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Pursuing a Life Coach Career? Here’s How Life Coaching Benefits Leaders

Life coaching is increasing in popularity (“What Can Coaches Do for You?”, 2009), and among professionals in leadership roles in particular, the benefits of this service are becoming more widely recognized. Life coaches work with individuals to help them set goals and develop a pathway to...
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Are Liquid Diets and Cleanses Safe? Details for Those Seeking a Nutrition Diploma

Liquid diets and cleanses, typically referred to as “detox” diets, have become increasingly popular over time—often linked to the desire of living healthy lifestyles or losing weight. The United States’ National Centre for Complementary and Integrative Health defines “detoxification”...
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A Look at Foods That Improve the Gut Microbiome for Students in Nutritionist School

Our intestines contain trillions of living microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses (Robertson, 2017). Collectively, these microorganisms are known as the gut microbiome. While some of these microorganisms—also referred to as microbiota or microbes (Harvard.edu, 2020)—are essential...
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How to Establish a Virtual Practice After Nutritionist School

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has lead to a shift online, with many services that used to be offered in-person now moving to virtual formats. A recent survey showed that members of the Canadian public not only accept virtual forms of healthcare, but hope such online services will continue after the...
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How a Counselling Therapist Can Use Expressive Therapies to Help Clients

Counselling therapists use a wide range of techniques to engage with their clients, depending on their unique situations. Expressive therapies are one group of techniques that may be effective for certain clients. These types of therapies include activities such as drawing, drumming, creative...
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Why Counselling Therapists Should Help their Clients Accept Their Negative Emotions

Professionals with diplomas in professional counselling training are adept at providing counselling both for individuals and groups. They assist their clients in addressing issues such as trauma, abuse, addiction, interpersonal and relational problems. Their sessions with clients can create...
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3 Habits Students in Nutrition School Can Teach Others to Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic can be a time of stress and uncertainty for many people. Unfortunately, this can mean a consolidation of unhealthy nutritional habits. Lethargy, anxiety, and a disruption of routines can result in overeating, underhydrating, and making unhealthy food choices.  Professionals...
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Methods Nutritionist Program Students Can Use to Encourage Clients to Eat Healthy During COVID-19

Professionals in the field of nutrition know how important a healthy diet is for a person’s well-being. Access to proper nutrition has a profound impact on an individual’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and resilience.  Concerns about health are in the forefront of many...
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How a Counselling Therapist Can Help Clients Cope with Headline Stress Disorder

For some people, current events have led to the exacerbation of a condition known as “headline stress disorder”. Because of how quickly news gets disseminated and spread thanks to cellphones and social media, it’s easy for anyone to feel overwhelmed by news coverage (Dong & Zheng, 2020)....
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Helping Clients Overcome Feelings of Hopelessness With the Help of Therapist Training

If someone is experiencing depression, feelings of hopelessness can be consistent. This is one of the more common features of depression, alongside possible feelings of pain, anger, trauma, and/or anxiety (Knaus, 2015). Oftentimes, a person can feel as if there is no hope for their future, and that...
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