Wellness is first and foremost a choice to assume responsibility for the quality of your life. It begins with a conscious decision to shape a healthy lifestyle. Wellness is a mind set, a predisposition to adopt a series of key principles in varied life areas that lead to high levels of well-being and life satisfaction.
A consequence of this focus is that a wellness mind set will protect you against temptations to blame someone else, make excuses, shirk accountability, whine or wet your pants in the face of adversity. (I threw that in to help you remember this explanation.)
--Don Ardell, Ph.D.
After spending most of my adult life abusing my body with diet pills and over exercise a good friend invited me to Tiffany's Boot Camp. As a new year's resolution I committed making a sustainable lifestyle change. Weighing in at over 180 pounds, I suffered from joint pain, vertigo, chronic fatigue, and depression. I started out with one goal in mind, I wanted to be healthy and strong to better enjoy my family for years to come. After nearly two years of training, and eating clean (most of the time) I am strong and healthy. The medical community has a multitude of definitions for what wellness really is but Dr. Ardell sums it up best for me. Take control your health in thought and deed. A diagnosis does not define your ability it creates opportunity for growth behind your wildest dreams.
The Sozo community has provided me more than an excellent training program. Sozo is a community of like minded women striving to live free of the chains of secular wellness believes in an effort to be a better version of themselves, after all we are daughters of the King!