Why extreme wellness is so popular

"These trends suggest that many people in theU.S. are pushing themselves to potentially unhealthy extremes in search of self-improvement. The terms 'wellness' and 'health' are often used interchangeably, but they have different connotations. These days it seems wellness means more than having sound physical and mental health; to be truly well, you need also be slim, happy, energetic, attractive, strong, optimistic, present, engaged, and mentally sharp — and to maintain consistent levels of all these attributes."

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