Dimensions of Wellness

Dimensions of Wellness - attitude about ones work, and...

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Dimensions of Wellness Wellness is a term that has been used to describe the life-long pursuit of optimal well-being and health. Wellness incorporates individual decisions that promotes a a lifestyle that emphasizes positive health behaviors and preventive disease practices. Wellness is composed of seven interrelated dimensions. Emotional Wellness – The ability to cope effectively with daily circumstances and to deal with emotions in a positive and enthusiastic manner. Emotional wellness includes an awareness and acceptance of one’s feelings. Intellectual Wellness – The ability to think clearly and critically, to expand on creative ideas and to use one’s resources to expand one’s knowledge and to seek new ideas and experiences. Occupational Wellness – The involvement in preparing for work, having a positive
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Unformatted text preview: attitude about ones work, and finding enrichment and personal satisfaction in lifes work. Spiritual Wellness The ability to enjoy a belief in a deeper meaning of life and to appreciate the value and purpose in human existence. Physical Wellness The ability to function effectively, to maintain a good level of physical fitness through regular physical activity, to include healthful nutritional habits and appropriate medical self-care, and to avoid destructive physical behaviors. Social Wellness Positive interaction with others including family, community, society, and the world. It emphasizes the interdependence of both the human and physical environment. Environmental Wellness - The capacity to live in a clean and safe environment and to protect ourselves against environmental hazards....
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