If you’ve read my profile you know that I am Janice Burgess, or JB Quit Coach. I am a Clinical Pharmacist, a Certified Health Coach, and most importantly, a Quit Smoking Coach. I have assisted hundreds of clients to successfully quit smoking for good, and I must say that It is one of the most […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today I want to speak directly to clients who are struggling to quit smoking. There is something keeping you stuck and holding you back from your best and healthiest self, and perhaps it is FEAR. It’s normal to fear change, especially when it comes to quitting smoking. If you started when you were quite young, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last week I presented at the 7th International Conference on Addictive Disorders, Addiction Medicine and Pharmaceuticals in San Diego, California, USA. Much of the focus at this symposium was the Opiate Crisis in North America. Nearly 4000 Canadians died from apparent opioid overdoses in 2017, up from nearly 3,000 in 2016, and the latest national […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last week I attended the 7th International Conference on Addictive Disorders, Addiction Medicine and Pharmaceuticals in San Diego, California, USA. Considering the Opiate Crisis occurring in both USA and Canada, this conference should have been turning people away, nevertheless, everyone who attended this symposium left with new information and insight on how we might all […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
So much of coaching seems counter-intuitive, but once you experience the concept and put it into practice you can’t and won’t go back. Coach the Client, Not the Problem is one of those concepts. Why? Because people spend a lot of time living in their problems, so we want to change the focus entirely. This […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mindfulness is the new science of health and happiness, and it is more relevant and required than ever. We all tend to wear our over-stimulation like a badge of honor. We are texting and working, and planning, and making lists, and stressing, all simultaneously to the detriment of our emotional well being and health. Mindfulness […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
The Dalai Lama once said “Sleep is the Best Meditation”. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 50 to 70 Million adults in the US have a sleep or wakefulness disorder. Lack of sleep translates into starting your day feeling drained before you even start. Other mornings, you could swear you’ve had at least […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The World Health Organization has identified tobacco use as the single most preventable cause of premature disability and death worldwide (1). Approximately 20% of the population use tobacco daily, and therefore, my work as a Quit Smoking Coach, will not likely cease anytime soon. There are a handful of us out here assisting people to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I work from a small office where I dispense advice on how to quit smoking for amazing health. I’ll admit that it is lonely some days, but rewarding to see clients quit, cleanse their bodies of the 4700 plus chemicals found in a lit cigarette, and go on to live an amazing life despite releasing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Why should you even consider quitting smoking? Smoking a cigarette makes you feel good, after all. Otherwise you wouldn’t be doing it, that sounds pretty obvious. It relieves your stress, you like the taste when you’re out in social situations, and it makes you look cool. But does it really? Here are just a few […]Continue Reading... No Comments.