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What is Wellness?


Wellness is a holistic approach to living an optimally healthy lifestyle. This is accomplished through balancing multiple dimensions of wellness that effect one's overall quality of life. A "well" person strives to advance themselves in each dimension. Maintaining an optimal level of wellness is absolutely crucial to live a higher quality life. Wellness matters because everything we do and every emotion we feel relates to our well-being. In turn, our well-being directly affects our actions and emotions. Therefore, it is important for everyone to achieve optimal wellness in order to subdue stress, reduce the risk of illness and ensure positive interactions.

 

8 Dimensions of Wellness

The 8 dimensions of wellness are environmental, physical, occupational, financial, social, psychological, intellectual, and spiritual.

 

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 Last Modified 8/10/18