By Ken Keis (Canada)

“Health is not valued till sickness comes.”
Dr. Thomas Fuller
British Physician
1654 – 1734

Stress:  A physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation; a state resulting from a stress, especially one of bodily or mental tension resulting from factors that tend to alter an existent equilibrium

Every once in a while, studies surface in the news giving rise to grave concerns about our collective health. In the Western world, we are suffering from epidemic-level obesity and low wellness levels, which are already becoming a concern in developing countries that have embraced Western food practices.

According to The World Health Organization, 2.8 million people die each year of obesity-related causes. There’s no question about it; poor health and stress costs lives, it costs workers, and productive members of society.

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Source: iCN Issue 13 (Wellness & Holistic Coaching); pages 29-30

About Ken Keis

Ken Keis, Ph.D, President of CRG, is considered a global authority on the way assessment strategies increase and multiply your success rate. In 26 years, he has conducted over 3,000 presentations and invested 10,000+ hours in consulting and coaching. He is the author of the upcoming The Quest for Purpose as well as Why Aren’t You More Like Me? – Discover the Secrets to Understanding Yourself and Others, and co-author of Deliberate Leadership – Creating Success Through Personal Style. He has also co-created CRG’s proprietary development models, written more than 3.5 million words of content for 40 business training programs, and written over 400 articles. Ken’s expertise includes assisting individuals, families, teams, and organisations realise their full potential, and to live On Purpose!