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♥ What is Wellness?
The underlying concept of wellness is that it is holistic — wellness involves all aspects of a person, and their life, in relation to others and their lives, in their broadest social and physical environment, in relation to the world and ultimately, to God.
"Wellness means overall well-being. It incorporates the mental, emotional, physical, occupational, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of a person’s life. Each aspect of wellness can affect overall quality of life, so it is important to consider all aspects of health. (2008) 10 x 10 Wellness Campaign"
♥ Everyone Can Live Well!
Don't be misled–wellbeing IS attainable for anyone, regardless of current or longstanding physical or mental illness, disability, or other perceived limitation. Wellbeing is about being who God created you to be, and living well.
"Wellness incorporates many dimensions of health. Dr. Sarah R. Linde-Freucht of the US Department of Health and Human Services stated that 'health relates broadly to how an individual functions in one’s life, the quality of one’s relationships, and how one adapts to change and copes with difficulties.' (2008) 10 x 10 Wellness Campaign"
♥ What challenges do you need to overcome?
♥ Who or what could help you?
♥ It Involves Every Area of Your Life
There are models that can help us determine if we are headed in the direction of wellbeing and wellness. You will be your own best judge of whether you are working towards greater wellness on a daily, weekly, monthly, yearly basis.
As part of the coaching process, we focus on the following areas. The related wellness concept of resiliency is also very exciting. Check back for future articles.
♥ Ten Dimensions of Wellness from www.DefinitionOfWellness.com:
Other definitions include eight dimensions defined here.
♥ Which Life Dimensions do you need to improve?
♥ How could coaching help you?
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