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Ascension

  “You become what you think about.”~Earl Nightingale__________________ Wellness is about possibilities, not pathology. Wellness is often viewed as the absence of disease.Wellness is a mindful approach to becoming whole.Accountability through awareness and discipline plays a major role. Growth has no end point. Risk is the catalyst to growth. In order to thrive on the wellness continuum one mustembrace risk – like it or not. You believe what you perceive. Six Dimensions of Wellness Dr. Bill Hettler, co-founder of the National Wellness Institute, created an interdependent model titled The Six Dimensions of Wellness. Assess your level of wellness in each...

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Synergistic

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”~ Aristotle_____________________ Lifestyles are determined by habit.One of the most insidious aspects of habit is its ability to dull awareness; consequently, discipline. Synergy is the effect of two or more units working together to produce a result not obtainable by each unit independently.Optimum wellness is a by-product of mindful living. Mindfulness manifests synergy which cultivates self-actualization.   Nutrition has a profound impact on your wellness and performance. Food is fuel. Each bite determines your well-being. Your gastrointestinal [GI] tract represents your inside link to the outside world. You choose whether or...

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Nexus

Anna Eliza | Plant-Powered Endurance Athlete | Seattle, WA “It is the opposite side of the same thing.”~Anonymous__________________ The transition to 2017 is an ideal time to make decisions and ditch resolutions and excuses. It is the time to finally become accountable – no matter the level of your fear-based illusions. Accountability for every thought, feeling, action, and result in your life is a daunting yet necessary pill to swallow.If you do not accept responsibility for your circumstances you will misplace the keys to your mansion of wellness. Wellness is about possibilities not pathology.Wellness is about accountability.   Lifestyles are...

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Biomechanical Fluidity

Performance Medicine™ Performance Nutrition™ The Wholistic Edge®

“Even if you fall flat on your face at least you are moving forward.”~Sue Luke__________________  Running is the noblest fitness discipline. Running has many benefits whether you hit the pavement, trails, shred golf course greens [not recommended], or perform interval sessions with snowshoes in the blistering desert heat [highly recommended]. Benefits: ~Improved cardiovascular function;~Reduced risk of stroke and heart disease;~Improved blood pressure;~Improved bone density;~Enhanced immune function;~Weight management;~Heightened mental alertness;~Reduced stress levels;~Too many other benefits to list Proper running gait is essential to attaining the foregoing benefits with a smile on your face – most of the time. The complete gait...

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Dysfunctional Wellness

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“Every man’s disease is his personal property.” ~Alonzo Clark __________________   The current medical paradigm is ineffective. Treating symptoms of preventable chronic and degenerative diseases is a losing proposition. It is a profitable model for pharmaceutical companies, medical schools, linear-thinking practitioners, and the like…in exchange for your health.Money talks no matter the price. Optimal health is our responsibility. Wellness is a choice. The key is determining how much you value your health. Allopathy is a system of medical care focusing primarily on treating disease symptoms versus promoting health. An allopathic physician tends to view health as a state in which disease...

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