Americans View Health as Success Symbol

Mind-Body-Spirit News:

Seventy-two percent of Americans believe that being physically healthy is a major symbol of personal success, according to a survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation that looked at American attitudes concerning their health and self-esteem. Ninety-one percent of survey respondents prefer to be talked about as someone who is “healthy” rather than someone who is “wealthy.” Seventy-one percent of Americans would like to be described as someone who “looks really healthy” rather than someone who looks “put together or well-dressed.”

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Shirley Archer, JD, MA

IDEA Author/Presenter
Shirley Archer, JD, MA, was the 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and is IDEA's mind-body-spi... more less
May 2008

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