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Small steps lead to big changes for this Veteran. "It’s never too late to get active," says Marine Corps Veteran Fratarelli. Fratarelli and his Whole Health Coach, worked together to achieve his goals.
US Army Veteran John Smith looks in the mirror and now sees he is living a life that reflects his faith. After spending much of his life, call a Veteran because he did not serve in a war zone, Smith now stands proud.
Using personal experiences and training to help other Veterans explore their personal goals that support what matters most, Peer Facilitators have great influence on their colleagues' Whole Health journey.
Years after suffering a stroke while in the military, US Army Veteran Dr. Gallimore has experienced positive changes in his physical appearance and overall well-being attending Tai Chi classes at his local VA.
Finding a new direction and giving hope to other Veterans, USAF Veteran TaTanisha Randell changes careers and creates affordable housing for Veterans after working on her Personal Health Inventory with a coach.
NC Veteran gets back to the life he loves with Whole Health coaching. “When Mr. Morgan shared that he was again bowling and even made it to the championship as captain I could see that made him come alive.“
Pandemic depression and a few extra pounds were preventing this Navy Veteran from living out his best retirement years in Florida. Whole Health changed that by helping him to lose weight and make new connections.
Army Veteran finds support in Whole Health after three cancer diagnoses. Setting a goal to ride her motorcycle, this female Veteran regained her strength and enthusiasm for life with the help of a Whole Health coach.
“I was a walking billboard for pain before I met Ms. Dobson,” says Reverend James Mitchell of Bluefield, WV. “We need more Veterans to learn about Whole Health, and I will be the billboard for its success.”
VA's #LiveWholeHealth blog provides videos on a wide range of self-care topics. Explore from your phone, tablet or computer and find guidance on well-being topics such as acupressure, mindful breathing, yoga and more.
Today’s world can be hectic and stressful. But what if there was an easy way to reduce stress? One simple practice might help Veterans live healthier lives: mindfulness. Discover how to be more present in your life.
Digital technologies are easy, popular and frequently used. Explore some of these mobile apps and online resources that inform, equip, and empower you in achieving your best overall well-being and health.
VA achieved a milestone in patient-driven health care with the creation of new AMA Health & Well-Being Coaching Codes. The codes provide a way that certified health coaches identify & report health coaching services.
On top of the competition and camaraderie found at the 2018 NVGAG, whole health sessions were included, providing Veteran athletes with complementary integrative health (CIH) practices and enhancing overall well-being.
Peer Facilitators support VA's commitment to empower, equip, and treat Veterans based on their priorities and goals. Learn more about new resources to help better understand whole health and what it means for you.
Writing programs for Veterans can help make sense of the military experience and can restore a sense of pride, build new camaraderie, nurture creativity, and help Veterans find the path to a better tomorrow.
VA's National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic encourages health and healing through adaptive recreational therapy. And recently, the NDVWSC has provided integrative practices such as acupuncture, yoga and more.
Meet one of VA's Whole Health Ambassadors, ready to share his story and desire to inspire improved health and well-being. VA's Whole Health approach focuses on integrative health practice, self-empowerment and self-care.