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Bottom up Health and Well Being with Marilynn Preston

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Broadcast 8/14/2017 at 03:28:20 (11 Listens, 9 Downloads, 740 Itunes)
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Marilynn Preston--journalist, healthy lifestyle expert, Emmy-winning TV producer--is the author of Energy Express, America's longest-running syndicated fitness column. Her latest book is All's Well.

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Marilynn is a certified fitness trainer and certified Wellcoach and the founding chair of Girls in the Game, a non-profit which helps girls get the healthy lifestyle training they need to become strong, confident women www.girlsinthegame.org

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Our top down, badly broken system of health care is not going to take care of you. It's a for-profit system created to take care of insurance companies, drug companies, hospitals. . .so once you know that, you change course and connect to a community that supports health and wellness, not disease and sickness.

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Top down disease: Medical care itself --errors by doctors and hospitals -- is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Can you imagine?

Up for Yourself, Choose Happiness, Team Up with Your Doctor, How To Raise an Active Kid.

The Top Down system has not served us well, I say over and over again. Our health care is the most expensive in the world, delivering mediocre care at best. In every other civilized nation, basic health care is free.

I've got strong feelings (and non-fake facts) to back up the idea that now is the time to shift away from a broken, cruel and abusive for-profit system to something so much better, you're not going to believe it.

You stress the power of connection & so do I. All is Well guides people to connect to others who share our values, support our strengths, make our lives less stressful, more joyful, less about Stuff and more about having meaningful relationships and a balanced life. Many studies have shown that when it comes to longevity --living a vibrant and long life-- more important than how much you weigh and what you eat is the community you're part of, your friends and family, who you love, and who loves you.

After 40 years as a journalist tracking fitness and wellness, I know this for sure: Big Food companies have helped make us very sick, Big Drug companies have made us addicts. I'm sure you know that the U.S. is only one of TWO countries in the world that allows drug companies to advertise directly to consumers. The results (since 1988) have made drug companies richer and made we humans sick, addicted, sometimes dead.

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Also like you, I believe that the way forward is not to bring down or plow under the current structure. It's to build a better system from the Bottom Up and let people opt into it. That's how holistic mind-body medicine began to take hold in our country 40-50 years ago and it's been a monumental shift, which I also celebrate in the book.

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. 

He is the author of The Bottom-up Revolution; Mastering the Emerging World of Connectivity scheduled for release May 22, 2019

He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites, OpEdNews.com

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project. 

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