Tag Archives: Michael Marmot

Empowered Volunteers Pillars of Health Wisdom

Using tape to check body fat health

Stress moderation is at the top of the pillars of health care wisdom for the empowered volunteer. You can actually die from stress related effects. When volunteers think of how to work their time around volunteer projects they don’t automatically think of stress. Their passion for the volunteer group or the charity supported by the […]

Social Rank in American Sports

Green Bay Packers

  American’s are not a classless society as we often think we are. This was observed by Michael Marmot in his book, The Status Syndrome, How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity. In this book he mentions that in their sports affiliations Americans break along class lines according to the size of the balls used in […]

Social Capital as applied to real life

Ben Franklin with Will Rogers book in background, both were Masons

  Groups, where only the dues fees are paid and no interactions are required have very little benefit as far as social capital goes for the individual. Freemasons just to attain membership must do much more than pay their dues fees. They must memorize passages from the Old Testament relating to the group. This level of […]