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A podcast for feminist menstruators who want to manage their health naturally, and supernaturally, through nutrition, herbalism, and intuitive expansion, using science and the moon as your guides. Hosted by Kristen Ciccolini, holistic nutritionist and founder of Good Witch Kitchen.
 
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Getting clients to sign up isn't a matter of saying the exact right thing, being pushy or lowering your prices. Nope! In this episode Michelle shares how to have clients sell themselves on the idea of working with you...so you barely have to do a thing. Register for Michelle’s free, 5-day training "Turn Consultations Into Paying Clients" at http://…
 
What do you think all successful health coaches have in common? Hint: It has nothing to do with their credentials. Join Michelle as she pulls back the curtain on real-life success stories and shares the magic that makes it happen. And join the waitlist for the Fall 2021 HPU Fast Track Semester at http://HealthCoachPower.com/waitlist…
 
Get ready because Michelle is about to walk you through an exercise to help you get connected with and SIGN your next 5 clients quickly. Whether you’re brand new to health coaching or have years of experience, this is the most direct way to find clients. Be sure to grab the accompanying workbook – it’s free at http://HealthCoachPower.com/next5…
 
HPU is Michelle's program for health coaches who want to create a sustainable, profitable business. But what's the difference between HPU and HPU's Fast Track Semester? (We get this question a lot!) Tune in to hear the breakdown and add your name to the waitlist for Fall 2021 at: http://healthcoachpower.com/waitlist…
 
Whether in-person or online, workshops are a killer way to earn income, find clients and build confidence. And the best part – you don't need a mailing list to be successful with these! Join Michelle and Kristen for a free event - 5 Ways To Boost Income with Wellness Workshops on 8/18/21: http://healthcoachpower.com/wellnessworkshops…
 
Whether it was an unexpected layoff, sickness, family emergency or having to suddenly play full-time babysitter and homeschool teacher, Covid knocked down more than a few fledgling health coaching businesses. Now that things are returning to normal, let’s talk about how to jumpstart your coaching practice. And don't miss Michelle's upcoming, free e…
 
Week after week, coaches ask in our Health Coach Power Community Facebook group about growing their mailing list. Sometimes it's slow going, huh? In this episode, Michelle shares 5 things she's noticed are often happening when a coach is struggling to build a list. How many are happening to you? Be sure to join our upcoming, free training event to …
 
Did you ever think that by becoming a health coach you were also going to have to be a writer? Crazypants! But between emails, blog posts, social media and client materials, copywriting is a valuable skill that will save time and increase your impact. In this episode Michelle shares her best secrets for writing words people actually want to read. Y…
 
The sky’s the limit when it comes to creating online courses…but sometimes that’s a bad thing. There are too many options! How can you possibly choose? In this episode Michelle will help you brainstorm by describing three different categories of programs that have worked well for her in the past. Get Michelle's free Guide to Building Your First Onl…
 
Starting an online program can be risky! What if you sink tons of time and money into something that…no one buys? Well, Michelle has a better way to get your course started. In this episode she shares about how to start earning right away and know FOR SURE that your course will sell. And be sure to check out this free training to help you turn heal…
 
Science and spirituality — are they opposing concepts? This episode dives into the use of the term woo-woo, conspirituality and the rise of the Qanon goddess, the energetics of intention and the science of intuition, and what happens when science can't prove your spiritual beliefs. Referenced in this episode: "The complexities of the menstrual cycl…
 
Building an online course seems like a smart move…but is it right for you, at your stage of business? Join Michelle as she shares about several different online courses she has run through the years – ranging from wildly successful to total flops. And download her free Get Started Guide To Building Your First Online Course at http://healthcoachpowe…
 
Real talk: Mercury retrograde is not that bad. Not if you know how to plan for it. Kristen speaks with her dear friend Janine Mulone about the basics of the internet’s favorite scapegoat: what it means literally and energetically, its positive and negative implications, how to handle shadow periods, and some handy tips for making it to the other si…
 
How was tax season? Michelle has had nightmarish experiences in the past! If filing 2020 taxes was the pits, make sure to start NOW and make next year easy. Michelle talks about her experiences during today's episode. Register for her free training: Make Tax Time Easy & Keep More of Your Earnings (Without Hiring an Accountant) at http://HealthCoach…
 
It's a bonus episode! You may have heard me talking about the workshop that I was giving on The Patriarchy vs. Your Body. Well, over 200 of you signed up for it from all over the world, which was exciting, and since it was such a popular topic, I thought it would be a good idea to share it with you here. In it, I talk about how the patriarchy impac…
 
We're expected to function like capitalist robots in our culture, but we don't power on and off the same way every single day. Period underwear, tampon taxes, menstrual leave, and more — this episode offers a look at the state of menstrual health in the US, the violent roots of gynecological care, where we've made progress, and where we could defin…
 
The logistics of running a 5-day challenge can be overwhelming. In this episode Michelle helps you concept and outline your very own event including topic, title and content for each day. How's that for a head start?? You'll be building your list and finding new clients in no time. And to learn all the nuts and bolts, join Michelle's masterclass: C…
 
Society places a heavy emphasis on "solar" qualities that are prized in corporate settings, where more "lunar" qualities are not as well-respected in our culture. This can leave us feeling pretty imbalanced. In this episode, Kristen takes you through five ways you can embrace your divine lunar energy, guided by the tarot. Before that, Kristen discu…
 
5-day challenges are fabulous for accomplishing a lot in a short period of time. Want clients? Want to grow your mailing list? Want to beef up your Facebook group? Want coaching experience? You’re in the right place. Listen in to learn more about 5-day challenges and some of the secrets Michelle has learned along the way – things you NEVER would gu…
 
If the term "biohacking" conjures up images of Silicon Valley tech bros ingesting weird pills for dinner and plugging all their personal metrics into their iPhone apps, you'd be right. But it's also things like meditating, using medicinal herbs, and eating for your cycle. The conventional way the wellness industry talks about biohacking, however, w…
 
Yes, changing your diet can change your period! In this episode, Kristen answers a listener question about hormone-related causes for sleep issues, then dives into how dietary changes can impact the menstrual cycle. But first, an acknowledgment of the death of Daunte Wright and the need for police abolition. Resources from this episode: Abolition: …
 
Tune in to hear how Healthy Profit University member, Danielle Meitiv, went from a mailing list of 0 to 1100 (and signed 5 paying clients!) in one month. When it comes to social media, it's all about smart strategy! Join Michelle's upcoming 5-day challenge, Create a Social Media Strategy That Works: http://HealthCoachPower.com/social…
 
Kristen answers a listener question about how to know when it's time to take your hormone imbalance to the doctor, then shares four possible reasons why menstruators are still having period problems. Maybe you thought you’d grow out of it as you got older, or you have a good cycle sometimes but every once in a while your body throws you for a loop …
 
Whether for personal reasons or because it's totally time to invest in your business, sometimes we need to earn an extra chunk of change right away. (Like the time the roof of Michelle's house was leaking and suddenly the whole thing needed to be replaced. Oh boy! Luckily, she knew how to earn what she needed, when it was needed.) Listen in for 3 s…
 
This episode will help you figure out if business coaching is right for you during this season of your business. And here’s the thing…you may not need it! If you DO…well, business coaching comes in many shapes and sizes. In fact, you can sample a small slice of business-building support during Michelle's upcoming free event: Create a Social Media S…
 
No new episode this week (and possibly next week too). I'm honoring my energy as I deal with unexpected family needs. However, you can still join me for our final Hormone Harmony workshop: Finding Relief From PMS & Period Pain | Save your seat here. There is a lot of misinformation out there about menstruation and especially period pain. This works…
 
Listen in on Michelle's conversation with Elyse (from The Functional Medicine Coaching Academy) about how coaches can successfully work alongside medical practitioners as an alternative – or in addition to – running your own private practice. Elyse will also share how FMCA sets coaches up to succeed in this realm. Learn more about FMCA at https://f…
 
Think it's impossible to really help anyone as "just" a health coach? Think again! In this episode Michelle is joined by Reed Davis of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition to talk about a unique opportunity for health coaches to use lab test data to formulate natural protocols. Learn more about FDN at HealthCoachPower.com/FDN…
 
Although Michelle spends a good deal of time helping coaches build successful businesses…this episode is all about her own private health coaching practice that goes on behind the scenes. After all these years, YES she's still actively working as a health coach! Want Michelle's hands-on help growing your coaching practice? The waitlist is now open …
 
In this episode Michelle shares how sometimes the investments she's made in her business have REALLY paid off. Other times, not so much. So how do you know when it’s time to invest…and WHAT to invest in? Listen and learn what investments are wise at each level of business so that you can avoid costly mistakes while growing your health coaching prac…
 
In this episode Michelle explores an alternative to marketing yourself as a health coach – let your clients do it for you! She's joined by Jodi Franklin to discuss what it takes to earn your clients' referrals. If you’re starting out, or starting over, here’s another perspective on how to be successful in your career. Be sure to check out The Schoo…
 
This episode is brought to you by my Hormone Harmony series happening Wednesdays in March. Upcoming classes: Sleeping Your Way to Less Stress, Fertility for Everyone, Finding Relief From PMS and Period Pain. Save your seat here. Spring is just around the corner. In today's episode, we talk about how to welcome in the season through celebratory ritu…
 
When you're starting your health coaching business, what should you do first, second and third? Where should you put your (let's face it, finite) energy and resources? In this episode, Michelle will help you prioritize those very first steps. She also offers this free resource to help with step #2 – http://healthcoachpower.com/targetmarket Also men…
 
Eight episodes in, I figured it was about time I properly introduce myself! With the help of my dear friend and Self-Care for Cycles co-host Janine Mulone, I share: The difference between culinary and functional nutrition How Good Witch Kitchen was started My own journey with health and wellness What I was doing before I became an entrepreneur How …
 
Need a logo? You might be surprised to know Michelle used to be a graphic designer – so she fully understands the value of quality branding. But she also knows what it takes to succeed as a health coach. In this episode Michelle shares her top logo tips AND perspective on how to move forward with your branding. And...logos, schmogos! Want to turn y…
 
To be a great health coach you don’t need to know everything…but you do need to keep your clients engaged with the process. That’s what leads to results and referrals! In this episode, Michelle is joined by Nathalie Garcia, co-founder of Practice Better, about how to provide excellent service in the most efficient way possible. (And, as a special g…
 
Aligning with your cycle is about more than just tracking in your calendar. Since there are so many ways that your cycle influences and can be influenced by different areas of your life, it has to be holistic. Today's episode focuses on ideas for self-care and ritual that might feel good throughout both the menstrual and lunar cycles. But first, a …
 
How does marketing actually work to generate clients? In this episode, Michelle pops open the hood so you can look at a marketing engine and see how all the different parts work together to create the desired effect of signing clients and earning income. Get Michelle's free training, "How To Turn Health Coaching Into a Full Time Salary" at: HealthC…
 
Hair loss is a common side effect that people experience both when taking hormonal birth control or when transitioning off of it. It can feel panic-inducing, especially when you don't know what to do about it. This episode provides some breadcrumbs for you to pick and explore on your own journey. This episode is supported by the Hormone Harmony Wor…
 
Sending emails and no one is responding? Posting to your Facebook group and just hearing crickets? In this episode, Michelle talks about 5 specific ways to build engagement - and why it's so critically important. Register for Michelle's free class on 2/24/21 "Create & Run Client-Generating FB Groups" at http://HealthCoachPower.com/fbclass…
 
New coaches are always asking, "Do I need a client agreement?" The next question is...what should it say? Well the answer is, it depends on what sort of program or course you're offering. And when it comes to legal issues, the blind shouldn't be leading the blind! That's why Lisa Fraley joined Michelle for this important episode. As an attorney and…
 
Food anxiety and weight stigma cause more harm to our health than food itself. This episode goes over commonly feared foods and practices in our society—why we fear them, why we should embrace them, and what to do about it in a more relaxed way with self-compassion. This is a good first step towards getting out of the diet cycle that keeps us from …
 
Michelle's Get Started Series is for coaches who are brand new to the field, or maybe just need some perspective from industry experts to start fresh! In this episode, Stephanie Dodier joins Michelle to discuss her non-diet, feminist approach to food and body. Interested in how that's different than standard health coaching? Download Stephanie's fr…
 
Like the idea of marketing yourself through a Facebook group...but feel like you don't have the time? Well, Michelle learned the hard way but it IS possible to be present with your groups in a way that's manageable for a busy schedule. Listen and learn her best tips and tricks based on running 20+ Facebook groups over the past 6-7 years. 👉 Join Mic…
 
Download the free mini-guide: Syncing With the Moon for a Better Flow In this episode: When you look at food in a spiritual context, it’s easier to make it part of your daily habit, because you have to eat, right? Might as well add a little magic into the mix! Mentioned: Minimalist Baker for "5-ingredient" or "one-pan" meals Effects of stress and i…
 
In part 1 of this 3-part series, Michelle shares how Facebook groups have made a gigantic impact on her business. What started as "side income" has grown to support her family and she credits Facebook groups with being the most powerful tool used along the way. Register for Michelle's free, live masterclass, "Create & Run Client-Generating Facebook…
 
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