To tell the story of Angelina Drews’ journey into health coaching is to tell a story about personal challenges and the woman who overcame them. Like so many others – family health concerns and work upsets moved her life course in directions she hadn’t originally planned. Angelina loved being a busy nurse on call 24/7 […]
Participating in the UNCG Health Coaching training was a great experience! When I was invited to join the team, I was truly humbled. Although the commitment seemed initially daunting, I was thankful for my colleagues’ vote in confidence and extending this wonderful opportunity to join such a talented team of individuals. Having the opportunity to […]
What do you get when you mix a mother of one, a dog lover, an avid music fan, and a health coach? You get Emily Medlin, certified health coach with WakeMed Health and Hospitals. She was trained at UNCG’s Health Coaching Program during April 2017, however her coaching journey began before that at WakeMed. Emily’s […]
While coaching in a worksite wellness program I was caught by surprise during a second session when my client told me she was finding it hard to “quiet the voice in my mind”. She expressed worry over constantly worrying. Talking with Josie I began to see this worrying take the shape of a person that […]
Crystal is an Academic Professional Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Education at UNCG. She joined the department in August 2016. Currently, she teaches six classes in the department, focusing on program planning and evaluation,community engagement and fieldwork. This emphasis comes from Crystal’s expertise in community recruitment, which she developed while working for […]
As a health coach, we do not diagnose, treat, or prescribe. However, the health coach does have the duty to be familiar with resources related to general health and wellness. One such resource is the MyPlate Supertracker. When stumbling upon choosemyplate.gov, one can see that many resources at your fingertips, all for free. Perhaps the […]
The Trump administration has cut major funding to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicaid, and the National Institutes of Health. In President Trump’s State of the Union speech, given on January 30th, 2018, he talked about how reducing the price of prescription drugs in the United States, will be one of his greatest […]
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