The average American spends 93% of their time indoors, and despite advancements in medicine, chronic diseases are on the rise. Yet, what if the path to greater wellness is literally right outside your door? Come join us as we look at this timely topic and learn about the incredible health benefits found in nature. Can spending time outdoors really be good for you? We'll look at what the latest research says and how coaches can apply these wellness concepts both personally and professionally.
Vickie Silvas, M.Ed., MPAS, PA-C, CHWC, is a wellness coach and the founder of Healthier in Nature Wellness Coaching Company. Healthier in Nature LLC, came about from her passion of helping others achieve their optimal wellness and her love of the great outdoors. After 10 years of practicing in family medicine as a physician assistant, Vickie decided to pursue what she enjoyed most about health care, the preventative and integrative services that address the whole person: mind, body and spirit. She became interested in health coaching and obtained a Health and Wellness Coaching Certification through the Real Balance Global Wellness Coaching program. As a healthcare provider and wellness coach, Vickie understands the unique stressors that come with practicing medicine and truly enjoys working with healthcare professionals to achieve a fulfilling work/ life balance and optimal well-being for their most important patient, themselves. Vickie considers it a great privilege to journey alongside her clients as they discover their best way forward to practicing excellence and becoming healthy and whole for life!