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Best health | Danny van Leeuwen Health Hats

Internal Fire of Best Health: Intuition, Mystery, Spirit, Soul

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Nurture spirit for best health. Death, dying, grief, trauma weaken and ++ connections, music, art, mindfulness, gratitude strengthen the spirit. A mystery indeed.
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Apples-to-Apples? Person-First Engagement & Power Shifting.

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The powerful are not homogenous. The person-first approach (meet people where they are) can help us better strategize and advocate for partnership and shared decision-making in health choices, research, practice, policy, or equity. Read More

Trust: Willing to be Vulnerable. Worth the Investment.

By Advocate, Clinician, ePatient, Family man, Informaticist, Leader, Podcasts, Researcher 2 Comments

Best health builds on trust – trust in people, institutions, information, and solutions. I trust my primary care doc.  I trust my chiropractor. I trust my instincts. I trust my gut. I do. I trust my wife. She trusts me. Trust doesn’t mean blind following. Rather trust leads to more control or feeling more in control. I need trust when I’m in a crisis and can’t think clearly. I listen to my immediate family and my two lead docs (in that order). I’m likely to do what they recommend. Trust is for when I need to decide but can’t or don’t want to. Trust is for times of uncertainty.

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Chiropractic – Operating at Peak Performance

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I depend on my team – laypeople and professionals – to help me understand my body, abilities, circumstances, moods, and reactions. Profound understanding promotes self-appreciation – loving myself as I am.  On my professional team, my primary care doc, chiropractor, massage therapist, neurologist, optometrist, physical therapist, and acupuncturist are the strongest and most important professionals for me. I’ve learned which of their skills help me, how they communicate with me, and what work I need to do to maximize their impact. This episode begins an intermittent series about the professionals on my health team, starting with Dr. Keith Puri, my chiropractor. I’ve learned much from Dr. Puri about maximizing my gross motor capabilities through good habits. I’m indebted to him. Listen in or read on.

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Retirement – Micro-stepping with Mini-goals

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Cynthia Meyer created the Second Wind Movement for retirees to live their best life. She teaches mini-goals and micro-stepping towards the 5 Rings of Retirement, Growth, Health, Finance, Community, and Giving Back. Listen in or read on.

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