As a part of this blog, we are going to feature people with inspirational stories that we want to share with our readers. Our first inspirational story, brought to you in interview fashion, features Linda Smith (Director of Duke IM Educational Programs) and Kathy Mackintosh (Certified Integrative Health Coach and Duke IM instructor). The video interview delves into the health behavior changes that Kathy put into place and led to her successful weight loss of 100 lbs. Kathy also briefly explains how becoming an Integrative Health Coach has helped her to reach others though a combination of education and coaching. We hope you enjoy the video and continue join us for upcoming inspirational stories.
1. Connect your new habit to your best self Deep motivation for change comes from connecting your habits to what you most want for optimal health and how that supports you in being your best self. 2. Create a 3-6 month goal Three to six ...READ MORE
A person typically takes around 22,000 breaths per day. So, bringing your attention to this occurrence for a few minutes daily can provide many health benefits. Furthermore, pausing for a short breathing break is a great way to enjoy a quick refresher during a hectic day. Conscious breathing or ‘breath awareness’ ...READ MORE
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