Beware of the wellness paradox

I appreciated Elise Ureneck’s balanced and fair reporting on the wellness craze in her “Healing With Meaning” cover story for the Jan. 27 issue.

I think that many of the trend’s goals are well-intentioned, including in Catholic circles. Today’s technology can make us more sedentary and stressed at the same time. But I think that when a movement focuses too much on the physical, it risks forgetting about the spiritual — and at great cost to younger generations. 

— Doris Manriquez, Thousand Oaks

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