Starting a Health Coaching Business eCourse

Working directly with clients and seeing first hand the transformation that can occur is a powerful and extremely rewarding experience. By doing this meaningful work you are sincerely helping people to feel and perform their best.

Since 2007 I have worked with and served over 250 clients. I deeply enjoy my practice, but it wasn’t always easy to gain new clients and dial in the technical aspects of starting a health coaching business. Over the years I have learned a variety of ...

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Traditional and Clinical Research on the Bacopa Dose for Brain Support

The rich and ancient tradition of Ayurveda from India has revered Bacopa as a rasayana (a substance that enhances health, longevity, and strengthens the mind) for around the last 2,300 years. During the third century BCE Bacopa was mentioned in an Ayurvedic treatise called the Charaka Samhita and described it’s medicinal and health benefits.

Bacopa is commonly called Brahmi in Ayurvedic medicine which means to expand consciousness. In this system it is known to be effective for psychological disorders including poor memory and focus. This is particularly interesting as modern ...

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Hericium Erinaceus Benefits for Brain Health

Hericium Erinaceus, also known as lion’s mane mushroom, has been used in Japan and China for centuries as both a food and tea. It actually has a delicious flavor when cooked, somewhat reminiscent of lobster. In both of these countries lion’s mane is known as a tonic for the brain, nervous system, and digestive system.

In Japan it is known as Yamabushitake, which translates as “those who sleep in the mountains.” This is a reference to a sect of hermit monks ...

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Ashwagandha Powder Dosage for Cognitive Support

In Ayurveda, the traditional medicine system from India, Ashwagandha is revered as a top Rasayana, which are a special class of substances that promote longevity, happiness, and strengthen the mind and memory. The name Ashwagandha translates as ‘smell of horse’ and relates to the smell of ashwagandha root. Ingesting this herb is said to confer the strength and virility of a horse. (1)

It is said that use of Ashwagandha can be traced back as far as 3,000 years ...

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Rhodiola Root Extract Benefits and How to Make Rhodiola Rosea Tea

Use of rhodiola root has a long and storied history in China, Tibet, Russia, and Scandinavia. In these countries it has been used for a range of conditions such as stress-induced depression, anxiety, fatigue, anaemia, impotence, infections (including colds and influenza), cancer, nervous system disorders, and headaches. (1)

It is also regarded as a tonic and stimulant, used to increase physical endurance, stress resistance, attention span, memory and work productivity, and resistance to high altitude sickness. (2) Pretty impressive for a single herb!

The amount ...

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Cacao Powder Benefits and Side Effects

When eaten in a cold-processed and organic form, cacao powder benefits a wide variety of health conditions, as you will see below. The only way cacao powder may not be good for you is if you have been tested to be allergic, if you eat non-organic mono-cropped varieties, if you eat too much, or if you are eating cacao powder mixed with unhealthy ingredients such as excess sugar and factory farmed dairy.

When I discovered cacao powder many years ago on ...

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Cultivated & Wild Blueberry Benefits for Brain Health

If I were stranded on an island and could only have one food it would definitely be blueberries. These amazing super berries not only taste delicious but are perhaps the best food for boosting memory. Many clinical studies have been done to prove the cultivated and wild blueberry benefits for brain health both in the young and elderly.

Blueberries are also well tolerated by most people so they are an excellent choice for recommending to your clients, especially if they have ...

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Benefits of Wildcrafted Herbs and Foods

Wildcrafted herbs and foods are those that are found in nature untouched by human hands in their growth process. For instance, wild dandelion greens, nettles, grasses, mushrooms, berries, nuts, and non-domesticated animals such as fish, bison, and other wild game.

Teaching your clients about the benefits of wild herbs and foods (and encouraging them to purchase and forage/hunt their own) is an essential component of a natural health consultation because it helps them to deeply connect with an ecocentric perspective (ecological ...

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Organic Versus Conventional Foods | Research and Benefits

The advantages of organic versus conventional foods are multifaceted and extremely important in the context of our current global health and sustainability crisis. As we continue to deepen our understanding and appreciation for the powerful nutrients within organic whole foods, we begin to see a simple yet profound truth: foods provided to us by the Earth with the least amount of alteration from their natural state tend to be the healthiest. Wild foods are obviously the foods that have had the least ...

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Holistic Health Practitioner Certification for U.S. Based Natural Health Professionals

Adding extra credentials behind your name is an excellent way to increase your credibility and trustworthiness in the eyes of potential clients or customers.

If you already have training as a natural health professional and want to add a Holistic Health Practitioner Certification to your resume, then I highly recommend signing up with:

American Association of Drugless Practitioners (U.S. residents only)

It costs $285 to submit an application and requires no further training ...

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