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Childhood Obesity Epidemic and the Nurse Coach Role

Many physicians recognize the need for families to make lifestyle changes, and may even encourage their patients to increase physical activity and improve their diets. However, more is needed. If a physician recommends an increase in physical activity or changes in diet, the whole family needs support and ongoing guidance in making those changes. Nurses, and specifically Nurse Coaches, have the skills and expertise to effectively support families in making changes to reverse these escalating patterns of illness for a more sustainable future.

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An Introduction to Integrative Nurse Coaching™ in Amarillo, TX

Among the many positive experiences of being an integrative nurse coach is the opportunity to share the work with like-minded nurses. A group of 15 wonderful nurses who live and work in the Texas Panhandle attended a One-Day Introduction to Integrative Nurse Coaching™ on March 29, 2014 facilitated by Advanced Integrative Nurse Coaches Dr. Lisa Davis and Dr. Heidi Taylor.

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Journey to Harmony Hill: A Nurse Coach Reflection

Much of my professional life has been about building community, collaborations, and innovations in ways to practice. I felt called early in my career to be “part of the creation of an educational, recreational, therapeutic community.” Although it took fifteen years from the time of that calling until I came on retreat next door to what is now Harmony Hill, it has been an amazing journey; amazing people joining in the adventure in this beautiful sacred space. Now being part of the Integrative Nurse Coach™ (INC) movement, I feel like my life’s work has come to an exciting new dimension of healing service.

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