The Need Of Holistic Wellness and a Healthy Lifestyle

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By JeffreyThurber

The Need Of Wellness Awareness

“The part can never be well unless the whole is well.” Plato.

Wellness, Good Health, fitness, and a healthy life is a vital need of every human being. Ideal healthy life means the optimal state of wellness that makes you lead a vigorous and vibrant life. It is more than mere freedom from ailments; complete and comprehensive wellness includes high-level physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual wellness.

We are living in fast paced world where everyone is in a hurry to get somewhere. Every day we read and get to know about various instances where work pressure, stress, erratic lifestyle and irregular eating habits cause serious lifestyle diseases such as obesity, gastrointestinal problems, chronic respiratory disease, Alzheimer, hypertension, cardiac problems, and diabetes among the people all across the globe.

Experts in the field of wellness and management say they have been observing a disturbing trend wherein conditions like diabetes, cholesterol and hypertension, which were till few years back typically observed among people above 40 years, is being diagnosed in people as young as 20. In this day, non-communicable or lifestyle diseases which occur due to poor choices like poor diet, lack of physical activity, lack of sleep, smoking and drinking are the world’s biggest killer. As per the statistics and estimates of the World Health Organisation (WHO) more than 16 million people die prematurely every year worldwide due to lifestyle diseases.

Lifestyle diseases in general terms are different from other diseases as they are potentially preventable, and can be lessened with changes in diet, lifestyle, and environment and with the help of various wellness therapies and alternate medication system available around you.

Most of us are quite aware and understand the reasoning behind a healthy lifestyle and its need even if we don’t understand the disease processes that can occur when we don’t maintain healthy habits. Despite an understanding many people lack the correct knowledge, the confidence on the outcome and the basic skills that are needed to feel and be completely and holistically well.

Nevertheless, healthy lifestyle modifications are possible and can be easily availed with appropriate involvement and knowledge. All that is needed is to build an awareness about the wellness therapies and practices in and around you.

So let’s come and share all our wellness experiences, ideas, tricks, case studies and stories – whatever it may be – share anything related to wellness and therapies and inspire millions of people around us to lead a healthy lifestyle.

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