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People think they know what wellness is ... but do they have the full picture? Wellness is a lot more than being healthy. Its a lot more than the absence of disease. Find out the 8 dimensions of wellness and how you can live a healthy, happy, resilient life.

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  • 1. Healthy, Happy, Resilient People
    Cheryl Miller, M.A., M.S. Exercise Physiology & Community Health
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2. You, the individual, can do more for your health and well being than any doctor, any hospital, any drug, and any exotic medical care device.
-Joseph Califano
Radical Thinking!
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3. What is wellness and who cares anyway?
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4. 8 Dimensions of Wellness
Food
Fitness
Self-Care
Space
Time
Money
Growth
Spirit
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5. Wellness Gone Wild!!!Take it off road
because mainstream living may be bad for your health.
Get off the super highway.
Make your own rules.
If everybodys doing it, maybe its not for you.
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6. Wellness Gone Wild!!!Take it off road
Find wellness in hundreds of your every day choices.
Make it pleasurable and fun.
Keep your life as simple, clean, and green as you can.
ExploreExperimentExpandEnjoy
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7. We are a Fast Food Nation
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8. Faux Food
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9. What is faux food?
Preservatives
Emulsifiers
Dyes and coloring agents
Artificial flavors
Hydrogenated oils (trans fat)
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10. Faux Foods and Drinks
Fast foods
Prepackaged, convenience foods
Box mixes of all kinds
Some frozen meals
Packaged snack foods (e.g., chips, crackers, cookies, donuts)
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)-- many processed foods contain GMOs including corn, soy beans, and potatoes.
Soda pop and energy drinks
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24. Great Food Choices
Buy food in its natural form (avoid highlyprocessed, prepackaged food).Include raw foods in your diet.
Eat a high percentage of plant-based foods:fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts and seeds (simply prepared).
Shop the outer aisles at the grocery store.
Eat high-fat, sugary foods only on special occasions, if at all.
Educate yourself about good-tasting, healthful recipes.
25. Elements of Fitness
Cardiovascular endurance
Muscular fitness
Flexibility
26. At last!An exercise pill that really works!
27. Inertia
28. Solution to Inertia
29. Reasons Not to Exercise
30. Reasons Not to Exercise
31. Reasons Not to Exercise
32. Reasons Not to Exercise
33. Reasons Not to Exercise
34. Unreasonable Expectations
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46. Key Points
Everyday wellness choices add up.
They need to be pleasurable, easy, and fun.
They need to be personal.
They need to take you into a healthy, happy resilient old age.
They need to start where you are, now.
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