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Blog posts tagged with "health"

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How to Handle Resistance When You're Making Positive Changes

By Nicole Martin   |  May 30, 2019

One of the hardest and most surprising challenges when it comes to taking back your health is how others deal with you wanting to change...

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Why Falling Off the Wagon Can Actually be a Good Thing

By Nicole Martin   |  May 23, 2019

We've all been there. We begin making healthy changes in our daily life. Things are going great, and then... We fall off the wagon...

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Why Your Cravings Don't Have to Define You Anymore

By Nicole Martin   |  May 16, 2019

One of our members recently told me a story about a chili dog. Which reminded me of my life-long temptation with potato chips. Which taught me an incredible lesson about why people fall off their diet. So, a quick story: A few months ago, I was tal

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5 Ways to Maintain Your Diet While Traveling

By Nicole Martin   |  May 9, 2019

Here's how to stick to your healthy eating plan when you're on the go...

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The 6 Human Needs, and Why They Matter to Your Health

By Nicole Martin   |  May 2, 2019

Tony Robbins has identified six basic human needs, divided up into two categories, physical and spiritual. Physical needs include certainty, variety, significance, and love and connection. The two spiritual needs are growth and contribution. This li

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3 Ways to Develop a Supportive Community to Help You Get Healthy

By Nicole Martin   |  April 25, 2019

You can't get healthy alone. Or, if it's not impossible, it's at least incredibly hard... and incredibly rare. Humans are social, so taking back your health is, by default, a community endeavor. You need support. You need encouragement. You need pe

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Larry: Change Your Understanding, Change Your Life

By Nicole Martin   |  March 11, 2019

Watch Larry's inspiring story to find out how the bad habits he'd cultivated for 63 years were reversed... in just six months!

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Joy: Change Your Education, Change Your Life

By Nicole Martin   |  February 25, 2019

Joy woke up one morning and couldn't walk. The pain in her joints was overwhelming...

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Paul: Change Your Habits, Change Your Life

By Nicole Martin   |  February 18, 2019

The numbers speak for themselves. At 50, Paul's cholesterol was at 350...

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Liz: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

By Nicole Martin   |  January 22, 2019

Liz always considered herself a healthy person because she never got sick. But then, she started to gain a lot of weight.

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Paul: Change Your Nutrition, Change Your Life

By Nicole Martin   |  January 21, 2019

Paul's story started with a moment of incredible pain. The pressure on his chest was like nothing he'd ever felt before.

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Marc and Kim: Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Life

By Nicole Martin   |  October 2, 2018

Marc and Kim of chickpeaandbean.com are back to talk about how to fuel your body and mind... the right way!

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Marc and Kim: Change Your "Diet," Change Your Life

By Nicole Martin   |  September 27, 2018

Marc and Kim of chickpeaandbean.com talk about how to get out of the fad diet cycle and take back your life!

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Marc and Kim: Change Your Fate, Change Your Life

By Nicole Martin   |  September 25, 2018

Marc grew up in a big Mexican family, with eight brothers and sisters. And except for one sister, every one of his siblings and his mother were diabetic. He knew that his fate would be the same. It must run in his genes, right?

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A Lesson in Leaning in

By Nicole Martin   |  July 11, 2018

It came out of nowhere. I was in the middle of a consult with a potential new member when it started...

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How the Executive Health Coaching Program Works

By Nicole Martin   |  March 22, 2018

Here at the Wellness Training Institute, we're incredibly excited about the recent launch of our Executive Health Coaching Program. Like our other programs, it's designed to guide you step-by-step, no matter how dire your health situation might be,

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Introducing The Executive Health Coaching Program

By Nicole Martin   |  March 15, 2018

When I first met Bill, it was at one of our Wellness Dinner Seminars. He was an imposing figure. He was well-dressed and looked like someone who took his life and career very seriously. Dan exuded success. And he also spent the entire seminar with hi

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Cards on the Table: Here's What We're All About at the Wellness Training Institute

By Michael Dangovian   |  March 8, 2018

When it comes to getting healthy, it seems like there are a lot of options out there. The diet industry itself, in fact, is worth over $60 billion according to the latest statistics. That's $60 billion worth of potential answers to the question: &ldq

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Health KickStart Series #4: Connect

By Nicole Martin   |  January 3, 2018

Is this simple habit missing from your health?

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Is Your Doctor Treating Your Diabetes the Right Way?

By Nicole Martin   |  December 26, 2017

Most doctors understand medicine. And medication. What they don't always get trained in, though, is nutrition. Is your doctor approaching your type 2 diabetes care the right way? Two things surprised me the most after working with members...

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Releasing the Ninjas: What a Detox Really Does for Your Body

By Nicole Martin   |  December 7, 2017

You hear a lot about detoxes these days. But how do they actually work? Good question. Here's the answer...

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Fall 2017 Recipe Club

October 18, 2017

Quinoa and Vegetables

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Why You Should Start a Detox… Today

By Nicole Martin   |  October 16, 2017

Looking to do a detox? Start here first...

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5 Habits for Happiness

By Michael Dangovian   |  October 6, 2017

The simple truth is this: Happiness is a choice. And your health depends on how you choose.

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4 Things to Prioritize for Lasting Happiness

By Nicole Martin   |  August 24, 2017

Can you be truly happy? A lot people will say it's impossible. I'm here to dispel that myth once and for all.

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A Recipe for Happiness

By Michael Dangovian   |  August 17, 2017

Here's a simple recipe for lasting happiness.

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Plants, Protein, and Eternal Happiness

August 3, 2017

A recent study out of Australia shows what those of us who've switched to a plant-based diet already know. Eating more fruits and vegetables, according to the research, appears to make you happier. Which makes sense, right?

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3 Ways to Guarantee You'll be Unhappy for Your Entire, Miserable Life

By Nicole Martin   |  August 1, 2017

Want to make sure that you'll never, ever be happy? Here are three proven techniques for getting miserable... and staying that way!

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Meditate... and Get Happy!

By Nicole Martin   |  July 27, 2017

It's always amazing to me to watch a yoga class come in stressed and harried... and then watch them leave an hour later, relaxed, lighter, and happier. It's also amazing that recent studies have shown that the happiness bump you get from yoga...

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