Reflections on 2016 and Planning for 2017

I originally wrote this article for my physician colleagues, but it applies to everyone so I’m sharing it here as well. Each year it is important to reflect on what has gone well and plan for the future. I hope you find this article helpful as well. … I can’t believe I’m sitting down to […]


Happy 4th of July Safety Tips

This weekend many of us have time off to celebrate America and what makes our country great. Despite all the negativity we see and hear, we are still very blessed to live in this country. You don’t have to look far to see nations with people who have more poverty, (more) rampant corruption, and less freedom. […]


Protein Diet Myths

Dietary protein has been a topic of question for the last several years. Many individuals struggle to understand what adequate sources of dietary protein are and how much of these sources should be eaten. Protein represents an incredibly important component of a healthy, balanced diet. As such, it’s imperative to understand protein’s role in the […]


Avoiding Diet Myths and a Plant-Based Diet

Diet and nutrition represent two of the most important, and perhaps most confusing elements when it comes to total wellness. The media is constantly flooding the market with next big food to help you lose weight, the newest fad diets, and a host of nutritional supplements that “guarantee” weight loss or other health benefits. Optimal […]


Stress and the Role it Plays in Your Health

It is no secret that stress can play a profound impact on all facets of health and wellness. Whether physical, emotional or relational, when poorly managed, stress can wreak havoc on your life. While life will likely never be without stress, learning to understand and manage stressors can minimize their impact on your health and […]


Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever With Intentional Living

I have decided to make 2016 my BEST year ever! How many times have we all said that same thing – just inserting the next year each time we say it? But this year is going to be different, at least for me. Why will it be different? I am going to live life more […]


Reflecting on 2015

December is the time of year many people pause to look back and see where they are and assess their progress to their goals. Do you make personal reflection part of your end of the year activities? John Maxwell refers to the Law of Reflection in his book The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth. This […]


Diabetes Awareness Month 2015

November is diabetes awareness month, and the disease definitely deserves our attention. In the U.S. over 29 million adults are diagnosed with diabetes, but according to the Center for Disease Control, one in four people with the disease don’t even know they have it! There are also millions of people with pre-diabetes, and they are […]


What Is Holding You Back From Reaching Your Health Goals?

If you’re struggling with achieving your health goals now is a great time to ask why. What is holding you back from getting where you want to be mentally, physically and emotionally? There are number of barriers that can get in the way of getting where you want to be. Achieving total wellness is about […]


Interview with Barbara Gustavson

Last month business coach Barbara Gustavson posted an interview we did together for her website discovernextstep.com Discover Next Step is focused on helping individuals and organizations lead and impact others with clarity, courage, and commitment.  Strategic Living is what Discover Next Step is all about. It was a pleasure to partner with Barbara for this interview, and […]

About Christopher Burton, MD

Dr. Chris Burton is a physician with specialized training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He completed the Florida Medical Association Physician Leadership Program, and he takes a special interest on topics such as diet, exercise, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and leadership in healthcare. Chris is an avid proponent of living a healthy lifestyle, and he has a passion for helping others to experience their highest level of physical, mental and emotional health.

Chris is also a John Maxwell certified trainer, which not only provides him with top-notch teaching material from the world’s premier leadership guru, but he also has access to continued coaching and mentoring from Dr. Maxwell and his staff of exceptionally qualified coaches and speakers across the globe.

Chris strives to help individuals who are dissatisfied with the status quo - those individuals and businesses who want to take their goals to the next level. Chris works with leaders, executives, business owners and healthcare providers to meet their most challenging objectives.

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