1. Moving Forward from Diabetes to Dynamic Living!

    If you have a goal to defeat Type 2 Diabetes, or make any other life change, you must be ready & committed to take action. The following model, which is based on the Trans-theoretical Model of Change, can serve as a guideline to see if you are truly READY to make behavioral change. The stages range from Pre-contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation & Action to Maintenance. 1.     Pre-con…Read More

  2. Healthy Weight Loss: Basic Math

    I have been immersed in helping lose weight the RIGHT way for over 25 years. If you are carrying excess baggage, then it is time to dump the junk & begin your journey toward living a healthy empowered life! Make a Decision & Commit to it! Tell yourself, "I WILL Succeed because...." Believe in yourself! You can be your own best coach. Write down the "Heart of Your Why", your intrinsic motiv…Read More

  3. Weight of the Nation: How Obesity is Crippling Our Families & What YOU Can Do (Part 2)

    The effects of weight gain & obesity affect every system in our bodies & lead to the development of many chronic diseases. Our bodies are not designed to carry twice its normal weight. 20% of cancer deaths in women & 14% in men can be attributed to excess weight. More than 60% of people with arthritis are overweight. 83% are more likely to have kidney disease. Overweight individuals ar…Read More

  4. Exercise Therapy: Movement and Miracles

    Many people who walk into Life's Adjustments Chiropractic clinic in Auburn Hills,MI, wonder what is going on behind the closed door  near the reception desk. Sounds of laughter, music and yes, sometimes moaning, emerge from this room on a daily basis. So what IS going on in that room commandeered by WellFit Exercise Therapists? "A lot of movement and sometimes miracles," comments WellFit Presiden…Read More

  5. Benefits of Wellness Coaching Part 3

    A Professional Interview of Dr. Michael Arloski by David Hunnicut DH: How important is achieving results in coaching? MA: I think results are very important. One of the nice things about health and wellness coaching is that we can often point to real biometric measures that have changed. In coaching, we can often look at these bio-markers and see a reduction in high-risk health behaviors. For exam…Read More

  6. Benefits of Wellness Coaching Part 2

    A Professional Interview of Dr. Michael Arloski by David Hunnicut DH: What does the coaching process look like? MA: A real process has a beginning, a middle and an end. The Beginning: As wellness coaches, we place a lot of focus on the beginning. We help a client with their own exploration and self-assessment. Rather than just assessing and diagnosing them, we help the client explore, get in touch…Read More

  7. 10 Steps for Creating a Successful Health Management/Wellness Program

      Oakland County Wellness Coalition 10 Steps for Creating a Successful Health Management/Wellness Program Whatever your company size or budget, there are things you can do to improve the health and productivity of your workforce. The following are 10 steps you should take to create and sustain change in the health of your workforce. Think of these steps as a cycle: Planning ~ Program Developm…Read More

  8. Lowering Cholesterol: NATURALLY!

    From Coach Toria Lee Total Cholesterol (Lipid Profile) Our bodies typically make all of the cholesterol that it requires to function properly.  Serum cholesterol is found in the blood stream. Dietary cholesterol is present in food, especially those that are high in saturated fats, mostly meat, dairy, poultry and seafood. Serum cholesterol is affected by consumed food, genetic makeup and how effec…Read More

  9. Speak Well of Yourself!

    Speak Well of Yourself! Avoid Illness Programming The childhood rhyme that says, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me," is far from true. Words can literally kill. In the introduction to Norman Cousins’s The Healing Heart, Dr. Bernard Lown, professor of cardiology at Harvard, tells a story that illustrates the power of words. A woman he was treating displayed severe…Read More

  10. Diabetes Free Zone – A Systematic Approach to Defeating Diabetes

    Diabetes Free Zone (DFZ) is a 16 week, multi-component wellness system, specially designed to address the needs of Type-2 diabetics in regaining & maintaining their health. The system has 3 major sections of integrated components. Together, they provide the foundation to produce lasting change in a diabetic's eating habits & lifestyle choices. This synergy of healthy actions, structure &am…Read More