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Walsh1Kirstie WalshTutor Elzbieta Szymanska-SwiatekPHL 33529 July 2019Assignment One – Discussion Questions1. What do you think health means and why?
Walsh2After reading the varied definitions of “health” and reflecting on these, I identifywith Health Canada’s definition the most as it allows for each person to realize their ownself potential and for them to live fully in their own personal life. My own definition of“health” means taking a holistic approach and including one’s physical and mental well-being as well as the spiritual and social aspects. I feel like these aspects best define“health” for me because I believe your physical and mental well-being is important inyour day to day life. In saying this, it does not necessarily mean to be absent of diseaseor a mental ailment, but to live with a disease or ailment in coping with it and treating itthe best way possible so that a person can live to their fullest potential. The spiritual andsocial aspects need to be included as well because a person needs to have supports torely on. These supports could include family, friends, or a mental health professional toname a few. I believe it is very important to surround yourself with people that aresupportive, positive and caring. Having these kinds of people in your life to talk to and

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