Have you ever pondered the idea of hiring a health coach to guide you on your journey to a healthier life? The decision to work with a health coach can be a pivotal moment on your path to wellness. These dedicated professionals are not just experts in nutrition, fitness, and well-being; they are your partners in transformation, providing the knowledge, motivation, and support you need to reach your health goals. But to fully harness the benefits of their guidance, it’s vital to lay the right groundwork.

As an experienced health coach, I’m here to share the essential steps I recommend before we embark on this life-changing journey together. With proper preparation, you’ll maximize the effectiveness of your coaching experience and set yourself on a clear path toward a healthier, happier you.  You are the master of your own destiny. Your coach is here to help you succeed.

Here are those three steps:


Clarify Your Health and Wellness Goals

The first step in preparing for coaching is to identify your health and wellness goals. Knowing what you want to achieve provides a clear direction for both you and your coach. Whether it’s weight loss, fitness improvement, stress reduction, or overall well-being, having specific goals helps us tailor our approach to your unique needs.  You do not need to know everything, but an idea as to where you want to begin.  Your health coach can guide you from there.


Summarize Your Current Lifestyle

To receive the best, most individualized support, provide your coach with a brief summary of your current lifestyle. Include details about your diet, exercise routines, and any existing health concerns. This snapshot of your current habits allows your coach to design a personalized plan that considers your starting point, making it easier for you to make lasting, sustainable changes.  Don’t stress about pulling this information together.  Just a few bullet points is helpful.


Communicate Your Expectations and Focus Areas

Your journey to a healthier lifestyle is a partnership, and your coach is here to assist you in reaching your goals. Share your expectations and let your coach know which areas you’d like to focus on, be it nutrition, fitness, stress management, or other wellness aspects. This open communication ensures that your coaching experience aligns with your priorities.  Many of my clients want to work on everything at the same time, which is overwhelming.  Being overwhelmed leads to quitting, so this conversation is essential for prioritizing your goals and expectations.

By following these crucial steps, you’ll be well-prepared to embark on your wellness journey with a coach by your side. This groundwork ensures that your coaching experience is tailored to your needs, setting you up for success. Achieving a healthier lifestyle is a rewarding and transformative endeavor, and with proper preparation and guidance, you can reach your full potential.

Take the first step towards a healthier, happier you, and become the woman you know you are inside.  One who is full of energy, and vibrancy, ready to take on the world; or at least your part of it. Schedule a private 30-minute call with me today and let’s get you on the path you are eager to follow.  Your well-being is worth investing in, and together, we can make your wellness goals a reality.


Denise Stegall

Denise Stegall

Meet Denise E. Stegall, the CEO and Curator of Living Healthy List.com. With 25 years of experience and study in nutrition, cooking, exercise, and coaching, she helps female entrepreneurs and businesswomen curate a healthy, happy, and productive life.

As an inspirational thought leader, Denise provides honest, research-backed information on health, wellness, personal development, and fun for real-life application. Her platform, Living Healthy List, is a go-to community for health and wellness resources, empowering positive changes and creating the life you want.

Denise’s background in nutrition and her philosophy of “Eat Real Food, Make Good Decisions, and Be Accountable” shaped her International Best Seller, “Healthy Living, Happy Life: A Practical Path to Finding the Healthy Lifestyle That Works for You!”

She goes beyond her book and Living Healthy List to offer “Forever Wellness Lifestyle ,” a groundbreaking group coaching model with individualized roadmaps for true health, balance, stress management, confidence, and an uplifting lifestyle. Denise E. Stegall is devoted to empowering individuals to embrace holistic well-being and fulfillment.

“Living a healthy lifestyle does not have to be hard! “