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All Being Well: Introduction to the World of Wellness

Length: 2 hrs
4.5 out of 5 stars (66 ratings)

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Summary

We’ve all heard the word wellness, but what does it actually mean? Why is the concept of wellness so popular right now? And why is the wellness industry booming? In this series the comedian Alice Fraser goes on a quest to find out.

On the way she meets the three guys known as the so-called fathers of wellness, she takes part in a yoga class with a social media influencer and she chats to two scientists carrying out a landmark study on the meaning and measurement of wellbeing. The series also offers practical tips on how to navigate the world of wellness. How can you tell wellness fact from fiction? Which kinds of influencers should you follow? What is the science behind wellness? Can Alice find a type of wellness that works for her?

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Great intorduction to the concept of wellness!

The show was well constructed. I would love to have follow up series - i.e. Advanced Wellnes, etc...

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Brilliant

Informative and easy to listen to. Have listened twice already, only downloaded a few days ago. Thoroughly worth a listen

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Fab. Really interesting

thoroughly enjoyed listening to it. thanks for taking the time and effort to make it

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Interesting series

Ive listened to several of these podcast series since they came out, and I found something interesting in each of them. This one is no different. I love the references to various studies and how to quickly get a sense of their reliability. I also like the breadth of voices.

The fact that Alice Fraser tells us that she used to be a lawyer some 50 times in this podcast quickly becomes super, super, SUPER annoying.
(We know. You told us. Over and over again.)

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Great listen

I've loved all of these 'introductions to..' so far, and this one was no different. Lots of interesting information to have a think about, especially the commercial value of wellness, thankfully I have never fell into that trap as I was introduced to it for me and to get the most benefits. But if you feel as though wellness is costing you too much money or you want to explore other ways to look after your mental wellbeing, then this is a great place to start.

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Not Mindblowing but Enjoyable, Nice Pace

Nice tone and pace, very unbiased, good sources. Wasn't incredibly enlightening or anything but it was nice to hear all these different takes on 'Wellness'. Especially liked the episode that dealt with Yoga, as someone who loves Yoga.

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myth buster rather than wellness guidance

disappointed the series didn't touch at all on actually beneficial wellness practices but focussed on the shallower aspects of the industry and exposing the pseudoscience instead.

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Listen to this series

I have downloaded most of these interviews. They are informative, educational and fun to listen too.