The question of what is important in people’s lives is examined regularly. It always leads to the same result: health takes first or second place.

If health is so high on the value scale, why is it often neglected? Could it be because we only perceive health when it is no longer there, i.e. when we suffer from the limitations of an illness or a disability? Or maybe because our body only gives us clear signals when something is wrong? … and we are not well qualified to perceive our body and its “language”? Or is our immediate environment and our wider environment not conducive to a healthy life?

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