The 5 Pillars lifestyle changes work together to enable your body to function as efficiently as possible so you can get into optimum physical condition and disarm disease before it begins to develop.
What you put into your body affects how you feel each and every day. Food is the fuel that your body needs to continue to power and heal itself on a daily basis. Eating choices are framed around abundance, not deprivation. You will enjoy eating delicious whole foods; food grown on a plant, not man-made products created in a plant. Start by adding pure and sufficient healthy choices, and you will begin to feel better. Success with this program lies within simplicity. Focus on all the amazing food you can enjoy.
Exercise benefits your physical, emotional and mental health! Most of us know we need to get moving, but perhaps don’t know what to do, how to get started or how to stay motivated! The Five Pillars Project provides this guidance based on what our ancestors required to express healthy genes, and encourages you to find creative ways to enjoy it! Studies have shown that exercise consistently match or exceed the benefits of antidepressants. This is your opportunity to decrease fat and increase lean muscle tissue.
Inspired thought is the power and the energy behind all transformational change and that includes making the lifestyle choices necessary for you to become healthy. It is through inspired thinking that we make change, gaining strength from being rooted and grounded in the way our ancestors lived. As you engage the material you will discover that you have a part to play in getting healthier, but your mind will energize your efforts.
Relationships create psychological space and safety so that we can explore and learn. When we feel safe and supported, we don’t have to narrow in on survival tasks like responding to danger or finding our next meal. We are able to explore our world, which builds resources for times of stress and adversity. Researchers also find that people with strong social connections have less stress-related health problems, lower risk of mental illness, and faster recovery from trauma or illness.
Coping is expending conscious effort to solve personal and interpersonal problems, and seeking to master, minimize or tolerate stress or conflict. The effectiveness of the coping efforts depend on the type of stress and/or conflict, the particular individual, and the circumstances. Stress has a major impact on mental and physical health. Coping refers to the thoughts and actions we use to deal with a threatening situation. Since we all become stressed for various reasons we will need to choose different coping strategies.
The neurology and structure are so often the forgotten book ends. Chiropractic lifestyle care is the super glue that holds your five pillars together. Remember, it’s about how well you eat, move, think, connect, and cope with stress; it has little to do with genetic fate. How well you choose your 5 pillars determines your health outcome. How well you move is an essential nutrient most experts don’t know enough about. Let us help you with your 5 pillars today so we can put your lifestyle disease in the past.