In the Rapid Commercialization of the Wellness Industry, are we Losing its Essence?

Wellness sells, and people are buying. But are they choosing ‘fleeting fancy’ over ‘lasting change’?

Introduction

Wellness is today a buzzword in the health industry. Wellness sells, and people are buying. The wellness industry is growing at a frenetic pace. This can be gauged from the data released by the Global Wellness Institute. The global wellness market grew 10.6 per cent to $3.72 trillion from 2013 to 2015, even as the global economy shrank 3.6 per cent during the same period.

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