- Emotional Wellness
The ability to understand ourselves and cope with the challenges life can bring. The ability to acknowledge and share feelings of anger, fear, sadness or stress; hope, love, joy and happiness in a productive manner contributes to our Emotional Wellness.
- Environmental Wellness
The ability to recognize our own responsibility for the quality of the world we live in, such as better air, water, and land quality. The ability to make a positive impact on the quality of our world contributes to our Environmental Wellness.
- Financial Wellness is important for anyone who wants to reach their financial goals. When your finances are in check, the rest of your life seems a lot more manageable.
- Intellectual Wellness
The ability to open our minds to new ideas and experiences that can be applied to personal decisions, group interaction and community betterment. The desire to learn new concepts, improve skills and seek challenges in pursuit of lifelong learning contributes to our Intellectual Wellness.
- Occupational Wellness
The ability to get personal fulfillment from our jobs or our chosen career fields while still maintaining balance in our hectic lives. Our desire to contribute in our careers to make a positive impact on the organizations we work in and to society as a whole leads to Occupational Wellness.
- Physical Wellness
The ability to maintain a healthy quality of life that allows us to get through our daily activities without feeling completely fatigued or stressed. The ability to recognize that our behaviors have a significant impact on our wellness and adopting healthful habits (e.g. routine check ups, a balanced diet, exercise, etc.) while avoiding destructive habits (e.g. tobacco, drugs, alcohol, etc.) will contribute to our Physical Wellness.
- Social Wellness
The ability to relate to and connect with other people in our world. Our ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with family, friends and co-workers contributes to our Social Wellness.
- Spiritual Wellness
The ability to establish peace and harmony in our lives. The ability to develop balance between values and actions and to realize a common purpose that binds us all together contributes to our Spiritual Wellness.
Resources: University of California, Riverside