Health and Wellness: The Shift from Managing Illness to Promoting Health

wellnessWellness is a concept that has become popular in the last couple of years. It involves a complete sense of well being, not just physically but mentally and emotionally as well.

Wellness is a voluntary seeking out of ways to give one a higher quality of life and focuses on staying well and not waiting for disease to manifest before you make lifestyle changes. If you do have health problems, wellness care focuses on finding and eliminating the cause of disease and not just treating disease symptoms alone. [Read more…]