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Former Morbidly Obese Executive Becomes Health Coach

West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

Weigh to Think, LLC ( launched an integrative health coaching practice. The focus is on helping obese and stressed professionals optimize their health and well-being.

Sharon Lewis founded Weigh to Think, LLC ( as a result of her own very personal experience, losing over 115 pounds through a multi-pronged approach. Her experience ignited a passion to work with those who are obese as well as those experiencing stress in their busy professional lives – two areas that she has had direct personal experience with. According to the World Health Organization, more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight in 2014 – 600 million of them were obese. Obesity is generally preventable, with lifestyle changes and supportive environments. Stress also has a major impact on both emotional and physical health.

Sharon completed her integrative health coach (IHC) professional training at Duke Integrative Medicine, part of the Duke University Health System ( She holds an MBA and has had over 20 years of executive leadership experience.

Having spent a lifetime ranging from overweight to morbid obesity, coupled with stress from demanding professional roles, Sharon finally took it upon herself to become healthy – inside and out. “Transformation part 1” incorporated an exercise physiologist, a registered dietician, mindfulness, the gastric sleeve surgery, and a great support system. “Transformation part 2” included training at world-renowned Duke Integrative Medicine to become an Integrative Health Coach so that she could help others realize their personal optimal health and well-being and take steps toward achieving their goals for a healthier and happier lifestyle.

Linda Smith, Director of Educational Programs at Duke Integrative Medicine, states, “Our coaches help to make positive changes for health and well-being attainable for their clients. Our program provides them with a framework based on the science of behavior change coupled with skills that can yield long-term health and wellness benefits.”

Those interested in learning more about Weigh to Think, LLC’s integrative health and wellness service offerings can visit or contact Sharon Lewis at 973-669-3161 for additional information.

About Weigh to Think, LLC

Weigh to Think, LLC was founded in 2015 to provide individual and group integrative health coaching and corporate wellness consulting. Sharon is available for speaking engagements on topics including integrative health coaching, living a healthy lifestyle, and her personal journey during and following the gastric sleeve procedure.

About Duke Integrative Medicine

Duke Integrative Medicine is committed to transforming the way health care is delivered in the 21st century. Informed by rigorous academic research and education, their expert providers integrate the best of Western scientific medicine with proven complementary therapies to address the whole person—body, mind, spirit, and community. Their innovative model of care is focused on healing and provides personalized, comprehensive support across time.

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