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From Alternative Medicine a Definitive Guide to the Wellness Inventory - An Interview with Pioneering Entrepreneur Jim Strohecker

© John Weeks

The following is one in an ongoing series of columns entitled Integrator Blog by John Weeks . View all columns in series

"We are working with groups in South Africa,
Australia, China, Singapore, Thailand, India,
Egypt and other countries. I am definitely
witnessing a worldwide shift in which people
and institutions are beginning to embrace
the wellness paradigm."

Today, I am more likely to hear the following in my conversations with HR directors and others involved in worksite wellness and hospital program, “We are looking into using wellness coaches in our wellness program,” “We are looking for something that addresses our employee’s change readiness,” “I am looking for a more whole person approach to wellness that embraces body, mind and spirit,” or “We are finding that trying to coach with the results of an HRA are ineffective.” The conversation has dramatically changed.

We are finding a much stronger reception to our Wellness Inventory assessment and life-balance program (www.WellPeople.com) among employers, hospitals, universities, spas, integrative medicine centers, concierge practices, as well as individual health practitioners and wellness coaches worldwide. We are also experiencing growing demand for our Wellness Inventory Coach Certification Training. We are working with groups in South Africa, Australia, China, Singapore, Thailand, India, Egypt and other countries. I am definitely witnessing a worldwide shift in which people and institutions are beginning to embrace the wellness paradigm. Possibly, this is laying the foundation upon which we for creating a culture of wellness. But we have to walk through the door. Maybe thirty-five years after Dr. Travis created the Wellness Inventory, its time has come.

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Resumes are useful in employment decisions. I provide this background so that you may understand what informs the work which you may employ in your own. I have been involved as an organizer-writer in the emerging fields of complementary, alternative and integrative medicine since 1983. Happily, I have learned some things. I was once called an "expert in alternative medicine" by......more
 
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