Dimensions Of Wellness

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7 Dimensions of Wellness Wellness is not merely physical or mental health, exercise or nutrition. It is much more than that, and involves full integration of our physical, mental, and spiritual well-being states. The dimensions of any wellness model include social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual and physical wellness. Each of these dimension acts, interacts, and significantly contributes to our quality of life. Social wellness is the ability to relate, connect, and interact with other people in our world. This means our ability to  establish & maintain meaningful relationships with family, friends and peers,  use good communications skills,  respect ourselves and others, and  create a positive social…show more content…
Spiritual wellness is a personal matter involving values and beliefs in our search for meaning and purpose of human existence, while working to balance our inner self with rest of the world. It is to be tolerant of the beliefs of others, rather than close our minds and become intolerant. It involves meditation, prayer, yoga, mindfulness or other specific practices, leading to compassion, capacity for love, forgiveness, joy and fulfilment. Environmental wellness is the ability to recognise our own responsibility for the quality of our environment - the air, the water and the land - and then make a positive impact on its quality. Environmental wellness can have a huge impact on how we feel about it. This includes  trying to live in harmony with the earth’s natural resources,  understanding the impact of our interaction with them,…show more content…
By leading a lifestyle that is respectful to our environment, we can significantly contribute, and minimise any harm to our environmental wellness. Occupational wellness is the ability to  derive fulfilment from our jobs or our chosen career fields,  achieve and maintain balance between work and leisure time,  address workplace stresses,  build better relationships with co-workers, and  contribute to make a positive impact on the organisation we work for. Since our occupation takes so much of our time, it is important to do what we love, and love what we do, to have personal satisfaction and enrichment in our life. Intellectual wellness is the ability to  open our minds to new ideas, concepts, and experiences,  seek challenges,  improve our skills that can be applied to personal decisions, and  group interaction and betterment of society. This engages us in stimulating mental activities, to expand our knowledge and skill sets to help us discover our true potential. It allows us to explore issues related to problem solving, creativity, and managing things. Physical wellness is the ability

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