Preventative medicine: Acupuncture, Tui Na, Therapeutic Yoga and Herbal Remedies are incredibly effective modalities for staying healthy through the stresses of life. You are involved in your own well being.
When you are driving your car or living in your house, you not only put fuel into them but continue with regular maintenance. Waiting for the car to run out of oil or the shingles to fly off the roof is clearly too little too late. Waiting for your first heart attack to quit smoking or lower your stress levels clearly falls into this pattern.