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Are you ready to use food and lifestyle
to amp up your immune health?
Then you’re in the right place!

Today we are all being bombarded with lengthy infomercials trying to sell you the latest and greatest pharmaceutical drug to help ease pain, minimize constipation, sleep better or move with more ease.  While insurance costs increase, people’s faith in our western medical system decreases.  Doctors are not equipped to deal with the ever-increasing combinations of ailments that people are experiencing today.  And now add into the mix the threat of  extra viruses, toxic experimental jabs and constant media reminders that increase stress…..  It’s no wonder people are worried and tired!  We should be feeling empowered and looking forward to our golden years, not feeling uncertain for what our future holds for ourselves and our children.

At One Degree Forward, we understand how everything within the body is connected and how life can derail you in many ways.  We help you uncover the things in your life that are contributing to the abnormal symptoms you are experiencing.  We give you and your family the tools and understanding that you need to make sense of all the conflicting health information out there–and today there is a LOT!   But here is a LOT of new scientific research available today that hardly anyone knows about–decades of trials and studies to help you restore your immune system and health back to optima levels.  This means restoring your energy and confidence to live the kind of life you want–thriving, not simply surviving!  Let us help you create a balance that is much needed today.  Reducing stress alone is a huge step toward restoring your health.

Disease management vs. health promotion & prevention

My job as a health education specialist and lifestyle planner is to help you see the difference between “disease management” and “health promotion & prevention.”  Stop for just a minute and think about that sentence.  We have become accustomed to walk into the doctors office with a problem and walk out with a script!  The traditional way of thinking has been to find a way to stop pain or discomfort by using pharmaceuticals to mask or hopefully take care of the pain–wherever the pain resides.  In other words, doctors isolate the problem and attempt to treat or manage it.  Some situations require the person to take medications for the rest of their lives.  This can be costly on the budget and toxic to the body.

But….there are centuries of healing practices that have been well-documented and scientifically proven to treat the same kinds of problems. These practices don’t require pharmaceuticals, but when necessary, can work very effectively alongside them when needed.  These practices don’t look at the existing problem and treat it.  They look instead at the underlying causation for pain and discomfort.  Then steps are taken to remove or “clean up” the environment (internal and external) so the body can begin to strengthen and heal itself.  When allowed the opportunity, the human body is magnificently capable of repairing itself.   Knowledge is power!  The more you understand your body, the better you can prevent problems from escalating.  This kind of healing puts YOU in charge of your health!

Getting older doesn’t mean feeling older!

So many people think that with old age comes aches and pains, arthritis, dementia, and a host of other problems.  But this is NOT TRUE!  You can actually turn the clocks back and reverse the aging process at any time.  It doesn’t matter how old you are or how badly you’ve treated your body.  If you want to regain your energy, vitality, joy and happiness that you once had, then you have to take control of your health, take control of your happiness and take control of reaching for your life dream!

We’ll offer suggestions and advice on how to eat to fuel your body and increase energy at the cellular level. 

  • We help you understand the importance of movement and how it impacts stress, sleep patterns and even weight.  
  • You will learn how to restore your immune system so it will optimally protect you and how the body responds to good and bad stress. 
  • Most importantly, you will learn how to create a personalized healthy lifestyle plan that serves as a clear blueprint for optimal health and longevity.  It is possible to thrive and feel great in your golden years!  The aging process can be separated from age-related disease.

Today, more than 80% of the chronic conditions people experience are a result of poor lifestyle practices. 

We’re here to inspire and empower you to live your healthiest life possible
right now!

I have worked with hundreds of families for over 25 years and guarantee that when you commit to making positive changes in your lifestyle, you WILL feel better.  You WILL have more energy.  You WILL have more vitality.  And you WILL live a higher quality of life!

Just one conversation is all it takes to start begin to take back control of your health.  Contact us today to learn more.

Are services backed by a guarantee?

Yes!  All of our services are backed by a 60-day guarantee.  After that time you don’t feel like you are making the kind of progress you desire, we will refund your money, minus a $75 processing fee. 



Cathy is a certified Health Education Specialist, Wellness Coach and Gluten Practitioner with a strong passion to help her clients in their journeys to improve their overall health and vitality by searching for the sources of their illness and imbalance.  As a Healthy Lifestyle Planner, Cathy shares all of the practical ways people can reduce stress, recover their lost energy, restore their immune system function and manage and maintain their health goals over the years.  She empowers people to hit the pause button in life and become more in tune with their bodies by using evidence-based lifestyle interventions to prevent lifestyle related diseases. This type of approach empowers individuals with the knowledge and life skills to make effective behavioral changes that address the underlying causes of their condition.  

Cathy is also the creator and director of the Holistic Wellness Academy; an online training platform. The site offers clients and practitioners step-by-step courses that are short and actionable.  Each course is loaded with scientifically-backed information, ideas and practical, time-saving tips that empower and motivate people to successfully navigate through all the distractions life throws at us. Participants can also converse with fellow students for extra encouragement. She is finalizing her newest program, “RESTORE Your Immune System.”  This program explains why people are struggling to stay healthy and the steps they can take to balance and restore the body back to its natural homeostasis. Today it is so important for people to take back control of their health in order to reverse dis-ease.

Velly Chowder, South Africa

Velly Chowder, South Africa

Mostly I’m thankful to Cathy Dick, for helping me a lot with previous decision making and daily planning. She has helped me put into practice a mind-set to be something that I wish to accomplish by the end of each day to the end of the year– focus on that, and make sure I do things in terms of preparing myself mentally and physically before I start.  She has a lot of great resources that she shares freely too.  You can trust her to do what she says she’ll do.

Carol Rutger, Des Moines, IA

Carol Rutger, Des Moines, IA

I feel fortunate enough to have participated in one of Cathy’s Teleclasses and purchased  her ADD Parental Strategies program.  I really needed my husband to understand more about ADD so we could help our son better.  The program dove into who we are as people and showed us the importance of communication between us in order to communicate more effectively with our son.  I’d recommend this program to everyone, whether they have ADD kids or not.  It’s a real eye opener!  Thanks.

Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

When we were first referred to Mrs. Cathy Dick at One Degree Forward, my first question was, “Is she a doctor?”  If the answer had been yes I think I would have refused.  Instead the answer was like a breath of fresh air.