Tag: behavior change

Overview of the OMS program: Evidence-based strategies for living well with MS
October 5, 2023

What is the OMS Program? The Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis (OMS) program was developed by Professor George Jelinek, a medical doctor who was diagnosed with MS in 1999. It is a holistic comprehensive approach to managing MS. The program is grounded in scientific research and has helped thousands of people with MS improve their overall well-being […]

Exercise and MS Exercise and MS: Types of Workouts and Why It is Important
September 14, 2023

You have been diagnosed with MS (or you have been living with the disease already longer) and you have come across how important exercise is for people living with MS and how it can influence the progression in a positive way. Now you are wondering what you should do and don’t know where to start. […]

Meditation My Meditation Journey and Why I Think Headspace is Amazing
August 15, 2023

The beginning At the end of 2015, a few months after my husband and I got married, he said to me, “Do you want to do a 10-day silent Vipassana retreat?” Vipassana-what? 10 days meditating? No talking? You must be crazy!!! He told me he would be happy if I joined (men and women are […]

Journey with MS My Personal Journey With MS and How It Inspired the Coaching Program
July 15, 2023

George Jelinek had the brains and opportunities as a doctor to put the amazing OMS program together that it now Many of us are so immensely grateful to him and his work. I remember the first 10 years of my journey feeling that MS isn’t that bad and it isn’t such a big thing. I […]

The “Magic” of Tiny Habits and Atomic Habits
June 30, 2023

When I studied health and wellness coaching in my Masters, we learned about many theories. Some of the ones I remember are the social cognitive theory, the Health believe model, the Transtheoretical model of behavior change/the stages of change and more. I am a big believer that science is something you should know when you […]

Build good habits How the 1% Rule Influenced Me
June 22, 2023

Learn how to embrace a healthy lifestyle while managing Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Discover diet tips, exercise routines, stress management techniques, and social support ideas in this comprehensive beginner’s guide. Navigate your journey with MS and live well. Join us as we explore the key aspects of adopting a healthy lifestyle with MS.