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Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin and Anne Frank all kept journals and the world is a richer place because of it.  The personal journaling that you may keep enriches your own life and can be a great companionVol_1_cover1Vol_1_back_covera


Being reflective through writing brings us insights we never would have achieved by simply sitting around thinking about things.  We learn as well through our conversations with others but why not use all three methods for our own growth…reflective thinking, journaling and conversation with others?


One real advantage of journaling is that it is always there for you.  Pen and paper, or computer keyboard readily equip us to reflect, ponder, dream, express, track, and plan.  As we work on improving our lives it can also be a place where we keep track of our efforts and our progress.  Self-deception is reduced when we write it down!

Knowing the power of journaling and combining it with the methodology of the Wellness Mapping 360° Wellness Coaching approach has resulted in our creation of a whole series of publications: The Paths of Wellness Guided Wellness Journals. Volume One is Your Journey to a Healthier Life. This first volume is for anyone to work on their wellness and improve their life either on their own, or preferably, working with a wellness coach individually or in a group.  Subsequent volumes will be similar, but will focus on providing a guided journal for people who are facing specific health challenges such as heart issues, diabetes, arthritis, etc.  It gives wellness seekers a place to put all their wellness efforts in one place, respond to powerful questions, crystallize their own well life vision, create a wellness plan and keep track of their behavior, reflect and find inspiration.


Your Journey to a Healthier Life is available through our publisher, Whole Person Associates ( and wellness coaches and organizations can get significant quantity discounts by contacting Whole Person Associates (1-800-247-6789).



I’ve kept a couple of journals for many years.  One is a personal journal where I can just go wherever I need to with my thoughts and feelings inside a confidential container.  The other is a personal wellness journal.  That one allows me to focus on my own lifestyle improvement, plan, keep track and seek the motivation and inspiration that I need to give the consistent effort that pays off in being healthy and well.  When I contribute to my wellness journal I feel more fully engaged in a conscious process of attending to my health and devoting awareness to my own personal growth.  I keep it fun, including experiences that bring me joy, not just writing down how many times I went jogging this week.



When I ask my wellness coaching clients “How will you know when you are being successful?” they usually have to come around to some kind of conclusion that they need to keep track of their behavior.  Writing it down works, even if it’s as simple as X’s and O’s on a wall calendar.  Journaling though, can be so much more.



Michael Arloski, Ph.D., PCC


We are passionate about providing the highest level of wellness coach training delivered with integrity in a high touch manner that honors each persons uniqueness. we are excited about growing the craft of Wellness Coaching and supporting its uses in Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine.


We are committed to creating and supporting a community of wellness & health coaches and all the people interested in health and wellbeing and encouraging their professional and personal development.


We persevere to bring coaches and organizations together to affect positive health outcomes, positive healthcare change, and to support positive lifestyle change at all levels. We are dedicated to actively creating Allies For A Healthy World!

Helping You Succeed as a Certified Health Coach !

The Real Balance Wellness Mapping 360º™ ”Wellness & Health” Coach Certification program is one of the top-rated health and wellness coach certification programs, offering the best value and greatest support for students and graduates seeking to become health coach professionals.

 During training, you’ll receive an unparalleled, interactive learning experience. Training sessions are led by highly qualified instructors who provide ongoing feedback and support. Our approach is very personal.

After receiving your certification, our team will continue to provide unlimited support, access to our private Coach Center and Distance Learning membership site. We provide the latest lifestyle and health topics and more. You become part of our learning community - Allies For A Healthy World!

The demand for certified health coach professionals has never been greater.

As a Certified Wellness & Health Coach, you’ll play a key role in helping clients develop healthier lifestyles, enriching their lives with encouragement, expertise, and support. Our health coach certification courses provide tools and resources to make it easy to implement the Wellness Mapping 360°™ method of wellness & health coaching. You will learn a holistic approach that is very practical to implement. 


In this area you will find  a listing of all our class offerings!


Become a member and gain access to valuable education, connection, research, and our "Find a Coach" network. 


We all need to keep on top of the ever growing and ever changing world of health coaching. The research continues to add up and we will do our best to keep you in the know.

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Jennifer Bleck is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Associate Professor, and Real Balance faculty. Jennifer teaches Health & Wellness Coaching courses to students at the University of South Florida. She specializes in program evaluation and conducts research on coaching through her role as the Co-Director of the College for Applied Lifestyle Medicine. After completing a demo foundation coaching session with Dr. Arloski in May 2022, she began a weight loss journey, during which she lost 130 pounds to date. This webinar will discuss the impact of coaching on her journey.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  The webinar will be recorded.  Afterwards those registered will receive a link to the recording.  1 day after the webinar you will be emailed a short summary / evaluation to complete to gain CE's. Once submitted you will be emailed a Certificate of Attendance. If you are interested in 1 hr. of NBHWC CE’s you may petition.

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1 day after the webinar you will be emailed a link to an evaluation to complete to gain CE's. Once submitted you will be emailed a Certificate of Attendance.CEU's Are no longer provided directly for the NBHWC.

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Effectively Coaching People with Health Challenges

In this self-paced, 5-module (6 hour) class participants will learn about specific lifestyle-related health challenges, the lifestyle changes needed and how to support a person as they make lifestyle changes needed to be healthy and well. In particular the course covers coaching people to live well with Heart Issues, Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes, Hypertension & Stroke and Asthma & COPD.

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5/16, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/27 2024 - (6 Thursdays) 7:00 - 8:30 Eastern time and 7pm - 9pm ET on 6/27/2024

Course Purpose

This certificate training is for those professionals within either a human resource, wellness, health, or coaching related profession to learn about and acquire skills and tools for assisting individuals and organizations to enhance their resilience and thriving capacity.

Research from participants who completed this course has shown significant pre-to-post increases in several coaching competencies. This includes being more present for clients, the ability to develop plans for thriving, and how to work with one’s own resilience story in the context of coaching.

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