Robin Fitzsimons has spent multiple decades providing wellness services to residents in southwest Wisconsin.
Against the backdrop of that extensive experience, the past five months stand out as a time when people have taken a particularly close look at their well-being.
Many industry professionals believe this enhanced attention to wellness could be a silver lining to 2020, a year marked by both social disruption, health concerns and economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I think that many people have reconsidered their wellness in 2020,” Fitzsimons said. “People have been very stressed. And I think, over the time we were shut down, it gave them a chance to slow down and simplify.”