• Continue reading Live Whole Health #116: Importance and confidence

    March 28, 2022

    When considering a change in life, no matter what it is, we start by asking ourselves two questions: Is it worth it? (importance), and Can I do it? (confidence). 

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #115: Mobility with movement

    March 21, 2022

    If your body needs a little warming up for spring, you may want to practice some mobility exercises.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #114: Tai Chi seated cloud hands

    March 14, 2022

    The Tai Chi cloud hands movement form is a common postural exercise to relax the neck and shoulders, and increase blood flow within the body.

  • Continue reading Veterans report positive impact with VA Whole Health

    March 11, 2022

    Veterans involved in Whole Health System report greater improvements in the experience and engagement of their care and overall well-being.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #113: 3-minute breathing space

    March 7, 2022

    Your mind and emotions play a key role in your health. Through mindful awareness and self-care tools, you can take charge of your health and well-being to live your life to the fullest. Breathing space is one area of mindful awareness that can help you become fully aware and tuned in to what is going on right now, in the present moment, and without judgement.

  • Continue reading #Live Whole Health #112: Gratitude practice

    February 28, 2022

    Gratitude is the glue that holds us together in family, work and community. Here's how gratitude practice can bring gratitude into your life.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #111: Tai Chi and the 7-posture series

    February 23, 2022

    If your doctor says you need move more or de-stress, consider trying Tai Chi and this 7-posture series. It very well may help.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #110: Chair Yoga for heart health

    February 14, 2022

    Heart Health Awareness Month falls in February and is a great time to learn more about heart health. VA and the American Heart Association (AHA) want you to be aware of five important heart health numbers because they help providers determine your risk for developing cardiovascular disease.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #109: Setting an intention from the heart

    February 7, 2022

    Perhaps your New Year’s resolutions have been forgotten, but it’s never too late to set an intention. And you can do this every day!

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #108: Seated sun salutations

    January 31, 2022

    When the sun is shining – and even when it is hiding behind clouds – we can practice sun salutations to warm our bodies and invigorate our day.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #107: Tai Chi warmup

    January 24, 2022

    If there were a gentle activity you could add to your life that could improve your balance, reduce pain, and even improve your overall quality of life, would you give it a try? Consider this Tai Chi warmup.

  • Continue reading Live Whole Health #106: Muscle awareness

    January 17, 2022

    Have you ever shoveled snow and woke up the next day feeling muscles that you forgot you had? That's the kind of physical muscle awareness you'll remember for days! Follow along for a more mindful approach – muscle awareness meditation.