Why Being Healthy Is Not Enough! Discover What You May Be Wanting!

Why Being Healthy Is Not Enough! Discover What You May Be Wanting!

Health – Consensus on Needs – gloominess on Action!

There is growing consensus that the World needs a paradigm change in the way we care for personal and public Health. Not only are the utterly Pharma-centric Health-care systems dysfunctional in that the population is getting sicker not healthier, also the systems are bankrupting whole economies. Hereafter the consent dissolves and infinite debates go on how to approach change. This is the First in a series of Articles focusing on conditions that must set the stage for effecting change: explicit understanding of what is meant when we talk Health. Then Individuals can discover how they can effectively predict their Health and prevent Illness.

Why Being Healthy Is Not Enough! Discover What You May Be Wanting!

There are many Words in the English Language that we often use but never peruse, in the belief that their meaning in generally understood without ambiguity; such words are, for example: Birth, Married, Children, Parent, Dead, and so on. But and infinite majority of the words we use have meaning which is dependent on the context, and that means these words are interpreted by the listener according to their situation. Just consider words like Water, Pain, Fire, Taxes, Work, or Freedom. Now, the quote by the famous German Philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein starts making sense;

How Do I Know What I Mean When I Say Something?

If we could and would actually ponder this quote every time before we speak, we would live in a different World with at least a lot less misunderstandings. Let’s analyze the term “Health” to illustrate the huge personal, societal, political and economical impact the use and definition of a Word can have.

What is Health?

The implicit meaning of Health is plainly understood when we use the word Vitality instead’ because Vitality refers to the perception of the observer of a Healthy person’s …

Working Around the Clock for Obama, For Smart Policies About Public Health Issues

Working Around the Clock for Obama, For Smart Policies About Public Health Issues

Voter registration ended earlier this month, on Tuesday October 9th, here in Florida and in several other swing states. Those of us working hard to elect leaders who understand and care about public health issues, leaders like President Obama and Florida’s Senator Bill Nelson, temporarily put down our clipboards, taking a tiny rest before gearing up to go get out the vote. We need a government that stands up for public health, not one dead set on tearing down longstanding, hard-won protections for people and the environment.

But lots of us devote so much mental energy to this election that it actually starts to sap our energy. It’s hard to stop stewing over the polls at night when a person, and it’s not just me but lots of us, has the bad habit of checking our favorite political tracking blogs right before turning in.

Working Around the Clock for Obama, For Smart Policies About Public Health Issues

Anyway, October 9th was the last day in the long chapter in which we have been striving to register thousands upon thousands of new voters. Trained in newly passed and unnecessary state regulations, black pens and clipboards at the ready, we hardcore Obama supporters registered voters in apartment complexes, the aisles of big box stores, hair salons, parks and parking lots. Some of us stayed up late into the night at big events full of likely Obama supporters, gay-pride dances and festival celebrating Hispanic culture.

We worked round the clock, looking for ordinary Americans, hoping that they will vote in the best interests of themselves and their families; hoping that they will vote for better solutions to our major public health issues, and better health for all; hoping that they will vote Democratic.

Our work to register voters in the ranks of the lower- and middle-classes proved a real struggle against powerful, coordinated forces trying to …