We Should All Change Our Minds More Often

12 strategies to help you change your mind and the minds of others

Zachary Walston, PT, DPT, OCS
Mind Cafe


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Sometimes I wish I could go back in time and apologize to my patients. I have told them many stupid things such as comparing the spine to a jelly donut (this is an outdated mindset that needs to die in healthcare).

Here is a sampling of health and fitness topics I have altered course on, adopting the opposite mindset. The paratheses contain links to stories unpacking the evidence:

This is far from a complete list. Some beliefs have been slightly altered while others have been completely upended.