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What is Wellness?
Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more successful existence.
- Process means that improvement is always possible
- Aware means that we are continuously seeking more information about how we can improve.
- Choices means that we consider a variety of options and select those in our best interest.
- Success is determined by each individual to be their collection of life accomplishments.
National Wellness Institute
Founded in 1977, the National Wellness Institute, Inc. (NWI) was formed to realize the mission of providing health promotion and wellness professionals unparalleled resources and services that fuel professional and personal growth. This mission continues to drive the National Wellness Institute and forms the basis for the annual National Wellness Conference, the most highly acclaimed professional conference in health and wellness.
This is "a non-profit consumer health web site that provides high quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty at the: University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University, and Ohio State University."
Wellness & Lifestyle: National Institutes of Health
A consumer guide to different wellness and lifestyle concepts.
Books from the Library
30 Lessons for Living by
Publication Date: 2011-11-10
American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness by
Publication Date: 2008-09-29
Essentials for Health and Wellness by
Publication Date: 1997-01-08
Health and Wellness by
Publication Date: 1999-01-05
A Long Bright Future by
Publication Date: 2009-08-04
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