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Coffee and Conversations with Coach K

Coffee and Conversations with Coach K

By Nisha Kikunga
Nurse coaching uses life skills, health, wellness and the wonders of your whole self to help people live healthier and wealthier lives. Grab a cup of coffee and join me as we chat about all things health and wellness from a preventative view.
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The Tragedy of the Box: Breaking Limiting Beliefs
Limiting beliefs lead to living a limited life. In this episode we chat about releasing things that no longer serve us and building a life that resonates with who we truly are! Enjoy.
May 21, 2021
From Survivor to Surviving and Beyond: Embrace, Educate and Overcome
In this weeks episode, I discuss the key steps in what I consider are most important to healing from almost anything but in my case specifically: cancer. Feel free to contact me for further discussion at
May 7, 2021
From Survivor to Surviving and beyond: Results and a Second Opinion
The biopsy results are in! Facing a health crisis is challenging, in this episode I discuss useful ideas to help navigate a health crisis and what has helped me in this season of this new healing journey. Email:
April 23, 2021
Wait a minute!
This episode discusses the second phase of my journey of healing from breast cancer. It’s biopsy time and nothing makes me more anxious than a biopsy. Books referenced include: 1. “Heal Your Body” Louise Hays. 2. “Radical Remission” Kelly A. Turner. 3. “Eat to beat disease” William W. Li.
April 16, 2021
From Survivor to Surviving and Beyond
My plans for 2021 have changed drastically. In this episode I discuss what this new diagnosis is and how we got here. Email:
April 9, 2021
America is on fire: Metabolic Syndrome
In this episode, we talk about the culprit of our sick society: metabolic syndrome. We discuss the risk factors, what causes it and how we can treat this awful and potentially deadly syndrome. Article reference:
March 5, 2021
The Health Effects of Racism
In this episode I discuss the toll that racism has on your mind and body. This is the first episode in a series on trauma.
February 26, 2021
The Truth about Health and Healing
True healing is not about pills, potions or procedures. True healing is a journey of the body, mind and soul. Let’s discuss how and why we fall short of our goal and how we can change that for the better.
February 12, 2021
Reclaiming Your Right to Rest
Rest is essential to good health and wellness. In this episode we explore what happens when we rest, why our body needs the chance to recover and ideas to get make sure we get the rest our body needs. email: Social media info: FB: Coach K Nurse Coaching and Consulting IG: @coachknursecoaching
February 5, 2021
Designing Your Personal Care Plan
In this episode, I discuss how to create your own personal care plan to achieve your health and wellness goals. Shout out to Feedspot at for choosing this podcast as one of its Top 15 Nursing Podcasts! What an honor!
January 29, 2021
Becoming a Better You
Behavior modification is not easy but it is possible. Join me as we chat about how to really change for good.
January 22, 2021
Confessions from a Nurse
In this episode, I chat about the truth of nursing during the time of COVID. Resources for this episode include “The impaired nurse: Would you know what to do if you suspected substance abuse.” Thomas, C. & Siela, D. (2011) American Nurse Today. Email address:
November 13, 2020
Monday Meditation: Listen to your Inner Voice
Breathing practice focusing on quieting our thoughts and listening to our inner voice.
November 9, 2020
How to Show Up and Show Out for Yourself
Showing up for yourself is not easy. Society dictates that we go and do and give so much to others that as a result we oftentimes forget about ourselves. Let’s fix that once and for all!
November 6, 2020
Monday Meditation: Calmness
Breathing meditation to bring awareness to your breath.
November 2, 2020
Save Yourself:Stop Self Sabotage
Let’s become our biggest cheerleader! Stopping self sabotage takes honest self talk, making a plan and sticking to it!
October 30, 2020
Monday Meditation
Deep breathing practice to refocus and center your day or evening
October 26, 2020
Episode 7: The Challenge of Change
2020 is the year of massive challenges and tons of changes. Join me as I discuss ways to adjust to the challenges that change tends to bring along with it. A wild ride indeed!
October 23, 2020
Monday Meditation: Imagery
A guided breathing practice using imagery to promote focus and relaxation.
October 19, 2020
Let’s talk Courage
In this episode, I discuss what courage means and how you build up your own courage. Other show notes: contact info:
October 16, 2020
Monday Meditation : Self Love
Beautiful breathing practice with the focus of self love.
October 12, 2020
The Miseducation of US
This episode deals with the misperceptions of mental health. Supporting statistics gathered from NIMH, WHO and this awesome article by Tim Newman.
October 9, 2020
Monday Meditation with Coach K
Focused breathing meditation to reflect and re-center. Great for morning or evening breathing practices.
October 5, 2020
Saving Myself: What am I worth
In this episode we dive into what self -esteem, what are you worth and how to cultivate and increase your feeling of self. Article for reference :
October 2, 2020
Monday Meditation: Mantra Breathing
Breathing practice using a mantra and breath control
September 28, 2020
Finding Balance in Life
In this episode we dive into discovering why we don’t have balance in life and how to discover it once and for all. Email address:
September 25, 2020
Monday Meditation with Coach K: Anxiety
This mindful breathing exercise is designed to bring focus and awareness of your body through intentional breathing.
September 21, 2020
Passion and Purpose
In this episode we discuss the difference between passion and purpose and what that means for you and your life. Email:
September 18, 2020
Monday Meditation with Coach K
Short breathing exercise to start your week.
September 14, 2020
What in the heck is a Nurse Coach?
In this episode I lay down the foundation of what prompted me to become a nurse coach, what I do and what’s in it for you. References: American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) and Critical Care Collaborative Societies: Moss, Good, Gozall, Kleinpell, Sessler (2016). An Official Critical Care Societies Collaborative Statement: Burnout Syndrome in Critical Care Health Care Professionals: A Call for Action. American Journal of Critical Care. 25:368-376; doi:10.4037/ajcc2016133
September 11, 2020
Meditation: Mindful Breathing
In this episode I take moment to break down details of what mindfulness breathing is and offer you an opportunity to participate in a 3 minute mindful breathing practice
March 24, 2020
Mindful Meditation: Healing
Visualize your healing and become whole and healthy
November 14, 2019
Meditation: Letting Go ft James Bay
This meditation allows you to return to your natural state of wellness and happiness
October 3, 2019