Emmett Skiles / Wellness Coaching


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Emmett Skiles / Wellness Coaching

  1. 1. Wellness Tools used by Emmett Skiles, M.A. with Individuals and Corporate Wellness programs
  2. 2. The Illness-Wellness Continuum <ul><li>Key Concept #1: Wellness is a process, never a static state. </li></ul><ul><li>This model shows the relationship of the Wellness and Treatment Paradigms. </li></ul><ul><li>Moving from the center to the left shows a progressively worsening state of health. </li></ul><ul><li>Moving to the right of center indicates increasing levels of health and well-being. </li></ul><ul><li>The Treatment Paradigm can only take you to the neutral point, where the symptoms of disease </li></ul><ul><li>have been alleviated. The Wellness Paradigm, utilized at any point on the continuum, moves </li></ul><ul><li>one towards ever higher levels of wellbeing. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Iceberg Model of Health Key Concept #2: Illness and Health are only the tip of an iceberg. To understand their causes you must look below the surface.
  4. 4. The Iceberg Model of Health
  5. 5. The Iceberg Model of Health
  6. 6. The Iceberg Model of Health
  7. 7. The Wellness Energy System <ul><li>Key Concept #3: We are energy transformers. All our life processes, including </li></ul><ul><li>health and illness depend on how we manage energy. Putting together a </li></ul><ul><li>person’s energy inputs and outputs we have the complete wellness energy </li></ul><ul><li>system. These 12 life processes are the basis of the Wellness Inventory. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wellness Energy System - Inputs
  9. 9. <ul><li>Wellness is a choice …. a decision you make to move toward optimal health. </li></ul><ul><li>Wellness is a way of life …. a lifestyle you design to achieve your highest </li></ul><ul><li>potential for well-being. </li></ul><ul><li>Wellness is a process …. a developing awareness that there is no end point </li></ul><ul><li>but that health and happiness are possible in each moment, here and now. </li></ul><ul><li>Wellness is the integration of the body, mind, and spirit …. the appreciation </li></ul><ul><li>that everything you do, and think, and feel, and believe has an impact on your </li></ul><ul><li>state of health. </li></ul><ul><li>Wellness is the loving acceptance of yourself. </li></ul>What is Wellness? Quoted from John W. Travis, MD, MPH
  10. 10. It all begins by taking the Wellness Inventory Assessment
  11. 11. Assessing the Whole Person Assess yourself in each of the 12 dimensions of the Wellness Energy System.
  12. 12. The Wellness Inventory is both an educational tool and an assessment. It is also a personalized total wellness program.
  13. 13. Approach the assessment in Learning Mode – with an attitude of mindfulness and a spirit of self-discovery.
  14. 14. - There are 10 statements for each dimension - 120 total. - Each statement describes a wellness action, skill, belief, attitude or awareness. - The assessment generally takes 30-45 minutes to complete. About the Assessment
  15. 15. If you are registering as a new user, please click on the link “Click here” next to New User.
  16. 16. The Assessment
  17. 17. Wellness Score
  18. 18. Satisfaction Score
  19. 19. Understanding My Strengths
  20. 20. Create Wellness Action Steps
  21. 21. Select Frequency of Email Reminders
  22. 22. Email Reminders
  23. 23. My Wellness Journal
  24. 24. Self-Study Center The Self-Study Center contains expert commentaries on the 10 wellness statements from each of the 12 sections of the assessment (total of 120 commentaries. You can read commentaries on the specific areas of wellness in which you currently have action steps. This enables you to gain a deeper understanding of these areas. Statements are listed within each of the 12 areas in the order of the their level of motivation to change.
  25. 25. Self-Study Center
  26. 26. Wellness Resource Centers The 12 Resource Centers have been created to provide helpful resources, tools and services to assist you in successfully implementing your personal wellness plan and achieving a higher level of health and wellbeing. The Wellness Resource Centers act as your “Wellness Solution” in all 12 dimensions of wellness, enabling you to access expert articles, exercises, books, as well as educational audios and DVDs.
  27. 27. Wellness Resource Centers
  28. 28. Wellness Resource Centers
  29. 29. Wellness Resource Centers Access books for further research on each dimension of wellness
  30. 30. Reassessment & Monitoring Progress <ul><li>It is recommended to take a follow-up Wellness Inventory </li></ul><ul><li>assessment after six months. </li></ul><ul><li>You can then use the Test Comparison feature in the program to show </li></ul><ul><li>the percentage of change in your Wellness and Satisfaction scores in all </li></ul><ul><li>12 dimensions of wellness. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Wellness Coaching Key Feature of Your Wellness Program <ul><li>Wellness Coaching – Tends to be the most effective method for creating sustainable lifestyle change. </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching can be done either in my office or by telephone. </li></ul><ul><li>Initial session assists you in understanding your assessment results and exploring the areas you are most motivated to change . </li></ul><ul><li>Supports you in creating a realistic personalized wellness action plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching sessions maintain accountability for your evolving plan and supports you every step of the way. </li></ul>