Holistic Health

Spring Cleaning Begins Within: Mind, Body, and Spirit (by Jacqueline Allen, Two Roots Acupuncture)

Spring Cleaning Begins Within: Mind, Body, and Spirit (by Jacqueline Allen, Two Roots Acupuncture)

  Spring Cleaning Begins Within: Mind, Body, and Spirit :Spring and Chinese Medicine: Wisdom for Cleansing, Renewal, and Peace of Mind (by Jacqueline Allen, Two Roots Acupuncture) In the Northern Hemisphere, we have officially crossed the vernal equinox and moved into the season of spring. The duration of light each day now exceeds the dark and continues to increase, an…

Setting Goals for a Happier and More Satisfying Life (by Mike McHargue, Regional Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator)

Setting Goals for a Happier and More Satisfying Life (by Mike McHargue, Regional Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator)

Setting Goals for a Happier and More Satisfying Life (by Mike McHargue, Regional Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator) While we typically consider goal setting around the New Year and possibly now as we exit the Omicron surge and return to more normal activities, it should be a key component of your overall fitness program year-round. Goals provide focus and structure…

Getting Clear on What Health Actually Is Can Help You Clarify Next Steps (by Prita Chanda Klco)

Getting Clear on What Health Actually Is Can Help You Clarify Next Steps (by Prita Chanda Klco)

Getting Clear on What Health Actually Is Can Help You Clarify Next Steps (by Prita Chanda Klco) I went to the doctor recently for a routine check-up. I was asked to give a “medical reason” (a disease or a problem) for making the appointment. In a system where disease is more billable than health, it’s easy to spend most of…

Attending to Your Well-Being is Community Service (by Priti Chandra Klco)

Attending to Your Well-Being is Community Service (by Priti Chandra Klco)

Attending to Your Well-Being is Community Service (by Priti Chandra Klco) In my last post [link] I offered a definition of health that describes the balanced function of body, mind, and senses, and includes a pleasant feeling of well-being. Let’s take a moment to acknowledge just how powerful a state of well-being is. When you are in a great mood,…

Sticking with healthy habits at home (by Rebecca Rice and Bev Orrill)

Sticking with healthy habits at home (by Rebecca Rice and Bev Orrill)

Sticking with healthy habits at home (by Rebecca Rice and Bev Orrill, Chaffee County Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coaches) During these unprecedented times of social distancing and protecting yourself and others by staying home, it’s important to set and stick with healthy routines. Consider these tips: Plan physical activity breaks • At a minimum, set a timer or reminder to…

Getting Clear on What Health Actually Is Can Help You Clarify Next Steps (by Priti Chanda Klco)

Getting Clear on What Health Actually Is Can Help You Clarify Next Steps (by Priti Chanda Klco)

Getting Clear on What Health Actually Is Can Help You Clarify Next Steps (by Prita Chanda Klco) I went to the doctor recently for a routine check-up. I was asked to give a “medical reason” (a disease or a problem) for making the appointment. In a system where disease is more billable than health, it’s easy to spend most of…

Wonder Why It All Blows-Up? (by Lori Weckbaugh)

Wonder Why It All Blows-Up? (by Lori Weckbaugh)

Wonder Why It All Blows-Up? (by Lori Weckbaugh) Has this happened to you; you’re out for a leaf-viewing drive, everything seemed fine when you left home, yet a few miles down the road your harmless question (where would you like to have lunch?) silence, a grumpy sound in a sarcastic tone— “How would I know where would YOU like to…

A Good Night’s Sleep (by Ann Casey)

A Good Night’s Sleep (by Ann Casey)

A Good Night’s Sleep A good night’s sleep is vital for every human being to thrive.  A night of quality sleep allows us to wake feeling refreshed and energized.   When we have a hard time falling asleep or don’t sleep at all, we feel moody, irritable and fatigued.  Without a proper bedtime ritual, the quality of your sleep can…