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The Library

Help yourself to some excellent articles covering a wide variety of subjects relevant to coaching and the issues we all face from time to time.

We did not write most of these articles and cannot be responsible for their content, but we offer them to you as "food for thought."



About Coaching

The Elements That Contribute to a Life In Balance
- an In Balance original article

A Life of Change and Choice, Moment by Moment
- an In Balance original article

Transformational Coaching - an In Balance original article

Cul de sac Paradigms - an In Balance original article

Chinese Handcuffs - an In Balance original article

Are you the driver or the driven? - an In Balance original article

Therapy By Phone

Fake Nostalgia for a Pre-Therapy Past



American Heart Association Weighs In On Sugar Intake

Eat Six Meals a Day Instead of Three Big Ones

Limit Both Fat and Sugar for Better Health

Can You Be Intolerent to Foods Like Pasta? (Gluten)

Reason Why One Cookie Is Never Enough

When Is Healthy Food Not So Healthy?

Wine and Chocolate May Be Good For Your Heart

Eating Yogurt Daily Has Various Health Benefits

Celebrity Chefs Lead The Charge For Healthier Food

Subbing 'Bad' Carbs For 'Bad' Fats Ups Heart Risk


Diets and Weight Loss

The Never-Ending Diet Wars

Atkins Diet's Return Reflects Idea That Saturated Fats Shouldn't Be Demonized

Healthy Diets Shown to Have Benefit Despite Modest Weight Loss

Calling a Food 'Healthy' May Make You Hungrier

Sleep's Role In Weight Loss Remains A Mystery

The Obesity-Hunger Paradox

For Obese People, Prejudice In Plain Sight

Women Are Hard-Wired to Worry About Their Weight: Study

The Fat Trap


Mind - Body Connection

Abstract Thoughts? The Body Takes Them Literally.

Better Living Through Meditation

Deep Breathing, Soft Music Relieve Stress Better Than an Expensive Massage

Daydreaming Might Improve Your Memory

Study: Midday Naps Can Boost Brain Function

Learning While You Dream

Is Marriage Good for Your Health?

Loving Relationships May Help Block Pain

The Healing Power of Laughter


Aging and Life Transitions

Is Aging a Disease?

How To Train The Aging Brain

Old Age, From Youth's Narrow Prism

Starting Over At 55

Consumer Reports Offer A Guide For Making The Most Of Old Age

The Pain of Losing a Spouse is Singular

With Cancer, Let's Face It: Words Are Inadequate

Getting On With Life After a Partner Dies

Follow These Tips to Soft Supple Skin Year-round


Modern Medical Diagnosis

The diagnosis? Too much care.

Experts Say U.S. Doctors Overtesting, Overtreating

More Women Than Men Seek Help for Treatment of Adult ADHD

Concocting a Cure for Kids with Issues (ADHD)

Depression's Upside

Mind Games - Insomnia

In Sleepless Nights, a Hope for Treating Depression

What Women Should Know About Infertility



Talk Deeply, Be Happy?

Trust Your Intuition

Playing the Victim

When Your Looks Take Over Your Life

New Health Rule: Quit Worrying About Your Health

How To Ruin a Child: Too Much Esteem, Too Little Sleep

Does Puberty Make You Stupid? Lessons From Mice

"Male Brain" Book Sheds Light On How Men Think

Bottled-up Anger in 'Type D' Personalities Triples Risk of Dying for Cardiac Patients

The Benefits of Blowing Your Top


Exercise and Fitness

A Growing Body of Evidence Links Exercise and Mental Acuity

For Better Muscle Tone: Fewer Reps, More Weight

To Keep Moving, Look Beyond the Physical

Weighing the Evidence on Exercise

These Excuses Can't Get You Out Of Doing Yoga

A Handy Way to Work Out

The Look of Fitness (Toning and Diet)

What Exercise Science Doesn't Know About Women

Your Brain On Exercise


Disclaimer: As a Health Coach, I will never attempt to diagnose, treat, make claims, prevent or cure any disease or condition. I advise my clients that Health Coaching is not intended to substitute for the advice, treatment and/or diagnosis of a qualified licensed health care professional.