9 Dimensions of Wellness
Together, these 9 dimensions of wellness affect your overall wellbeing!
Physical Wellness - The physically well person gets an adequate amount of sleep, eats a balanced and nutritious diet, engages in exercise for 150 minutes per week, attends regular medical check-ups, and practices safe and healthy sexual relations.
Emotional Wellness - The emotionally well person can identify, express, and manage the entire range of feelings and would consider seeking assistance to address areas of concern.
Social Wellness - The socially well person has a network of support based on interdependence, mutual trust, respect and has developed a sensitivity and awareness towards the feelings of others.
Creative Wellness - The creatively well person values and actively participates in a diverse range of arts and cultural experiences as a means to understand and appreciate the surrounding world.
Intellectual Wellness - The intellectually well person values lifelong learning and seeks to foster critical thinking, develop moral reasoning, expand worldviews, and engage in education for the pursuit of knowledge.
Spiritual Wellness - The spiritually well person seeks harmony and balance by openly exploring the depth of human purpose, meaning, and connection through dialogue and self-reflection.
Financial Wellness - The financially well person is fully aware of financial state and budgets, saves, and manages finances in order to achieve realistic goals.
Environmental Wellness - The environmentally well person recognizes the responsibility to preserve, protect, and improve the environment and appreciates the interconnectedness of nature and the individual.
Occupational Wellness - The professionally well person engages in work to gain personal satisfaction and enrichment, consistent with values, goals, and lifestyle.
*information obtained from Ohio State University - https://swc.osu.edu/about-us/nine-dimensions-of-wellness/