A way forward....
Understanding the decisions we can make in six different areas of our life to create quality of health that is consistent regardless of our physical or mental challenges is the goal of The House of Health.
the house of health
Six elements, described as rooms,
which we structure to operate seamlessly to improve our personal long term quality of health
A brief over view of the six rooms in The House of Health is found here. You can follow along with blog posts and facebook to take steps each day to improve your quality of health. You can also subscribe to receive updates about our research on the Quality of Health Rating Scale. Opportunities to participate in using the rating scale will be coming soon.
The House of Health
The House of Health highlights six elements that are key to improving your quality of health now.
Thinking about these six elements as rooms in your house is an easy way to remember which one you are are focusing on at the moment. When you are in that room in your actual house, it will remind you that you are also working on that in your personal House of Health journey as well.
Being active, even if starting slowly, is improtant for mental and physical well-being
Each small step forward in improving our daily food options will make a significant change to our overall health
Social interaction and creative output keeps our brain active and our mental health positive
Sufficient, regular sleep improves cognition and makes a difference to general health and well-being
Managing or eliminating things that cause stress is a significant factor in reducing future risk of health problems.
New information is available all the time which highlights opportunities to improve our health or limit our risk of chronic disease.
Understanding each element, and periodically rating how well you are progressing in each element, will give you a roadmap for moving forward. Continuous improvement is an important aspect of quality, and now you can apply it to your personal health journey. A lifestyle of quality health is within your reach regardless of your health challenges.