Over the past 30 years, we’ve licensed over 130,000 well being, diet, and health professionals. We often distinguished graduates who’re utilizing what they’ve realized to encourage others and make a distinction.
Meet certainly one of our featured graduates, Sarah Salain, an AFPA Licensed Holistic Nutritionist.
Inform us about your self.
Hello there! My title is Sarah. I’m a Registered Nurse & Holistic Well being Coach specializing in holistic diet and hormones. I assist empower girls on their well being and wellness journeys by educating and training on the significance of diet to general well being, in addition to balancing hormones. I completely love holistic well being, the seaside, and spending time with my husband and two pups. It’s really my mission to supply one of the best care, steering, and help to all of the purchasers I serve.
How did you initially turn into desirous about well being and wellness?
I’ve at all times been desirous about well being, however it wasn’t till I turned in poor health myself that I really took a deep dive into what holistic well being and wellness meant. After finishing AFPA’s Holistic Nutritionist course, I began delving deeper into holistic well being, and my physique started therapeutic and feeling higher. After I began implementing extra nutritionally dense meals, altering my life and habits, and changing into extra conscious, my whole life modified, and a brand new ardour for wellness started. Though my instances of illness have been extraordinarily disappointing and irritating, it fueled a brand new ardour to serve my purchasers as greatest as I might to lastly assist them get to the basis reason for their well being struggles.
Which AFPA certifications have you ever earned, and why did you select these certification applications?
I personally selected the Holistic Nutritionist course and certification for a number of causes. As a Nurse, I used to be taught little or no about how diet helps the physique and the way it may be used as medication. I really feel diet is among the most crucial points of well being and wellness, associated to each a part of our thoughts, physique, and soul. After I began studying and implementing the knowledge I used to be being taught within the AFPA course, I used to be floored. I felt as if I had stumbled upon a brand new model of well being and wellness that the whole world wanted to study. I knew it might turn into my mission to unfold consciousness about entire meals, holistic therapeutic, and simplifying weight-reduction plan and life-style to assist change folks’s lives.
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Inform me about your small business and the way you serve folks.
SimplySarahHealing is really my entire coronary heart and soul. My mission is to empower girls on their well being and wellness journeys by understanding their cycle, supporting their hormones with diet, therapeutic their intestine, and really getting aligned with their physique. I’ve created three applications that assist girls drop some weight, heal their intestine, decrease their toxin load, and really perceive their cycle phases whereas balancing their hormones.
What are your favourite components of operating your small business?
There may be completely no higher feeling than my purchasers sharing their wins with me. Each week I simply wish to soar up and down once I get messages about their achievements. Whether or not it’s hitting their objective weight, feeling extra assured of their garments, feeling stronger within the health club, getting a optimistic being pregnant check after combating infertility, or simply figuring out and understanding their physique’s particular hormonal cues at sure phases of their cycle. It’s so vital to me that each single certainly one of my purchasers leaves me with empowerment, confidence, and a lot extra information than they got here to me with.
What has been the toughest a part of operating your small business, and what have you ever realized from it?
My purchasers really turn into mates to me, so I have fun their wins and really feel their losses. Well being journeys will not be at all times 100% linear. Typically we get caught, hit a tough patch, or have a foul week, so when my purchasers are combating their well being and wellness journeys and even with a tough life second, I really really feel it with them. I, too, am nonetheless by myself private well being and wellness journey, so I can empathize with how arduous it truly is to actually change your life-style sooner or later at a time. Some days will be powerful and defeating, however that’s why having a coach is so vital!! I really feel assured that my purchasers and I can navigate their very own distinctive and private journey collectively!
How has changing into licensed with AFPA impacted your life?
After I signed up for the AFPA Holistic Nutritionist course, I had no intention of ever being a well being coach. I used to be merely determined for an answer to assist me by myself private journey. As I learn, studied, and continued to be taught, I felt like I used to be relearning a whole totally different system of well being and therapeutic. I turned so obsessed with spreading consciousness relating to the significance of diet. After I began dwelling by the knowledge I used to be studying and began feeling higher in my very own well being, I simply knew it was my mission to assist different girls do the identical. I used to be SO bored with operating into girls that have been continually dismissed for his or her signs, who have been informed how they have been feeling was “simply being a girl,” who have been damaged down, defeated, helpless, and have been combating their physique. I needed to heal that, assist them discover the sunshine, and assist empower them to reclaim their well being again.
Do you’ve gotten any consumer success tales you wish to share?
SOOOOO MANY. I’ve helped numerous girls turn into pregnant, have painless intervals, heal their intestine, drop some weight with out medicine, discover sustainable routines and habits, decrease A1C, navigate PCOS, be taught to go non-toxic and cycle-sync, empower them to lean into their hormones and cycles somewhat than toss it to the aspect, decrease ldl cholesterol, and make long-lasting ceaselessly life-style modifications. My purchasers are the actual deal!!! They really encourage me each.single.day. I really feel so honored to be part of their well being and wellness journeys.
What recommendation would you give others fascinated with changing into licensed via AFPA?
Do it!!! There have been a number of issues that challenged my mindset about well being, health, diet, and life-style within the AFPA course. With out this problem, I might have by no means realized about holistic diet or purposeful medication. When you’ve got even a tiny spark of curiosity in a course, dive in! The content material is AMAZING, stuffed with lifelong info. I additionally loved all of the research and analysis supplied all through the programs.
Why ought to folks work with you?
As somebody who has had a well being coach earlier than, I encourage you to do your analysis and “interview” your potential coach! Be sure that your coach is really passionate and cares about your distinctive and particular journey. Discover somebody who could not have all of the solutions however will work with you to determine them out, somebody who has an open thoughts and can be your largest cheerleader! I personally maintain my applications tight-knit so I can dedicate all of my time, ardour, training, and goal to my 1:1 purchasers.
Of all of the applications I’ve stumbled upon, I haven’t been capable of finding one like mine. My Merely Aligned program is certainly one of my favourite applications of the three I supply. Hormones and cycles will not be closely educated on, and most girls stay their whole grownup life not really understanding what their physique goes via. Some could wrestle with feelings, painful intervals, feeling out of tune, low power, fertility points; the record goes on and on. The Merely Aligned program is particularly curated to YOUR distinctive cycle, the place we work as a crew to discover ways to help the physique in every part whether or not it’s with recipes, diet, feelings, exercises, decreasing your poisonous load, even mindset work. We go into every part with a plan and intention so you’ll be able to lastly discover ways to steadiness your hormones and stay in full hormonal alignment!
I used to be as soon as in a spot the place I used to be really combating my well being so you will need to me to “give.” Even for those who aren’t precisely on the lookout for a 1:1 coach, it’s my mission to supply as many free sources and training as I can, so observe alongside for all of it!
How can folks discover you on-line or work with you?
You will discover me at www.simplysarahhealing.com or @simplysarahhealing on all social platforms. On my web site, you’ll find my weblog with a ton of free sources, my podcast, and details about the three applications I supply.