• Live Whole Health #56: The First Step

    At the start of a new year, we often think […]

  • Five resources to help Veterans recharge this holiday season

    As you prepare for the holidays and new year, fight the urge to tackle long to-do lists. Instead, take time to recharge and get the rest you need, so you have energy to do the activities you enjoy.

  • Live Whole Health #49: Get moving from your chair

    As the temperatures drop and days get shorter, it may be time to think about different ways to get yourself moving. Chair yoga is a great way to move your body and tap into your breath.

  • Navy pilot Veteran speaks openly about struggles

    Navy Veteran no stranger to soul searching. As a Portland VA Whole Health volunteer, he speaks openly about his own struggles and successes inspiring others to explore their own needs and aspirations.

  • VA’s Compassionate Contact Corps

    VA Voluntary Service has a new social prescription program: The Compassionate Contact Corps. Trained volunteers call Veterans who are lonely, socially isolated or would simply like to talk to someone.

  • Q/A from the Women Veteran Series chat events

    These are the top questions asked and answered during VA's Women Veteran Series on Veteran owned business resources, whole health resources like yoga and acupuncture, military sexual trauma, claims and appeals, and reproductive and women health services.

  • Live Whole Health #45: Eating for Whole Health: African Sweet Potato Stew

    Warm up with our Healthy Teaching Kitchen’s recipe for African Sweet Potato Stew! This heart healthy recipe is packed with fiber and beta-carotene.

  • VA nurses empower Veterans with yoga and guided meditation

    Whole health programs at Roseburg VA are centered around what matters to you, not what is the matter with you. Facing your fears can be difficult but this nurse guarantees the process is worth it.

  • Complementary medicine providers focus on whole health of Veterans

    To provide well-rounded health care, VA seeks complementary medical providers and traditional health care professionals interested in this approach.

  • Tai chi helps heal deep military trauma

    George Koerner still remembers the charred bodies and the war dead. After suffering from years of post-traumatic stress, he found relief through tai chi.

  • Food pantries at VA facilities support Veteran whole health

    Pantry project is a partnership between VA and Feeding America. As of January 2020, the program served Vets more than 710,000 meals including some for dietary and health restrictions such as diabetes.

  • Live Whole Health: Self-care episode #29 – Acupressure for stress relief

    Being aware of stress is important for reducing it. One stress-relief strategy for your self-care toolkit is acupressure.

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