Kirklees Wellness Service
Wellness starts with you
Our service aim is for people living healthier, happier lives and feeling more able to look after themselves. We support adults 18 years+
on a one-to-one basis to develop personally tailored health and wellbeing goals. Wellness Coaches work with people
using motivational interviewing and health coaching techniques to refine goals and plan change.
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Could you be at risk of type 2 diabetes? If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you, or someone you know, could be at risk of type 2 diabetes. 13.6 million people in the UK are now at increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Sound scary? It needn’t be – research has shown that for some people, a combination of physical […]
It’s been difficult not being able to meet up with our friends, family and loved ones in the same way we were all used to and it’s been more important than ever before to look after not just our physical wellbeing but also, our mental wellbeing. Something that many have said that is helping them, and has certainly helped me throughout […]
What is coaching?… Coaching is a technique used to improve a person’s performance. The Wellness service uses a coaching approach to support people to reduce obstacles affecting their commitment to make lifestyle change and improve their health. When you can’t see the wood for the trees…. We are often times faced with health problems that can be managed with tweaks to […]
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It was great to have supportive suggestions and never feel like I was being ‘told’ what to do……. Instead my successes and failures were met with understanding and encouragement.
I’ve become more conscious of how food makes me feel and to make healthier choices. Eating better food has really helped me feel better physically, given me more energy and feel like I can concentrate better…..This is motivating me to keep going and I can see how my mind set is changing
I lost 5lbs during the programme but what I found surprising was that weeks later, the weight had stayed off and I was continuing to reduce my overall weight. I still enjoy the odd packet of crisps and chocolate and no longer see the changes I’ve made as ‘dieting’