It seems that health practices, and especially health advice, change every few months. But many of us have been doing the same old things for years and nothing too bad has happened…right?! Enter your 50s, 60s, and beyond. Well…things certainly can change, especially if you’ve been following conventional dietary and general “healthy” living advice (or not). Suddenly we’re hearing about metabolic syndrome, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, coronary heart disease, arthritis, and more. We all know how hard it is to change daily habits, but after 20, 30, or more years? It’s even harder and may feel like it’s impossible. How many New Year’s resolutions have we all broken?
However, when motivated (or even scared) enough, we can move mountains of bad habits and after the initial transition, start enjoying the rewards that come…like not aching anymore, feeling more energetic, relaxed, calm, etc. Our moods can change, and with that, our outlook on life can become more positive and seem more hopeful. Here are a few suggestions to try out:
online health classes
Dr. Donna Poppendieck (Dr. P) has over 30 years of experience in the mental health care field. She is a seasoned college professor and instructor for providers. She uses credible, proven holistic health strategies in instruction for parents of children with mental health challenges looking for another approach as well as healthcare providers seeking to implement or understand holistic strategies.