“This mass shooter was targeting Asian women and their businesses. Protect Asian women, solidarity with sex workers, #StopAsianHate.”And as posts went viral, with comments affirming their calls for change, the news kept coming. “Atlanta shooting suspect told investigators that killings of Asian women weren’t racially motivated, police say,” said a Washington Post news alert. Since the start of the pandemic last spring, Asian Americans have faced racist violence at a much higher rate than in previous years. Because the myth suggests upward mobility, it creates a fallacy that Asian Americans don’t experience struggle or racial discrimination.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.