Transitioning to a Healthy Organic Diet
If you want your client to actually create lasting changes in their quest to live healthily we have to push for them to be honest with themselves. Only then can positive changes begin to take hold.
At times, our clients say that they are not aware of what they need to do in order to make changes. This isn’t new in coach-client relationships. But at the root of this thinking is a benign type of ignorance that we all have. What if you were to ask a client to answer the following question as part of their assessment: “What am I pretending not to know?”
This direct and honest question can get things started. You can be more efficient if you can cut through the unknown factors and dive into understanding why knowledge and awareness are being ignored. Have clients think of ways to apply this to every aspect of their life, beginning with health behaviors and food choices. This allows your client to take full responsibility for, and control of, their efforts to live a green and holistic life. [Read more…]