the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort.
an approach to healthcare that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases.
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How to use wellness in a sentence
Portable snacks are good to have on hand, too, says Jessica Crandall, RDN, Denver wellness & Nutrition Director.
He is a consultant for Foodminds, which specializes “in food, beverage, nutrition, health and wellness.”
And this pull toward wellness has seemingly reached the masses.
Founded by global wellness company MindValley, Omvana is oft-referred to as the “Spotify of meditation apps.”These 7 iPhone Apps for Meditation Make Us Want To Inhale, Exhale, Inhale, Exhale | Courtney Boyd Myers | January 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At these wellness retreats, the staff will kick your butt—and then spoil you silly.
The focus of the Nursing as Caring theory, then, is not toward an end product such as health or wellness.Nursing as Caring | Anne Boykin
Don't get discouraged if you can't suddenly change your life from shadow to sunshine, from illness to wellness.Evening Round Up | William Crosbie Hunter
I gave My Lady a little sermon about her un-wellness, which I hope she will profit by and consent to seek for some advice.Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) | Edward Gibbon
I call it a disease of too-wellness, and I only know how to doctor sick people.Betty Leicester | Sarah Orne Jewett
British Dictionary definitions for wellness
the state of being in good physical and mental health
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