How to make a living as a health coach

How to Make a Living for Health Coaches

As 2017 winds down, I’m looking ahead to next year and thinking about what I can create and offer that’s helpful to health coaches.  One of the biggest questions I hear over and over from health coaches is this: can I actually make a living doing this work? The answer is absolutely! But it helps…

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How Running a Cleanse Supports Your Self-Care

I first got into the health and wellness industry because I was passionate about taking great care of myself, and my loved ones. Whenever I read a magazine, I always flipped to the health section to read about why almonds were better than peanuts, or quick workouts to build upper body strength. I’m not the only one, right?   Imagine…

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Should you add group programs to your coaching practice?

Over the last few weeks, many of my clients have been asking me whether they should add group coaching programs to their practices. As I dig deeper with them, this question is almost always a variation of the most common question I get, which is: “how can I find more clients?” Finding new clients is…

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Running a business when you have a chronic illness

I want to share a personal story with you today, one I don’t often talk about publicly. It’s the story of a chronic health condition I struggle with, and how over the last few years I’ve had to juggle my health with running my expanding business.   I initially became a health coach because I…

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Are We Friends?

You may have noticed that I’m a big believer in building community. For most of us, learning how to run our own coaching practices can feel overwhelming and isolating. My favorite solution for moments of doubt is to immerse myself in community. In fact, I believe that being connected to a community of your colleagues and peers is…

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The 3 Letter Word That Will Get You Unstuck

Running a business is a personal growth exercise like no other I’ve ever encountered – except for maybe parenting.   When we do work that requires personal growth – and trust me, running a business requires it – it’s inevitable that we’ll find ourselves bumping up against some of our biggest fears and blocks. Many people describe this experience as being…

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The Starfish Story, and how you can make a difference

There’s no question that the world feels chaotic and unpredictable, especially in the last few weeks (or months!). It’s scary to read the news and hear about natural disasters, war, and the suffering of fellow people. There are days when I struggle to process the tragedies that are occurring. I feel overwhelmed with frustration that there’s so little…

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The Only Question You Should Be Asking

On Tuesday night, as we were driving home from vacation, my mind turned to business. This often happens when I’m not specifically focused on something – I spend a lot of time thinking about health coaching, best business practices, and how to best support you. I know, it makes me a total dork, but I…

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Women Are Flocking to Alternative Health Practitioners. Here’s Why.

Over the weekend, I shared an article in my private Facebook group for health and wellness coaches that really struck a nerve. The article was about how women are flocking to alternative health practitioners because the traditional medicine community doesn’t listen to them. You can read the article here.   I was drawn to the article because I…

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How to Write Newsletters that Get Read

Newsletters can be a source of struggle and frustration for many business owners. Tell me if any of these sound familiar:   You spend hours crafting a thoughtful, well-informed message, but nobody reads it, or you don’t get any feedback.  Or, maybe you write draft after draft, but you never hit send because you’re stuck in analysis…

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