A Health and Wellbeing Coach service has been introduced in your local area through your GP Practice and YOU could benefit from it!
The impact that being physically active can have on your physical and mental health is incredible and I could wow you with on e statistic after another. But knowing these somewhat impersonal facts and being ready to make significant lifestyle changes are two very different things. Actually taking the steps in the right direction can be hard to do when you don’t know where or how to start and you struggle to motivate yourself in the first place. All the data in the world won’t help you to get out of bed earlier in the morning to go for that walk if it doesn’t feel important and personal enough to you.
Self-care is a term that is used a lot at the moment and is so important in these difficult times, but what if you don’t even know what self-care looks like for you and even if you did you haven’t got time to look after yourself because you’re so busy looking after everyone else?
The Health and Wellbeing Coaches are here to listen to you and your lifestyle concerns and how they may be impacting your health. We can help you to decide what is important for you and assist you to create personal short-term lifestyle goals and support you to implement them, which could lead to long-term lifestyle changes and health benefits as a result.
It could be as simple as drinking more water, eating fewer sugary snacks, going for a daily walk, but the important thing is that it works for you. We are here to guide you, and sometimes educate you about the impact of your lifestyle choices, but ultimately, you are in the driving seat of your own life and you will take the lead on what choices and changes you are ready to implement.
Did you know that increasing your physical activity can reduce your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and depression? This is to name just a few!
We know that finding motivation is tough for a lot of people and many of us are struggling with our physical and emotional health as a result.
BUT don’t despair; we have a team of Health and Wellbeing Coaches at in North Mansfield who could help to inject some motivation in to your days to help you feel more energised.
Our Health and Wellbeing Coaches can work with you to implement a personal action plan to support you to make healthier lifestyle choices to directly impact your physical and mental health. This service is free to all our patients and all you have to do is contact either Sam or Ben at the following email addresses to start your journey to a healthier you! Samantha.Brien1@nhs.net or Ben.Bray2@nhs.net
Can a Health and Wellbeing Coach help you?
What is a Health and Wellbeing Coach for?
A Health and Wellbeing Coach is there to support you with taking your health into your own hands. We want to help you develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to be involved in managing your own condition; to have the best quality of life possible.
Who is a Health and Wellbeing Coach for?
If you are struggling with or at risk of Long Term Conditions (LTCs) such as Hypertension, Asthma, COPD, CHO, Diabetes, TIAs or weight management then this service is for you. Learning you have a LTC can affect every aspect of your life. You may feel anxious or even over-whelmed. Our programme will help you to take control of your condition to enable you to get more of what you want from life, for yourself and your family.
How it Works?
Firstly, you will have a consultation with a Heath and Wellbeing Coach in which an action plan will be put together. After that we will offer individual advice and on-going practical support on lifestyle choices such as physical activity/exercise and basic nutrition to guide you on your journey to a healthier lifestyle.