Donald B. Ardell entertains, informs and offers new perspectives on worksite wellness, managing the aging process and avoiding normalcy!
Don will explain why most people fail to manage their weight, remain fit, eat well, think critically, find sufficient meaning and purpose, act ethically, lack an understanding of the dynamic of happiness and enjoy their work and leisure pursuits - and then he will outline hou YOU can improve your chances to sustain a high level of well being. Don has a series (69, actually) of tips for "aging beyond belief," which is the title of his latest book.
Don is a national and world champion triathlete and remains the most influential promoter of high quality lifestyles in America. His first book, High Level Wellness: An Alternative to Doctors, Drugs, and Disease (Rodale, with periodic update editions by Bantam Books and Ten Speed Press) sparked and shaped the health promotion field beginning in the late 1970's.
Don is a prolific writer and dynamic speaker. He has published the WELLNESS REPORT since 1984; 74 printed quarterly editions are in print and another 450 weekly online newsletters on 16 major skill areas have also been produced and archived.
Don has traveled throughout North America, Australia, Canada and a dozen other nations on behalf of public and private organizations to present at conferences as well as consult on reforms to corporate health promotion programs.
Donald Ardell is the director of SeekWellness.com. He produces all the extensive material at this great resource -- http://www.seekwellness.com/wellness -where his recommendations on meaning and purpose, humor, play, critical thinking, aging, personal responsibility, happiness and other wellness topics are expressed in more than 1000 essays, as well as interviews with corporate leaders, book reviews and more.
Don has degrees from George Washington University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Stanford University and The Union Institute in Ohio.
A member of the board of trustees of the National Wellness Institute for over a decade, Donald Ardell was one of ten Americans given the Healthy America Fitness Leaders Award in 1991 by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Allstate Insurance Company and the U.S. Jaycees.
Don interacts with, involves, energizes, inspires and influences audiences to consider attitudes and behaviors that enable excellence and greater life satisfaction. Anyone who has seen and heard Don perform understands the nature of REAL wellness and how it can benefit organizations. Donald Ardell believes it is worth the discipline required to sustain an exceptional lifestyle and positive philosophy -- and to try always to look on the bright side of life!