Veterans Whole Health Education Handouts - Whole Health
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Veterans Whole Health Education Handouts

Whole Health: Information for Veterans

Listed below are Veteran whole health education handouts to support the Whole Health journey.  They are organized around the eight areas of self-care in the Circle of Health and the two areas in the middle.  

At the Center of the Circle of Health

  • Whole Health: It Starts with Me:  PDF

Mindful Awareness

  • An Introduction to Mindful Awareness:  PDF
  • Mindful Awareness Practice in Daily Living:  PDF
  • Precautions with Using Mindful Awareness Practices  PDF

Power of the Mind

  • An Introduction to the Power of the Mind:  PDF
  • Breathing and Health:  PDF
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Progressive Relaxation PDF
  • Seated Meditation PDF
  • Biofeedback: PDF
  • Mantram Meditation PDF
  • Autogenic Training  PDF
  • Hypnotherapy PDF

Food and Drink

  • An Introduction to Food and Drink for Whole Health:  PDF
  • Carbohydrates and Your Health - Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load and Blood Sugars:  PDF
  • Deciding How to be a Healthier Eater  PDF
  • Eating to Reduce Inflammation PDF
  • Healthy Tips on Eating Out and Grocery Shopping:  PDF
  • Mindful Eating:  PDF
  • How a Healthy Gut Makes for a Healthier You:  PDF
  • Probiotics for Specific Conditions  PDF
  • How to Eat a Mediterranean Diet:  PDF
  • When Your Food & Drink Could Be Causing You Problems: Elimination Diets: PDF
  • Eating to Reduce Irritable Bowel Symptoms: The FODMaP Diet:  PDF
  • Whole Health Food, Drink, Activity and Symptom Log:  PDF

Working the Body

  • An Introduction to Working the Body for Whole Health:  PDF
  • Get Moving: Adding Physical Activity into Your Routine: PDF
  • An Introduction to Yoga for Whole Health:  PDF
  • An Introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong for Whole Health PDF


  • An Introduction to Recharge for Whole Health:  PDF
  • Hints for Encouraging Healthy Sleep: PDF
  • Change Your Habits to Sleep Better: PDF
  • The Health Benefits of Pausing and Taking Breaks: PDF
  • Counseling for Insomnia: PDF

Spirit and Soul

  • An Introduction to Spirit and Soul for Whole Health:  PDF
  • Deciding What You Need for Spiritual Health:  PDF
  • How Do You Know That? Beliefs and Your Health:  PDF
  • Spiritual Anchors: PDF
  • Chaplains:  PDF

Personal Development

  • An Introduction to Personal Development:  PDF
  • Finding Balance:  PDF
  • The Healing Power of Hope and Optimism: PDF
  • Create a Gratitude Practice:  PDF
  • Forgiveness:  PDF
  • What Matters Most?  Exploring Your Values: PDF
  • Laughter Heals:  PDF

Family, Friends and Co-workers

  • An Introduction to Family, Friends and Co-workers: Connecting for Whole Health:  PDF
  • Relationships and Health:  PDF
  • Compassion Practice:  PDF
  • Coping with Grief Following a Death:  PDF


  • Introduction to Surroundings for Whole Health:  PDF
  • Assessing Your Surroundings:  PDF
  • Too Much Bad News- How to do an Information Fast: PDF
  • Toxins and Your Health:  PDF
  • Workaholism: PDF
  • Improve Your Health by Removing Toxins From Your Body:  PDF
  • Ergonomics: Positioning Your Body for Whole Health:  PDF