Wellness and Personal Development
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Wellness and Personal Development

Welcome to our Wellness topic area, which is all about how people can enhance the quality of their lives and avoid serious illness by making simple but sometimes surprisingly difficult changes to their lifestyles. Wellness is a broad topic that includes disease prevention (the taking of steps to avoid getting ill at a future date), stress reduction, and even personal, social and spiritual growth.

At least as applied to healthcare, wellness is a newer idea. The western world's healthcare establishment has historically always focused on illness, and curing illness. Prior to the last decade, very little attention was ever paid to helping people who are not ill, disordered or diseased in some way learn how to further enhance the quality of their lives, or prevent the onset of future illness. Medical doctors, psychologists and other health professionals are primarily taught categories of disease and how to fix those diseases. The healthcare insurance sy...

 
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How can my family and I maintain and improve our physical and mental health?

  • Wellness is all about how people can enhance the quality of their lives and avoid serious illness by making simple but sometimes surprisingly difficult changes to their lifestyles.
  • Wellness is a broad topic that includes disease prevention (the taking of steps to avoid getting ill at a future date), stress reduction, and even personal, social and spiritual growth.
  • A balanced diet and regular physical activity are the building blocks of good health. Poor eating habits and too little physical activity can lead to overweight and related health problems.
  • Being healthy and active can help you stay fit and feel fabulous over the years.
  • Walking is one of the easiest ways to be physically active. You can do it almost anywhere and at any time. Walking is also inexpensive.
  • To my mind, Yoga works best for people who are anxious or depressed or frantic or impulsive or obsessional and who are looking for stress relief, self-soothing and a calm way to get in some gentle exercise.
  • Eating well and being physically active are key to your child's well-being. Eating too much and exercising too little can lead to overweight and related health problems that can follow children into their adult years.
  • Because children grow at different rates at different times, it is not always easy to tell if a child is overweight. If you think that your child is overweight, talk to your health care provider.

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