Wellness Fair Reflection

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The 2017 Health and Wellness Fair took place on September 27. This event provided USI students with a variety of booths relating to either general health or wellness. They informed us of the importance of several lifestyle choices and patterns we may follow each day that have an impact on us whether we realize it or not. The goal behind this fair was to notify college students of the results their lifestyle could potentially display. The Health and Wellness Fair had a lasting impression on me. I strongly believe that keeping each individual as healthy as possible is detrimental to both their quality and quantity of life. Everybody wants to live a long and happy life, but there are certain daily practices that must be altered in order for our hopes to become reality. According to Heidenreich (2014), “A primary purpose for focusing on lifestyle is the avoidance of chronic disease” (p.1786). Chronic disease is one aspect that could potentially affect me or one of my fellow classmates in the Nursing and Health Professions LLC. For this reason, the wide variety of health and fitness information spread throughout this event was incredibly valuable. Each booth at the Health and Wellness Fair provided me with a unique tip in order to live a healthier life. One booth emphasized the importance of brushing your teeth. Another booth informed me of a place I could go when I am in need of food and don’t have an abundance of money. My chosen profession is Nursing. This profession
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