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Wellness Tip of the Week, sponsored by The Covery: Who’s responsible for my health?


We have doctors, nurses, therapists, trainers, coaches, and even health insurance—all to help us take care of our health. But the person who is ultimately responsible for your health is YOU. That’s why it’s called “self-care,” and just as we care for our vehicles, we must care for our bodies. Even if you’re not sick, self-care is paramount to staying healthy and living life to the fullest. What you eat, how you sleep and exercise, and the choices you make every day affect your physical and mental health. Sometimes, however, you need a boost. The first step is to make the decision to do what it takes to be healthy. For some innovative self-care methods, visit