Dimensions of Health and Wellness

Health is more complex than just eating right and exercising. It entails multiple dimensions. Individuals must maintain these 6 dimensions for longevity of life and happiness. In order to keep a healthy status we need to make sure we are not compromising any of these dimensions.


Physical Health: Practicing healthy eating habits, being physically active, feeling well, resistance to disease, taking care of out bodies, and our ability to heal.Example: Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet, cutting back on processed foods, exercising regularly or getting enough sleep.


Social Health: Interactions with others, developing healthy relationships/friendships, adopting to social situations, social bonds and support. Example: Keeping in touch with friends, joining a club, participating in a community event or meeting new people.


Intellectual Health: Ability to think clearly and critically, problem solving abilities, learning abilities, and knowledge learned throughout life. Example: Reading books, taking classes, learning a new language or trade, or working on a art project.


Emotional Health: Ability to express and control emotions appropriately, emotional reactions to life, how you feel about yourself, and the quality of your relationships.

Example: Dealing with the death of a loved one, talking about your feelings, engaging in emotionally healthy relationships, or having high self-efficacy and self-esteem.


Environmental Health: Being more earth friendly, recycling, appreciation of nature and the environment, enjoying the outdoors. Example: Riding your bike to work, walking places instead of driving, hiking, traveling, enjoying outdoor sports or activities, or being involved in community clean up.

One thought on “Dimensions of Health and Wellness

  1. Reblogged this on Stimulife Health Blog and commented:

    Environmental Health: Being more earth friendly, recycling, appreciation of nature and the environment, enjoying the outdoors. Example: Riding your bike to work, walking places instead of driving, hiking, traveling, enjoying outdoor sports or activities, or being involved in community clean up.

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