Spiritual Connections

How is Wellness Different?

When you go to the doctor today, there are 2 goals today. “Prevention” of developing disease. You are feeling fine, but due to your age, you doctor recommends preventative care. This typically involves screening exams and attempts for early detection of development of disease. Diagnosis of episodic problems. You have an ache, pain, or complaint…

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Wellness Starts with Spiritual Connections

When I first started down the path to health and wellness, I wondered how spirituality fit in. It’s interesting, because for years in the ER, I heard people talking about spirituality.  Here are a few tidbits which are not exact, but as I recall them.  “I guess I am paying for my sins, by getting…

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What is a Wellness Plan?

One of the greatest tragedies of in the world of wellness is the general lack of personal insight. We are all guilty of this. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Socrates. When we think about our lives, we are quick to draw conclusions about how we are doing, but there is tremendous bias in…

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You Are More Than Your Genes

Welcome to the beginning of a several part posts on how we can beat predetermination, by consuming a lifestyle that is proven to reduce the incidence of numerous chronic diseases. We all have DNA. DNA is the script for our very selves. We often think of DNA as being the recipe for life. It determines…

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Tolerance Leads to Better Health

Tolerance Leads to Better Health Health and wellness have been lured in skepticism since the dawn of mankind. It’s understandable in many ways as to why. Years ago, I traveled to Nicaragua and Cost Rica. It was my first experience with a saw-called “bruja” or witch doctor. I remember standing in her clinic and asking…

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How Pets Can Prevent Health Problems – #7

We love our pets and there are numerous health benefits associated with owning them. They are not for everyone, but for those that can have pets, you should give it a try, it might just save your life! In the meantime, it can help stabilize your emotional wellness, particularly if you are prone to depression…

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How Pets Can Prevent Health Problems

Emotional Wellness and Spiritual Connections are two of Doctor of Living’s 5 Pillars of Health. The 5 Pillars of Health help us to establish a framework for wellness. To review, the 5 Pillars of Health™ are nutrition, physical activity, toxin avoidance, emotional wellness and spiritual connections. Wellness is working towards one’s maximal potential. Pets can…

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Cheat Death with Good Health

Nothing can possibly be darker than talking about death. If you walked into a party and started blurting out statistics on death, most people would run for the other room. Unfortunately, part of the way that we determine how to live needs to be by studying how we die. I have been at the bedside…

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