In this episode, we discuss the 6 pillars of health. These make up the basic foundation that the rest of our healthy lifestyle builds off of. The 6 pillars are clean water, whole foods, sleep, exercise, mental wellbeing and community/social. They apply to someone new to the natural health world, an experienced guru any anyone in between. We recommend everyone master these core aspects of health.
Once you have a strong foundation then it’s time to tweak the fine details. Have fun with these. An example might be going from reverse osmosis to freshly gathered spring water. Both are great but spring water takes your health to the next level!
Have you heard of the 80/20 rule? It applies to your health! The 6 pillars above contribute to the 20% that produces 80% of your health results. By mastering these you get more bang for your buck.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Drinking quality water
- Eating whole foods
- Processed vs. packaged foods
- Fermented foods
- Sleep hacks
- 3 types of exercise
- Optimizing mental health and wellbeing
- The importance of community/social circles
- Supplements and detoxification
Best Drinking Water
Omica Organics – Fulvic Minerals
Shower Filtration (Berkey)
FitPort – Your Fitness Dashboard (app)
Some of our favourite wellbeing authors: Eckhart Tolle, don Miguel Ruiz and Gabrielle Bernstein.
155: Vinnie Tortorich – Exercise For Mental Health • Choosing The Right Trainer • No Sugar No Grains
135: The 6 Pillars of Health 2.0
130: Sandor Katz – Wild Fermentation • Probiotic Supplements vs. Fermented Foods • Ferment At Home
111: don Miguel Ruiz Jr – The Mastery of Self • Unconditional vs. Conditional Love • Enjoy Your Breath
052: Shawn Stevenson – Sleep Smarter | Living Spring Water | Solutions For Snoring
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