Stress, what stress?
Link for PURPOSE + PRESENCE meditation series sign up: http://www.signupgenius.com/purposeandpresence S T R E S S def: pressure or tension exerted on an object. April is National Stress Awareness month — however, I think we are all already aware of stress. 8/10 Americans report having frequent daily stress and regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress. 1/3 feel they are living with extreme stress. 1/2 feel their stress has increased over the last 5yrs. 1/2
Decisions, decisions, decisions . . . (insurance math part 2)
Dear Everyone who is making painful and confusing last minute decisions on your health insurance, Start with what you want: Access to a Doctor who knows you. That is what Health Studio KC provides: Health care designed for you. Care designed around conversation and convenience. Access to your Doctor when you need your Doctor. Access to a Doctor who can address the vast majority of your health care needs — when you have need. Time with your Doctor to have a conversation a
Giving truly is better than receiving.
Turns out that it is true . . . it is better to give than to receive. Those who make a habit of giving live longer, healthier, happier lives. Giving lowers stress, anxiety and depression; decreases blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk; diminishes dementia, improves pain . . . giving generally improves happiness, well being and builds friendships and social interactions. If you could package it as a pill, GIVING is a wonder drug. Certainly, it is no coincidence
Insurance Math: Part 1
Whoa, 25% increases. That is hurting homes and businesses across America. While there is plenty of blame to go around, there is something
Health Goals -- What?
I recently posted the question — When is the last time you Doctor asked you, “What are your health goals?” In a few conversations since, I am reaffirmed in how little many of us think about our health. Initially in these conversations, people are not sure what the question is asking — what does it mean to set a health goal? We are a culture of goal setters, so the issue is not the idea of goals. The problem is we have no imagination for our health. Imagination forms meani
A New (Old) Design
At Health Studio KC, we believe that Your body has a design — that is something we all know and feel intuitively. When we live into that design, we feel better. The power of Design is all around us. Anywhere we see duct tape just trying to hold things together is an opportunity for a design solution. Too often, in the busy-ness of our days we live life on autopilot — going through the motions and making decisions based on the way the world has informed us. When we run into