When my clients reach out to me for support, they often feel like they’re at a loss of what works for them and their bodies to reach their health, weight and wellness goals. In fact they’re so frustrated and sometimes even feel hopeless after trying many different approaches with short-term success and ending up back in the same place, only more frustrated. The great part is that they haven’t given up and have sought out a new and different approach they hope will be different and lead to sustainable results.read more
I’m excited to announce that starting on Friday, December 7, 2018, I’ll have office hours on Fridays from 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM in the Chicago Loop in partnership with Anatomy & Alchemy. This new location is great for anyone who works and lives in the city.read more
The holidays are supposed to be festive and a time for celebration but sometimes they can be anything but. Between all of the social gatherings, festive foods and extra time with our families, the holidays can be fun, indulgent, exhausting, emotional and stressful all at the same time. But what if you could approach the holidays with ease and a sense of calm?read more
I had the great pleasure of being interviewed live on the radio to share information about my Health Coaching practice. During the interview I was asked:
- What do you offer as a Health Coach? (0:42)
- What inspired you to go down this career path? (1:42)
- What’s the first thing you tell a potential client who may not be leading the healthiest lifestyle? (4:08)
- Why do you think we have such a problem with obesity and cravings today? What’s the underlying problem? (4:55)
- Do you love your occupation? (6:30)
You can listen to the interview here and please post any comments or questions you have.
Laura B. Folkes is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) and is a Certified Holistic Health Coach. She supports busy adults to take back control of their eating, successfully navigate life with food intolerances, reduce cravings and/or make sustainable changes without deprivation. After successfully losing 60 pounds and working through her own emotional relationship with food, Laura recognizes there are many factors keeping individuals from sticking to what they know works but it’s her mission to help others overcome these factors to become healthier and happier.
To learn more or schedule an initial consultation, contact Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org more
Support plays an important role when it comes to reaching health and weight goals. Many traditional diets provide group support but they focus mainly on what’s happening with the food and not the individual. Or, they may want to focus on exercise but your fitness plan is in great shape and you could really use assistance with emotional eating.read more