Well-being is most important asset in every stage of life.
It is all about balancing our wellness wheel.
Wellness wheel describes the many paths to wellbeing. Wellness is not just about physical health,
It has six dimensions that ensures physical, emotional, intellectual, social, occupational & spiritual health. These dimensions act & interact in a way that shape our quality of life.
The Wellness wheel represents harmonious pattern of life. Imagine your life journey with a flat tire that makes it difficult to steer straight, makes the ride bumpy and shaky, frustrating, inconvenient, annoying, stressful and makes it impossible to reach your destination.
Wellness is a conscious, self-directed and evolving process of achieving complete wellbeing.
It is strongly linked to happiness & life satisfaction.
The purpose of wellness wheel is to help the individual to self-inspect & to initiate the change in order to promote well-being in all six dimensions.
The circle symbolizes completeness & interconnectivity.
Physical Wellness is the ability to recognize our behaviors that has a significant impact on our body like eating, exercising, sleeping, smoking. It is our responsibility to take care of the aspects that are needed to keep your body in pristine condition.
On the path to good physical health, one should
Emotional wellness is the ability to cope effectively with the up’s and downs of life. The ability to express our emotions of anger, fear, sadness or stress; hope, love, joy and happiness in a productive manner, being aware & acceptance of feelings contributes to our Emotional Wellness.
Intellectual Wellness is the ability to open our minds to new ideas and to learn new concepts, improve skills. This dimension considers the desire to be a lifelong learner & contributes to our Intellectual Wellness.
Those that have high intellectual wellness-
This will allow you to find a path to explore your creativity, problem solving skills and ways to learn more about your personal interests and the world around you. Keeping up with current events and finding new ideas to strike your intellectual curiosity will allow you to continue to grow over time.
Occupational Wellness is the ability to establish balance between work and other aspects of life. This dimension is about doing something that you love to do & give you a sense of purpose.
It is about understanding and acceptance of limitations of learning. This dimension involves using our skills, knowledge & talents to excel at work.
To achieve occupational wellness, it is important to-
Social Wellness is the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with family, friends and co-workers. Social wellness is all about respecting yourself & others and developing a quality communication skill. This allows you to consider the common welfare of the community.
Those on the path to healthy social wellness will work to-
Spiritual Wellness is our ability to discover the meaning and purpose in life & can be developed by having congruence between our values and actions. This dimension helps to establish peace and harmony in our lives and can be achieved by practicing meditation.
On the path to a healthy spiritual life, you should-