Mindful Musings

Written By Gerald Levine MD

Being healthy is a state of physical, emotional and spiritual balance that maximizes flexibility, strength and adaptability. It is helpful to view oneself as a connected extension of the source of creation, however you perceive it.  Embracing that concept, one can view total health as expanding circles of love and care starting with self, family, community and the world.

Read more: Installment One: What is Health?

For optimal health, one needs to develop self-awareness, have clear health goals, a willingness to make necessary changes and an attitude of openness, acceptance and gratitude. In the previous installment, goal-setting baskets were introduced. It may be helpful to review these on a regular basis, building on successes and refining as needed.

Read more: Installment Two: Self-awareness

For optimal health, one needs to develop self-awareness, have clear health goals, a willingness to make necessary changes and an attitude of openness, acceptance and gratitude. The previous installment focused on awareness, with the suggestion of frequent  “stop, look and listen” breaks throughout your day.

Read more: Installment Three: Stress, React or Respond, it’s your choice!