In this brief article I would like to share with you some thoughts about nutrition. These thoughts are really quite different from what is usually expressed in health-related education focused on nutrition. Typically, there is education and advice offered about how to structure a diet to include more of certain things, such as fruits and […]
The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) has identified seven dimensions of wellness which should be considered within the context of the nine principles that make up their active aging model. These nine principles are as follows:
Among community-dwelling adults aged 65 or older, 30—40% fall at least once per year. Many of these falls have accompanying injury and many of these falls and injuries are preventable.
A sound approach to fall prevention focusses on risk factors which increase the chance of falling and intervention strategies to reduce or mitigate these risks. […]
WE ARE EACH HEROES AND HEROINES OF OUR OWN STORY
We are always telling stories to one another. It’s part of who we are, how we share information, how we communicate. Did you listen to the news today? Someone told you a story. Did you repeat it to someone else? You told a story to that […]
I receive a lot of questions about dementia. Often people use the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease as though it describes all types of dementias but this is not the case. Alzheimer’s disease is only one of many conditions which are all variations of dementing illnesses. In this column I’ll describe some of the more […]
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Readers interested in learning about health and wellness might find it a bit odd to see the topic of forgiveness discussed as a health issue. Yet, when you consider that forgiveness is associated with many health benefits it makes a lot more sense. Forgiveness has been shown to reduce blood pressure, chronic pain, stress, anger, […]
People often ask me about what exactly Integral Health means. There is often confusion about “Integral” and “Integrative”. In this column I’ll offer some explanation and provide information about an “Integral Life Practice”.
What does it mean to be healthy?
Everyone wants to be healthy, but what does that mean?
The standard Western conceptualizations about health rely […]
Dr. Acquista’s first book has been translated into Danish and foreign distribution rights have been negotiated for India, Pakistan, the entire Indian subcontinent, and for Nigeria. Worldwide the Integral approach to health is gaining acceptance.
Life is full of many challenging circumstances and we typically have an emotional component to how we respond to the challenging circumstances of our lives. Money is tight so we worry whether we’ll have enough to get by. Someone treats us badly causing us to feel sad or upset. We get frustrated or angry […]