9 Dimensions of Wellness
- Spiritual – The spiritually well person seeks harmony and balance by openly exploring the beliefs and values, depth of human purpose, meaning and connection through dialogue and self-reflection.
- Intellectual – The intellectually well person values lifelong learning and seeks to foster critical thinking, develop moral reasoning, expand worldviews, knowledge, skills, and creativity.
- Physical – The physically well person gets an adequate amount of sleep, eats a balanced and nutritious diet, engages in exercise, attends regular medical check-ups and minimizes risk of injuries and harm.
- Environmental – The environmentally well person recognizes the responsibility to preserve, protect and improve the environment. It also includes developing and maintaining a living environment that is safe and comfortable.
- Social – The socially well person has a strong network of support based on communication skills, mutual trust, respect and has a capacity for intimacy and empathy.
- Emotional – The emotionally well person can cope effectively with life, identify, express and manage the entire range of feelings and would consider seeking assistance to address areas of concern.
- Occupational – The professionally well person has personal satisfaction and enrichment in one’s life through work, seeking opportunities to grow professionally and to be fulfilled in the work you do; while preparing and making use of your gifts, skills, and talents in order to gain purpose, happiness, and enrichment in your life.
- Cultural – A culturally well person is aware of their own cultural background, as well as the diversity and richness present in other cultural backgrounds. Cultural wellness indicates understanding, awareness and intrinsic respect for all aspects of diversity. (It adds to our base of consulting, mentoring, professional coaching)