F. D. GiffordCertified Wellness & Health Coach
FD Gifford, is founder of ywnh-media, and editor of the ePublication Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles. Mr. Gifford has earned both his human behavior voice and various certifications, as a wellness, health & benefits specialist due to years of personal success in leading the global compensation and benefit functions at multiple fortune 500+ businesses. In addition, he has a degree in Management.
Now as a certified wellness & health coach, health plan design expert, also holding a six sigma black belt in process management, the former human resources executive, is focusing on his attention on delivering wellness programs to individuals.
This utilizes his specialized skills previously performed during his career in employee health benefits. It was during that 25+ years in the world of business, as an expert on employee benefits design and human resource strategy, that he developed his talent for connecting with people.
In addition, he works as a consultant, serving small business owners with health design and currently lives year-round on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, MA.
“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs,
but rather will cure and prevent disease with NUTRITION.“
F. D. Gifford received his Health Coach Certification from the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, founded by world-renowned physician and author, Dr. William Sears.The Institute is a leader in science-based health and wellness education that focuses on the four pillars of health; Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude and Nutrition (L.E.A.N.). A certification by the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute is obtained only after completing the extensive course work and meeting all requirements. Once certified, a Health Coach possess the knowledge, tools and resources to make a positive difference in the health of others.