Why We’re Awful at Assessing Risk is a great article. Emotion over logic has profound implications in our ability to set correct priorities in both managing personal health and money. This is a great case for NOT using a risk-based model in wellness programing. Most people just can’t get their heads to process risk data. We seem to overestimate or underestimate real risk factors.
Shawn is the President and Founder of Hope Health. For over 30 years, his work has focused on bringing clear, easy-to-read and watch health messages to the public via workplaces. He bills himself as the “Best C+ Student in the Wellness Biz” because, as he says, “I like to challenge the notion that there is no such thing as a stupid question.” Shawn is on a mission to tie workplaces into their surrounding communities to share resources and ideas in an effort to improve the health of all Americans.
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