- Knowledge and expertise
Having someone that understands your unique goals, the challenges that you may encounter and how to successfully overcome them, is crucial to make long-lasting changes. A coach can not only help you achieve your goals but also provide education for sustainability.
Making changes is not an easy task. Some days we will do very well and other days we may feel like giving up, especially, during stressful times. A coach will always be there to remind you of the reasons why you need to stay on track and keep you accountable when you are feeling unmotivated.
- Thinking and behavior modification
Many times, when we are trying to make positive changes in our lives, negative thoughts seem to surface more often. These, can lead us to make unhealthy choices and sabotage our greatest efforts to create healthy habits. A coach can help you identify and correct such erroneous thoughts so that you can keep making the best choices in your healthy lifestyle journey.
The objective of a great coach is to equip you with the necessary tools to help you become independent and make healthy eating a lifestyle.
- Connection and support
It is vital to have a supportive system when trying to make changes in our lives. A coach will create a genuine, respectful and supportive connection with you. By focusing on your unique needs and circumstances, he/she will be actively listening to your concerns and communicating as often as needed until you feel comfortable.