Congratulations to our newest Nurse Coaches

The following Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy graduates have passed their certification examination through the American Holistic Nurses Certification Corporation (AHNCC). We congratulate you on your accomplishment and look forward to hearing great things from our graduates about their continued growth as Nurse Coaches!!   Fall 2016 Exam Kim Compton Honor Edwards Kathryn Head Lauren Lucas Rosalyn Reynolds Kim Thompson Teresa Walding Spring 2017 Exam Glenn Gangano Angela Hamm Rose Hosler Rhonda Kantor Sherri Mathews Annette Meinzer Elaine Neiberding Leslie Ruprecht Jane Wengert Teresa…

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…

The Art & Science of Coaching

We are excited for our inaugural Wisdom of the Whole (WOW) coaching conference to take place in Rochester, Minnesota, September 9-10. The conference theme is “The Art and Science of Coaching: Wholeness for Transformation.” Coaches and health care professionals from all over the world are invited to join us at Assisi Heights in Rochester.   This conference offers something for everyone!   If you are Wisdom of the Whole Alumni: Take your learning to a new level. See how the brain and energy systems work…

Spring Cleaning

Last month, we talked about our Holistic Assessment as a great tool when considering nourishment, and this month we thought it would be perfect timing to discuss aspects of cleansing as part of the same Holistic Assessment. Why is it that we start cleaning in the spring? It’s tradition in many cultures, almost like it is hard-wired into us, to welcome in a new season and invigorate our surroundings. It’s a time when so many of us ask: What can I let go of? There…

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…

Nourishment

NOURISHMENT           Part of our Holistic Assessment is a great tool when considering nourishment because feeling nourished is not just about the food we eat, but about all kinds of things that “feed” us, as well as how it is balanced with cleansing, activity, and rest. Many of us tend to think about taking care of others and feeding others, but how do we really feed ourselves? How much time do we allow to feed ourselves? On April 4th our Nutritional Coaching Masterclass begins,…

5 Reasons Why Coaching is a Hot Topic

Twenty years ago not very many people had even heard of “coaching” outside of its traditional sports application. These days, this new profession, which could very well be the answer to many of our current problems, is experiencing incredible growth and quickly becoming a hot commodity throughout many industries, such as business, education, and healthcare.   Business coaching and life coaching were the first coaching specialties to really take off and emerge as distinct professions over the last few decades. Because of their success, coaching…

Compassion and Coaching

February often brings up thoughts of love, hearts, and Valentine’s greetings; it’s the perfect time to talk about compassion…and more specifically, compassion and coaching. Compassion is a very useful coaching tool; it can help a coach be in a place of non-judgement during a coaching session.  What might compassion look like for a coach, before or during a coaching session? It could be: expressing kindness to oneself and to your client, replacing negative inner dialog with positive dialog, or experimenting with a loving kindness meditation.…

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…