Wellness – what is it and what does it mean?


When I first started to receive treatment for depression and anxiety, I kept hearing this term "wellness".  When I was asked by my counselor what I thought it meant I really had no idea.  I thought it just meant being healthy in the sense that I didn't have a disease of some kind.  Wow was I wrong.  Little did I know, there is so much more to the term "wellness". The World Health Organization defines wellness as…