Our environment and the way we feel about the environment can play a big role in how we live our lives.Examples of our environment include out social environment (i.e.
How we think about wellness is affected by our culture and our life experiences.
While all dimensions of wellness need our attention for us to truly flourish, there doesn’t have to be a balance among all dimensions.
When we integrate practices of spiritual wellness we are able to connect in mind, body, and soul.
Financial Wellness Financial Wellness includes our relationship with money, skills to manage resources to live within our means, making informed financial decisions and investments, setting realistic goals, and learning to prepare for short-term and long-term needs or emergencies.
Emotional Wellness Emotional wellness encompasses optimism, self-esteem, self-acceptance, and the ability to experience and cope with feelings independently and interpersonally.
Emotional wellness includes: practicing self-care; fostering inner resources and resiliency; finding unique ways of coping with stressors; creating satisfying relationships; empathizing with others; and being realistic about expectations and time; and knowing when to ask for help.
Mayo Clinic Healthy Lifestyle Page CDC Tips for College Health and Safety SAMHSA's Wellness Initiative 101 Health and Wellness Tips for College Students New York Times Well Blog Mind Body Green Huffington Post Healthy Living Elite Daily Wellness Psychology TED Talks Eating Well: Mind, Body & Spirit Center How to Avoid the Freshman 15 Mindful by Sodexo Addiction Resource Mindfulness Activity Adult Coloring Pages Being emotionally well means that you have high self-esteem, a strong sense of self, and you are able to cope effectively with the events of your life.
You are in tune with your feelings and are able to express them in a constructive way.
Wellness is fueling your body, engaging your mind, and nurturing your spirit.
We believe wellness is conscious and inclusive, self-directed and evolving, holistic and multidimensional, positive and affirming.