The United States spends more money by a wide margin than any other country on health care. Our health care system is set up to keep us from dying, not thriving. Our average life span barely makes it in the top 30 when compared to other nations. As it stands now, the American health care
Being proactive about your health has never been more important. The health care system in the United States is set up brilliantly to prevent you from dying and for maximizing profits of all parties involved. In fact, the United States spends more money by a wide margin than any other country on health care. Our
What if you walked into your doctor’s office and instead of leaving with another prescription (Rx) for a pharmaceutical drug, you left with a prescription for daily exercise? Would you feel cheated that you didn’t get another pill? Or would you feel inspired that optimal health may not actually be found in the latest pill
Every so often, life can give us one of those sucker punches that plummet us into a funk. The aftermath can leave us feeling listless with no real desire to do much more than to curl up into a ball. Getting into a funk often happens when we least expect it or when we are
We all experience varying degrees of stress on a regular basis. Believe it or not, a certain amount of stress is good for us. Our bodies need to secrete the stress hormone, cortisol, as an activation response or form of energy that is required for us to function effectively throughout the day. However, an elevated
As we journey through life, it is essential to balance our mind, body, and spirit in a way that will support good health, happiness, and well-being. Sounds good? Of course, but, as usual, with most good things, this can be easier said than done. With the demands of our everyday lives, we are often distracted
In the United States and throughout the world, we have more centenarians (people who are one hundred or more years old) than ever before. There are a host of factors that have led to this trend including the largest aging population the world has ever known in combination with improved hygiene, healthcare, and food resources.
We all come from different backgrounds and have different health histories. The key to living the life you want is accepting where your body is at right now. Some of us have worked hard and exercised (maybe to an extreme) most of our lives. Others have been too sedentary for too long and desire to