associations, memberships & certifications

Certified_Wellcoach_Logo_-_Web_Res_-_med_-_clear_box_faIn 2013, Felicia Ryan completed the Wellness Coach Core training program and was certified through Wellcoaches Corp. which is leading the way in establishing health and wellness coaches as game-changing professionals in healthcare, corporate and consumer wellness. Wellcoaches Corp. combines innovative, science-based coaching competencies to mobilize the best coaches who are making significant dents in some of the toughest challenges of our times: the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, sedentary lifestyles, poor nutrition, chronic stress, distracted minds, and ever-rising healthcare costs. She is recertified every 3 years by completing continuing education and active coaching hours.

Martha Beck Life CoachIn 2007, Felicia was trained personally by Dr. Martha Beck, (columnist in O – Oprah Winfrey’s magazine, author, renowned Life Coach and speaker) and completed a certification program through Martha Beck’s Group which included intensive on site training in Arizona as well as 20 hours of remote phone classes and over 100 hours of service coaching.

 

icflogoSince 2008, she has been a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Felicia adheres to the standards of professional practice set forth by the largest non-profit, professional association of worldwide personal and business coaches. ICF’s focus is to preserve the integrity of coaching round the globe.

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In the land of the Goat Warrior Princess

Once upon a time, in the land of the Goat Warrior Princess it was a glorious day in the kingdom. Our dearest F (who is also a brave mountain goat warrior princess) was sleepy as she got up from her royal blue fluffy sheets.  Even warrior princesses like soft and fluffy things for sleeping. Groggy, she walks around her quarters stretching her strong warrior arms and opening windows to let in the light and soft breezes. She is tired from slaying demons (some real, some imaginary, some solely her own) the night before. Wearily she walks past the strange box that hums with the clickety-clack buttons. We wonder if this wretched box is cursed and drains our goat princess of her warrior powers?  Sometimes our goat princess sends wise messages through the box to people in far-away lands. Why send her messages through the clickety-clack box instead of using steadfast ravens?

We watch as she dresses for battle. No chain mail or leather cuffs instead she puts on strange garments and slicks her wild red hair back demurely. Maybe this is some sort of disguise to confuse the badlands demons?  Perhaps if the demons do not suspect her true identity then they will not engage her in battle to steal her inner light. Warrior princesses have this brilliant white light that shines through their hair, their clothes and their person. It illuminates dark corners of our world. It diminishes the power of the badland demons and threatens their existence.

She exits her abode and moves toward her beautiful metallic horse. It is grey, shiny and happily responds to F’s commands. As she sits astride it, we marvel at her speeding through the badlands with such bravery and confidence (just like everything she does that makes us proud to be in her service).

Our brave goat princess arrives at a shabby forest with a clearing that has other metallic steeds and walks toward a short, ugly brick and glass edifice. What type of poor kingdom is this? It must be a kingdom in need of a champion. The warrior princess ascends many floors by commanding a large coffin that carries her upwards. Thankfully she arrives at her station. We watch anxiously as a strange creature approaches our princess. This creature has the hair color of bed linens and things painted over her eyes which give her a continuously surprised appearance.  Her lips curl and the creature bares her unnaturally glowing teeth at F. It may be a demon that has taken over one of the shabby kingdom’s villagers. Our goat princess is confident but cautious. We wait for F to raise her weapon and slay the beast by chopping its head off. Today is different. Instead a wry smile passes over the princess’s lips. F faces the demon and disarms them with pleasant chatter.  The beast leaves with no armed combat. As F watches the demon walk away she whispers to herself “foul beast I should have beaten you to death with your own leg.”

Evil was thwarted this day and our goat warrior princess didn’t even need to draw her sword or chop off any demon body parts. She continues to be our champion and lives to fight another day.  THE END FOR NOW…

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