Health coach week 1


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  • Until now scientists believed the brain and behavior was pretty much determined by the age of 12 or so. The brain could not change and therefore neither could the individual. However, we have discovered that the brain is more like plastic and can indeed be changed,meaning that behavior can be changed also. Let me read a brief passage from ‘the brain that changes it self by Norman Dodge
  • What do you want to be doing in 12 weeks?
  • Health coach week 1

    1. 1. “Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.”Mark Twain<br />“My advice is to go into something and stay with it until you like it. You can't like it until you obtain expertise in that work. And once you are an expert, it's a pleasure.” Milton Garland<br /> “Rule your mind or it will rule you.” Horace Mann<br />
    3. 3. You know that traditional dieting is not the answer. <br />
    4. 4. You’re Looking For Solutions to Lose Weight And Feel Better<br />
    5. 5. Feeling Good, Looking Good, And Losing Weight Ultimately requires Changing Behaviors<br />
    6. 6. Dr. Joyner And Bodysmart Have Teamed With You Today.<br />
    7. 7. We Will Show You How To Put Healthy Living Into Action<br />
    8. 8. We Are Committed To Your Success<br />
    9. 9. And Pleased To Be With You Here Today!<br />
    10. 10. So Where Do We Begin?<br />EXERCISE ? <br />HEALTHY EATING ?<br />
    11. 11. Neither.We begin inside our own mind.<br />
    12. 12. <ul><li>There’s a certain mindset that is needed for lasting behavior change that results in weight loss.
    13. 13. Mindfulness equals weight loss</li></ul>Our Mind – Makes Us Or Breaks Us.Let It Change Us!<br />
    14. 14. 7 Powerful Mind Connections<br /><ul><li>Progress not perfection
    15. 15. Movement as inspiration
    16. 16. Awareness as key factor in change</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Focusing on what really matters
    17. 17. Train the brain to train the body
    18. 18. Will Power is about organizational planning
    19. 19. Behavior change in context of joyful living </li></ul>Powerful Mind Connections <br />
    20. 20. You Must Have Vision“A vision without action is called a daydream; but then again, action without vision is called a nightmare.” Jim Sorensen<br />What do you want your healthy life to look like? If you can’t describe it, you can’t do it.<br />Write it down in detail but don’t worry about semantics.<br />
    21. 21. Keep your vision. <br /> Do the work, but be gentle on yourself.<br /> We change best in the context of joyful living.<br /> Know your BMI. It’s a needed reality check.<br />How to Get Motivation to Work For You<br />
    22. 22. Behavior in exercise – Set 1 goal <br />Behavior goals in eating habits - set 2 goals<br />Change 2 behaviors that have resulted in stress/bringing joy back into life goals<br />Specific weight goal in 12 weeks.<br />
    23. 23. What are you willing to do now? exercise behavior change<br />What are you willing to do now? nutritional behavior change<br />What are you willing to do now? stress reduction/joyful living change<br />Weekly Planning<br />
    24. 24. Percent achieved with each behavior<br />Increase – stay – or decrease behavior goal<br />Filling the gaps of information for you – Dr. Joyner and myself. Will include cardio programming for increased metabolic expenditures and feeling good<br />Twice a month weigh ins<br />Weekly Assessment<br />
    25. 25. 1. Set a number of minutes you will walk daily this week.<br />2. Start thinking about what you want your healthy life to look like<br />3. Log what you eat for one week.<br />Start Today<br />
    26. 26. Please bring a pen.<br />Bring a log book.<br />Read weekly handouts.<br />And remember<br />
    27. 27. We Are Committed To Your Success<br />