The American History Podcast

A Program Of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities


Mind, Body and Spirit

Recent estimates have put the value of the “Wellness Industry” at $4.2 billion, with celebrities like Jay-Z and Gwyneth Paltrow offering advice on how to get, and stay, well. But being holistically healthy hasn’t always involved a daily dose of meditation. Ed and Brian explore the history of wellness, a story which takes in breakfast cereal, leotards and Sigmund Freud.  

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