Health and Wellness

Bring Happiness to Your Life by Staying Healthy

Good health is a personal responsibility, but sometimes we all need a little help, regardless of who we are, what we do, where we live and in what stage of life we are in.

WELCOME TO THE HEALTH & WELLNESS PAGE!

Here you will find some beneficial help to improve your existence, through Life Coaching sessions in Happiness, Wellness, Relationships, Yoga and Personal Growth.

*Life coaching does not carry stigma.

*One-on-one and group coaching sessions are available in English, Italian and Spanish.

*Consultations are FREE. 

*The clients’ identity is kept 100% confidential.

*Sessions are available virtually worldwide, and in-person in the Boston Greater area.

*Private coaching is customized.

*Groups are kept small to ensure best quality.

*To learn more or request specific presentation topics or classes, contact Maria. 

*If the offerings don’t match your schedule, feel free to contact Maria. She will try her best to accommodate your requests.

*You are welcome to visit this page often to learn about the monthly group offerings and updates. 

*Organizing some Happiness retreats for this coming summer. Are you interested about going to Italy for 10 days or to Florida for 5 days? Express your desire by contacting Maria.

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IMPORTANT: * A Life Coach is not a therapist, a psychiatrist, a counselor or a psychologist. She is a certified professional, a friend that offers genuine guidance and support to her clients; based on joy of helping others, life experience and expertise.

L♥ve your Body and Mind

What is a Happiness Coach? A happiness coach is a life coach that specializes in improving a client’s emotional well-being and quality of daily life. She is a friend, not judgmental, a confident person to talk to, accustomed to listening, asking questions and providing honest feedback. A happiness coach is a facilitator that helps her clients to find balance in their busy lives, working to decrease negative thought patterns, and savoring the good. Through her positive guidance to an introspective analysis, clients will discover a wealth of wisdom stored inside themselves. The journey of self-discovery is impressive and surely will contribute to keep your vibration high and transform you into the happiest version of yourself ever.

*Individual and small group coaching sessions are available for all age groups. Sessions are offered virtually and in-person in the Greater Boston area. Schedule yours by contacting Maria!

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“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”  Anne Frank

GROUP CLASSES

HOW TO OVERCOME MENTAL BLOCKS

A mental block is that thing that stands between your ambitions, or your desires, and the realization of them. It may seem like an insurmountable psychological wall to you, but it is actually a state of mind that you can control. In this participatory course, you will learn ways to overcome mental blocks and improve your life.

Length: 2 sessions

Starts: Monday, February 6

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $100.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $100.00 plus a $ 5.50 processing fee.

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FIGHTING PROCRASTINATION

What is Procrastination? Procrastination is a voluntary behavior that prompts an individual to postpone or substitute a current activity, despite possible negative future consequences. Procrastination is one of the enemies to fight: start doing it today, not tomorrow; learning from past mistakes, reflecting on the present and looking to your future. Start your new journey by enrolling in this course.

Length: 2 sessions

Starts: Tuesday, February 7

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: 100.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $100.00 plus a $5.50 processing fee.

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FEAR OF ACHIEVING GOALS

The fear of achieving goals is something that keeps us from reaching our full potential. Many people as soon as they feel they are one step away from their goal, they do something that ruins everything. When this phenomenon is repeated many times…it ends up becoming a habit. If you wish to start developing a winning mindset right away, enroll in this course and learn what to do to progress.

Length: one session

Starts: Wednesday, February 1st

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $50.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $50.00 plus a $3.50 processing fee.

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HOW TO FIGHT INSOMNIA

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and occurs when people have trouble falling asleep or maintaining sleep. The symptoms of insomnia can impact almost every aspect of life. Studies show that insomnia negatively affects work performance, hampers decision making, and can damage relationships. In this course, we will examine different types of insomnia, and participants will learn ways to prevent it.

Length: 2 sessions

Starts: Thursday, February 16

Time: 10:00am -12:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $100.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $100.00 plus a $5.50 processing fee.

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HOW TO PREVENT DEMENTIA

What is dementia? In general, dementia is a neurodegenerative disease of the brain, which affects older people and results in a gradual and irreversible reduction in cognitive faculties. In this course, participants will learn techniques to stimulate memory to stay healthy and delay dementia. Don’t wait too long…

Length: one session

Starts: Monday, February 27

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $50.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $50.00 plus a $3.50 processing fee.

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HOW TO REDUCE ANXIETY

Anxiety is a frequent phenomenon that affects people of all ages. Anxiety is the mental condition of an individual characterized by a feeling of intense worry or fear, most often unjustified. Improve your life by taking this class; learn about the symptoms and how to combat anxiety when it approaches you.

Length: 2 sessions

Starts: Tuesday, March 7

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $100.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $100.00 plus a $5.50 processing fee.

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LIVE YOUR LIFE HAPPILY

Are you feeling unhappy, dissatisfied with life? Often family conditions, relationship with colleagues or friends, stress caused by work, health status, a failure in love, a loss, misunderstanding in general cause negative effects on us. However, no worries, you are not alone. In this course, you will learn different ways of how to fight unhappiness and regain your mental and physical well-being.

Length: 2 sessions

Starts: Wednesday, March 22

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $ 100.00 per person 

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $100.00 plus a $5.50 processing fee.

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THE VALUE OF HUGGING AND KISSING

There are times that we are uncertain on how to behave with ourselves and others, like a family member, a friend or a love partner, in a situation not pleasant. Let’s explore what Psychology says about hugging or kissing someone by enrolling in this course! In these two weeks sessions, participants will learn about the importance of touch, comfort, related benefits and techniques that you could also apply to yourselves.

Length: 2 sessions

Starts: Tuesday, March 21st

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $100.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $100.00 plus a $5.50 processing fee.

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Let’s save yourself from mental and physical decline!

WELLNESS

Change your life by eating and living well. 

What is a Wellness Coach? A wellness coach is a lifestyle professional who is devoted to helping clients reach their highest potential for health. A wellness coach uses a variety of methods to help address issues related to: healthy eating, disease prevention, weight gain or loss, stress and anxiety, work-life balance, home environment, fitness and exercise, adolescent image and esteem, low or no energy. Is there any particular diet you need to focus on (Mediterranean, ketogenic, Lacto-Ovo, Vegetarian, Vegan, Low-Fat)?

*Individual and small group coaching sessions are available for all age groups. Sessions are offered virtually and in-person. Schedule yours by contacting Maria!

 

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.– Hippocrates.

GROUP CLASSES

LEARNING ABOUT THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

The Mediterranean diet is a nutritional model inspired by the eating patterns prevalent in some countries of the Mediterranean Sea. It is a diet that carries many benefits related to heart health, diabetes, weight loss, brain and cognitive functions. Sign up for this course to learn the features and benefits of this outstanding diet to improve your health.

Length: 2 sessions

Starts: Friday, March 3rd

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $100.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $100.00 plus a $5.50 processing fee.

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VEGETARIAN DIET

Research has consistently shown that a varied and balanced Vegetarian Diet can reduce the risk of many chronic diseases. Some health benefits include: Reduced fat and total energy intake, resulting in reduced risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Deepen your knowledge by enrolling in this course.

Length: one session

Starts: Friday, March 17

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $50.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.)

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $50.00 plus a $3.50 processing fee.

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LOW-FAT DIET

What is a low-fat diet? A low-fat diet is an eating plan that is low in total fat, unhealthy fat, and cholesterol. You may need to follow a low-fat diet if you have trouble digesting, absorbing fat or if you have high cholesterol. Take this class to learn about cooking tips, and also to enlarge your knowledge in preparing low-fat meals at home. You will also learn about foods and ingredients to avoid.

Length: one session

Starts: Friday, March 24

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $50.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.)

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $50.00 plus a $3.50 processing fee.

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PREPARE A HEALTHY LUNCHBOX

Nowadays, we are all very busy and often don’t have time to prepare our lunchbox with food that is good for our health. We often prefer to buy something in a hurry at the nearest store or restaurant for convenience. In this course you will expand your horizons, get some ideas in filling your lunchbox with healthy foods. Using natural and simple ingredients, you will learn to prepare food at home, for yourself or your children, so you can eat better, save money and stay healthy.

Length: one session

Starts: Friday, March 31

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $50.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $50.00 plus a $3.50 processing fee.

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YOGA AND MEDITATION

Yoga teaches us to live in the inner and outer worlds more harmoniously through developing a high degree of self-awareness. Participants will find joy, mental peace and relief through poses, breathing exercises and meditation. Yoga helps everyone, including children, teens, new moms, professionals who have stressful careers and seniors, to become healthier and more relaxed. 

*Individual and small group coaching sessions are available for all age groups. Sessions are offered virtually and in-person. Schedule yours by contacting Maria!

 

Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.— Amit Ray

GROUP CLASSES

RESTORATIVE YOGA  

This course is suggested for Beginners. If you are an adult who would like to learn about gentle yoga, this is the right course to take. In this course, each week you will learn some gentle yoga postures that help to release stress, increase flexibility, calm your mind, and strengthen the body. Each session includes breathing exercises and meditation. Maria will guide you, and you will do this from the comfort of your home. *A list of suggested materials will be emailed upon enrollment.

Length: 8 sessions

Starts: Saturday, February 8

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $250.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $250.00 plus a $11.00 processing fee.

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L♥VE & RELATIONSHIPS

 

 

 

 

What is Relationship Coaching? Relationship coaching focuses on clients’ present state and future goals. A relationship coach takes concrete action to help her clients reach their goals and fix many problems: Unresolved issues, lack of communication, displaced anger, lack of trust, lack of confidence. Are there any issues with friends, family members, colleagues or love partners? Get the appropriate help, improve your relationship with them, and bring Happiness to your life!

*Individual and small group coaching sessions are available for all age groups, singles and couples. Sessions are offered virtually and in-person. Schedule yours by contacting Maria.

When you cultivate quality relationships, not only do you feel better and help your friends feel better, but you contribute to an increase of joy, love, and peace in the world.”
—Tara Bianca

GROUP CLASSES

WHAT IS RESPECT IN A RELATIONSHIP?

In this course we will talk about the meaning of “Respect” in a relationship. The relationship could be with your parents, friends, colleagues, love partner, siblings. Although we love these people, sometimes we feel that we are not equally respected. Therefore, it is important to find solutions early. Each week we will concentrate our attention on one aspect. Participants will talk about some of their experiences, share ideas, and possibly will help with the relationships you have.

Length: 5 sessions

Starts: Wednesday, March 1st

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $250.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $250.00 plus a $11.00 processing fee.

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DEALING WITH TOXIC PEOPLE

Soon or later it occurs to all of us to meet a toxic person in our lives and it is really difficult to get along with. It could be a family member, a friend, a co-worker, our boss, a romantic partner. We feel degraded or manipulated around them. If so, it is the case that we have to learn ways to defeat them respectfully, controlling our anger and preventing conflicts. This course offers the opportunity to learn healthy ways of dealing with toxic people. Participants will share their experiences and find appropriate solutions to their concerns.

Length: 5 sessions

Starts: March 7

Time: 12:00-2:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $250.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $250.00 plus a $ 11.00 processing fee.

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SOMEONE YOU LOVE IGNORES YOU

Relationships are not always easy. It could happen that the person we love ignores us for reasons unknown to us. Therefore, we experience uncertainty, confusion, insecurity, frustration and anxiety. What do we do then? It is important to learn appropriate ways to deal with them. If you find yourself in a situation where someone you love doesn’t reply to your phone or text messages, neither they take the initiative in contacting you, take this class to learn about beneficial tips and ideas. You deserve to be happy, don’t give up!

Length: 2 sessions

Starts: Monday, March 6

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: ONLINE

Tuition: $100.00 per person

(No registration fee is required.) 

Payment: Courses are prepaid: cash, money order, or check made payable to Maria Conte. You can also pay for this class online by credit card via PayPal for $100.00 plus a $5.50 processing fee.

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***IMPORTANT: Coaching classes are for general information purposes only, and nothing contained in them is intended to substitute for individualized advice from a physician, or other health professional. Participants should consult the appropriate health professionals in matters relating to physical and mental health and particularly with respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or treatment.