Featured Graduate: Romina Portas

Romina Portas is an International Coach Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC). She is a project manager and entrepreneur currently developing a program about cross-cultural coaching. She was born in Italy, and works in Italy, Spain, and Pakistan. Here is more about Romina and her story: Three years ago, I decided to move to Pakistan to broaden my horizons and develop an inter-cultural coaching program. After one year living in Pakistan, I then became involved in another project to better understand the culture and country.…

ACTIVITY & TAKING ACTION

Last month we talked about our Holistic Assessment as a tool to consider when cleansing/spring cleaning, and this month we thought it would be a great opportunity to look at the Holistic Assessment in terms of activity and taking action. Here in the Northern Hemisphere it’s springtime; a time of activity and things coming to life, a time for new growth and movement. Sometimes people dread the idea of exercise or going to the gym (and other’s love it), so we thought it might be…

Lynda Berger: A Featured Graduate

Lynda Berger is a Registered Nurse, and Board Certified Holistic Nurse. She is currently working toward a Holistic Health and Wellness Nurse Coach Certification and has nearly completed the 60-hour Wisdom of the Whole coach training program. She is on a holistic care team at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango, Colorado. Her department is in Integrative Care Services, and they are known as the TLC Team (Touch, Love and Compassion).   Here is more of Lynda’s story: The TLC team goes everywhere in the…

ZOEY WREN – A FEATURED GRADUATE

Zoey Wren is a Business Coach, Life Purpose Coach, Reiki Master, Sound and Vibrational Healer, and Musician who has produced 3 CDs: Light on the Water, Make Me a River and Sounding The Chakras. Through her 6 step transformational program, Courage to Thrive, Zoey supports healer-entrepreneurs to find their voice, build confidence, attract ideal clients and create thriving careers.   Before my coaching training with Wisdom of the Whole, I had been struggling for years to make ends meet as an energy healer and musical…

A Path to a Nurse-Owned Business – A Featured Graduate

Karen Sanders, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC, works as adjunct nursing faculty and a clinical coordinator at South College in Asheville, NC. She is also an instructor for the North Carolina Board of Nursing, teaching an ethical/legal decision-making course to disciplined nurses.  In addition, Karen is a faculty assistant and student advisor for Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy, and she speaks and presents on self-care strategies for nurses, healthcare providers, and seniors.  In 2016, she founded her own company, RNPatientAdvocacyNC.com. Having been born with a…

One Coach’s Story-A Featured Graduate

FEATURED GRADUATE: MARIAN LONG RN, MSN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC, ND, CHTP/IMarian has a long history of using holistic nursing concepts and practices in hospital and community settings. She has been a nurse for more than 30 years in ambulatory care, long term care, home care, hospice, hospital and private practice settings. She has a MSN in Holistic Nursing from Tennessee State University and is an active member of the American Holistic Nurses Association. She has a Naturopathic Doctoral degree (ND) and holds certifications as a Healing…

Is Coaching Part of Your Encore?

Is Coaching Part of Your Encore? by Ruth Tongen Encore career is the term used for second half of life work that has greater personal meaning and creates social impact. Are you considering an encore career in your future?The number of people choosing to pursue encore careers is growing rapidly. In 2011, Penn Schoen Berland found that 4.5 million Americans between the ages of 50 to 70 are in encore careers and 21 million will join them in the next five years. Studies by Babson College…

Grief Coaching Call

Coping with Grief During the Holidays As a way of honoring the Grief Process, we have put together a 1 hour recording with some of our Faculty members who are coaches and grief coaches.  Access to this recording is free and it is yours to keep. We also hope you will share it with others who you know are coping with a loss right now. Please help us spread some peace and good grief to our friends and family. Grief Coaching Call     We know right now can…