Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine | Lifestyle Prescriptions®

“In a few decades, we’ll look back and realize how one new habit transformed healthcare”. Johannes R. Fisslinger MA, LPHCS, HWC, Founder Lifestyle Prescriptions® University   In 2011, I woke up one morning in a dream-like state and thought to myself: “Why is nobody writing Lifestyle Prescriptions®“? Even though I’ve been training healthcare providers in… Continue reading Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine | Lifestyle Prescriptions®

Shouldn’t healthcare providers Prescribe Lifestyle Medicine? | Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct. 20-29, 2023

90% of the national US $3.8 trillion in annual health care spending is for people with chronic and mental health conditions. 6 in 10 adults in the US have a chronic disease; 4 in 10 have two or more. Chronic diseases have significant health and economic costs. Preventing chronic diseases, or managing symptoms when prevention is not possible, can reduce these costs.

The Truth about Lifestyle Prescriptions® University (Part 1)

I know you can imagine how difficult it is to start a new university. Well, it’s actually a lot worse … When I talked to Arizona government officials about 5 years ago, they were in shock when I told them we want to start a new health/medicine university. “Nobody has done that successfully for decades!” Our team was determined to move forward because we firmly believed that there is a huge need for higher education in one of the fastest-growing and most needed healthcare modalities. Chronic disease is out of hand with 60+% of adults suffering from pain, obesity, diabetes, anxiety, depression, addiction, and heart disease …

The Science of Stress and the Art of Relaxation

While many of us actively investigate stress management every day for ourselves as well as our patients, have we ever understood the deeper state of why we all have so much stress? Why have we created a belief system that whatever it is we are stressed about is by far the most important thing going… Continue reading The Science of Stress and the Art of Relaxation

[Video] Why your memories can’t be trusted

Memory does not work like a video recorder. They are not stored like a file just waiting to be retrieved. It seems memories are actually formed in neural networks across the brain and every time they are recalled they can be subtly changed. So if these memories are changeable, how much should we trust them?… Continue reading [Video] Why your memories can’t be trusted

3 Gratitude Exercises Guaranteed To Make You Feel Happy [Today’s Lifestyle Prescription®]

Gratitude is one of the most powerful emotions and states of mind. Research has shown that the habit of practicing gratitude will reduce anxiety, depression, stress and increase happiness, sleep, relationships and health. And what’s really amazing is that everyone can practice gratitude (it’s free) and it does not take much time. “Do not dream… Continue reading 3 Gratitude Exercises Guaranteed To Make You Feel Happy [Today’s Lifestyle Prescription®]

Health Coaching to be reimbursed by insurers (71400000X)

Finally, we’re seeing major progress in health coaching being integrated into health care. The National Board of Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) announced that a taxonomy code for health & wellness coaches will be granted and will become effective April 1, 2021. This significant step demonstrates the importance of a health & wellness coach in… Continue reading Health Coaching to be reimbursed by insurers (71400000X)

Deciphering the Dietary Confusion: What “Healthy” Diets Have In Common

By Tamara Golden RN, HNB-BC, NBC-HWC Deciding what to eat has become a very complicated decision for anyone trying to improve their overall health and habits these days. There is much conflicting information and evidence in the field of Nutrition about what really constitutes a “healthy diet.” One dietary theory says grains are good for… Continue reading Deciphering the Dietary Confusion: What “Healthy” Diets Have In Common

​PRESS RELEASE: Solving the Chronic Disease Pandemic | Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct. 27-31, 2021

LONDON, October 26, 2021 —  Everyone seems to agree that health care needs to change.     90% of the national US $3.8 trillion in annual health care spending is for people with chronic and mental health conditions. 6 in 10 adults in the US have a chronic disease; 4 in 10 have two or more. Chronic diseases have significant health… Continue reading ​PRESS RELEASE: Solving the Chronic Disease Pandemic | Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct. 27-31, 2021