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Sample ReallyBeU Plan (3 month program for increased energy)

I thought it might be of interest to see how ReallyBeU builds a plan for an individual client.

Individual Program, 3 month program (16 weeks, 8 meetings)

Strengths/Supports/Motivators:

Background & Notes:

Strengths: "ReallyBeU Client has successfully...

The Healthy Couple by the Reservoir

simple pleasures

This morning on an early walk around the reservoir by my house I saw a couple sitting on the bench. They were older, both with white hair and moving more slowly. I was walking by and the sun had just come up and was sparkling on the water. They were wearing very well worn clothes, soft t-...

Looking for a Health Buddy

How to choose a healthy friend

A mentor once told me that you can only know the parts of yourself that you share with someone else.  At the time, I remember thinking how wise that sounded but I was deep in my period of inauthenticity and fear and I certainly was not going to tell him the truth about my pain,...

Body Scan for Awareness

mindfulness

The first step in preparing for change, whether it be a small change like realizing that the clothes you are wearing are not comfortable to a large change like leaving a relationship or a job is awareness that a change is needed.  With awareness we can move away from denial or ignorance...

Everyone's Healthy is Different

definition of health

We say the word health often and most times we do not define what we mean.  It is assumed that there is an understanding amongst us all of what health is.  Today I met a woman whom on first interaction, by my definition, I would say has some health concerns.  She is...

What is Healthy but also Fun?

healthy fun

"Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better." ...

Privilege & Responsibility

Yesterday while stopped at a traffic light I saw to my left a younger man with a backpack holding a sign that read, "I'm hungry and tired."  I got sad immediately.  I have never tolerated my own hunger very well, I am one of those people that when I am hungry I get quiet,...

The Ancient Art of Listening

       Paul Tillich once said "the first duty of love is to listen."  I firmly believe that part of the reason that we listen to others so little these days is because we listen so little to...

Beginning Somewhere

 

People have told me that I should start a blog, and they have told me lots of times.  Usually the recommendation comes after I have talked someone's ear off about health and wellness.  I have secretly wondered if people may be encouraging me to write a...