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Words of Wellness: Wellness

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in The Food Well | 0 comments

Words of Wellness: Wellness

So well meaning…. The other day, I informed my tai chi teacher that I worked for the Food and Wellness Group. He looked at me funny. “I hate this word wellness,” he said.  “Why don’t you just say health?” I could have pointed out that his tai chi classes were part of the Y’s “Wellness” offering (and also that tai chi teachers shouldn’t be haters) but thought better of it. The words health and wellness are often coupled together as if they were two peas in a pod. Is there a difference between them? I decided to do some skimming  (as in skim-the-surface research).  I...

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