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Andrew Taylor Still, the founder of Osteopathic Medicine, said: "To find health should be the object of the doctor, anyone can find disease". Here is some information about daily activities that promote health.

A Vision for Health Care

By James Brent

A Vision for Health Care Andrew Still, the founder of Osteopathy, said anyone can find disease but goal should be to find health. Osteopaths are doctors with the letters D O after their name. There is another type of doctor called Naturopath. They are trained in natural healing techniques and have the letters N D…

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Hacking Your Health

By James Brent

If we use our limited time and hard earned money to keep our cars running well and helping them last, even though they can be replaced, doesn’t it make sense to optimize our mind and body’s health since they cannot be replaced. Now that cars have computer systems that can alert the owner about potential…

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Developing Healthy Habits

By James Brent

Habits are learned automatic reflex responses or behaviors that become part of your brains memory. They are done without thought or unconsciously. They allow the brain to conserve energy which is important for the evolutionary process. Habits permit you to multi-task. Although according to John Medina PhD, a researcher and author, multi-tasking is ineffective for…

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Sleep

By James Brent

Sleep quality and quantity is an important component of the biochemical balance that promotes health. Sleep affects your ability to focus, motivation, mood, sense of wellbeing, memory, and daytime wakefulness and how you feel at wake up, 7-9 hours restful sleep is considered optimal. What you do during your wake up period affects your sleep,…

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Mindset

By James Brent

Mindset has two aspects that contribute to your health and wellbeing: your belief system and maintaining parasympathetic tone.  Your belief system is what you believe to be true or possible. Many of your beliefs originate from experiences that occur early in your life. These may act on an unconscious level in your brain and make…

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Breathing

By James Brent

Breathing Conscious Breathing The way and how often you breathe may be the most important habit that you can use to promote a longer healthier life. It is the easiest unconscious or automatic action your body does for survival that you can control. It just requires practice. I reference the book, “Breath: New Science Of…

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Hydration

By James Brent

Your body is over 70% water and it is eliminated through urination and sweating. This elimination is necessary to remove unneeded and toxic chemicals from your body in order to maintain the function of your body’s cells and your health. The lost water needs to be replaced in the amount of about ½ ounce per…

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Diet

By James Brent

This is my longest post. Diet is a controversial subject with many opinions. Your diet, digestion and metabolism may not be the most important factors contributing to your health or lack of health, but they affect every aspect of your life. I hope you find it helpful. Diet and Digestion: Your Body and Its Health…

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Movement and Exercise

By James Brent

It has become common knowledge that sitting is about as unhealthy as smoking. Therefore any movements that  do not involve sitting (unless you are unable to stand) or cause pain will be beneficial. Walking is not only the easiest form of exercise, but also when combined with a nature experience, it is relaxing. Movements that…

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Community

By James Brent

A community is for health and fun!

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