Your Health in Your Hands

By Dr Louise Schofield, Co-founder & CEO at PREKURE 

You are your health. Your health is in your hands. No one is coming to save you. Save yourself.

The ‘dirty secret’ of healthcare is that no one cares more about your health than you do. Well, perhaps your mum does, but certainly not more than your doctor, cardiologist, or personal trainer.

The Evolution of Personal Health

  • Health 1.0: A pill for every ill.
  • Health 2.0: Regular check-ups and screening.
  • Health 3.0: Putting the power and responsibility of your health back into your hands.

It’s essential to grasp the significance of Health 3.0. Your health outcomes are the result of the choices you make daily—the things you do and don’t do, the way you think, work, and recover. These choices determine how you will age.

Adding Life to Your Years, Not Just Years to Your Life

If you think it’s about living longer, you’re missing the point; it’s about enriching the years you have. Aging with your health, what we at PREKURE call ‘healthspan,’ is what we strive for. Remember, a person who has their health has a thousand dreams. A person who has lost their health has only one.

The Great Challenge and the Greater Secret

Reducing the burden of chronic disease is one of humanity’s greatest challenges. What science knows and what happens in medical clinics are worlds apart. Health professionals receive minimal training in lifestyle medicine science. They are trained to prescribe, not empower.

But here’s the great secret: YOU are the specialist of your own health.

Your health is in your hands

Changing Healthcare Perspectives

Healthcare is evolving. The era of the all-knowing doctor is giving way to a more personalised approach where you hold most of the answers.

The Simple yet Challenging Secrets to Healthy Aging

  • Your Lifestyle Choices: It’s about your style of eating, moving, sleeping, connecting, and working. Your lifestyle encompasses these five critical areas.
  • Consistency is Key: There is no ‘one and done’ in health. Consistency Compounds: Healthy habits and routines build up. Live yourself well every day.

Embrace Your Power: The Future of Health is Yours to Shape

It’s clear that the most profound changes begin not in the doctor’s office, but within ourselves. Your journey towards a healthier, more fulfilling life is a daily commitment to making choices that support your well-being. Remember, the pursuit of health is not a one-time event. It’s about consistency, not perfection. Every small, sustainable change you integrate into your daily life compounds into significant health benefits over time. 

At PREKURE, we believe in empowering you to take the reins of your health because when you thrive, your potential is limitless. Here’s to the limitless potential of YOU. Here’s to a healthspan that matches your lifespan. Embrace this power; your future self will thank you for it.

Learn more about PREKURE’s Health Coach Courses and how you can turn your passion for health into a career and start on your journey to becoming a Health Coach.

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