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Ch. 1 Making Personal Wellness 07/09/2010 20:20:00 The Six Dimensions of Wellness  -Wellness : achievement of the highest possible level of health across six dimensions optimal soundness of mind and body (highest quality of life that you can  achieve)  Think “optimal” when you think of this -Six dimensions : 1. Physical 2. Social 3. Intellectual 4. Emotional 5. Environmental 6. Spiritual Top 10 Impediments to Academic Performance  at least one of the dimensions of wellness was influenced  Health, Wellness, Fitness: Terminology Health Used broadly to include everything from environmental health to the health of  large populations. Historically, it has referred to the  absence of disease Health cannot be defined the same way as in the past. Now you have to look  at prevention too (can be physical, emotional, spiritual, etc.) Wellness
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The highest level of health possible in six different dimensions. Physical Fitness The ability to perform moderate to vigorous levels of physical activity without  undue fatigue.  Physical Wellness -encompasses all aspects of a sound body, including:  Body size/shape Sensory responsiveness Body functioning Strength, flexibility and endurance Disease resistance Ability to recuperate *-fitness is an aspect of physical wellness Social, Intellectual, and Emotional Wellness Social Wellness Being able to have satisfying interpersonal relationships and maintain social  connectedness. Intellectual Wellness Being able to think clearly, reason objectively, analyze, and use your  intelligence effectively to solve problems and meet challenges. Emotional Wellness Being able to control your emotions and express them appropriately at the  right times. 
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Environmental and Spiritual Wellness Environmental Wellness Cultivating an appreciation for the environment and your role in preserving,  protecting, and improving it; includes having access to a safe and healthy  workplace. Spiritual Wellness Experiencing a deep sense of purpose, meaning, or value form personal  beliefs; may include religion, belief in a supreme being, and/or a feeling of  unity with others and with nature.  The Wellness Continuum Striving for improvement in all six wellness dimensions is  a lifelong process Concentrate on the most pressing needs first, then strive for balance across the  continuum. Why does Wellness Matter?
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course KIN 2504 taught by Professor Stone during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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