Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. It is: "...a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." - The World Health Organization.
"A conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving full potential." - The National Wellness Institute Wellness is more than being free from illness; it is a dynamic process of change and growth.
Wellness matters because everything we do and every emotion we feel relates to our well-being. In turn, our well-being directly affects our actions and emotions.
Wellness programs are programs intended to improve and promote health and fitness.
Wellness programs can:
Some sites may charge a small fee to cover the cost of the course materials.
Washington’s Community Living Connections staff are available to help you explore your options to meet your current needs or create a plan for the future.