Taking Steps Together

Behavioral scientists have shown that one-on-one coaching is among the most effective approaches to helping people make and sustain improvements in their lives. A coach enables change by focusing on your stated needs, values, vision, and goals and helping to bring out your personal best. 

Having a coach is particularly powerful when you have decided to fully commit to making significant behavioral and lifestyle changes. Together we’ll create your personal vision for wellness and identify priorities in one or more areas including: fitness, weight, nutrition, stress, and general health. We will also discuss the principles that are important for you to be successful in developing a healthier lifestyle.

Committing to Change

You will make healthy choices, when you are ready to commit to making changes. The only way to break bad habits is to replace them with good ones. WE ARE OUR HABITS.

Setting Your Wellness Goals High

There is nothing more empowering than challenging yourself by setting a long-range goal, meeting and perhaps even surpassing the goal you set. Working weekly with a Wellness Coach can help you make healthy, lifestyle choices and changes and can help you accomplish things you never dreamed you could do.

Whatever your wellness issues might be, I can help you find the time to exercise, eat a healthier diet, reduce stress, lose weight, have more energy and feel better about yourself and your health and wellness. There is no magic formula, but it takes persistence and planning. You can do it. We can do it together.

• Eat healthier
• Kick bad habits
• Cut dietary fat
• Exercise
• Balance your life
• Eat more fruits &vegetables, Omega-3s, fiber and legumes
• Eat smaller meals & mindfully
• Volunteer
• Be grateful (Gratitude is highly correlated with happiness!)

Examples of Healthy Choices and Healthy Changes

• Eat real food. Eliminate processed foods that tend to be high in sugar
• Choose a balanced diet
• Fill up on on fiber
• Don’t skip breakfast
• Eat when you’re hungry—and mindfully
• Be dedicated, determined and disciplined—and allow for mistakes
• Wear a pedometer
• Keep a journal
• Allow yourself a treat now and then—don't deprive yourself


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Disclaimer: The information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for advice from a physician or other health care professional. Any communication with Susan Helmrich, Ph.D. or with representatives of healthandwellnessmatters.com does not constitute advice from a physician or other health care provider and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Whether you do or do not have any known health problems, it is advisable to consult your doctor before making major changes in your lifestyle.