Dimensions of Wellness

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.


Emotional Wellness Icon - Heart

Emotional—Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships


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Environmental—Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being

Financial Wellness Icon - stack of coins Financial–Satisfaction with current and future financial situations


Intellectual Wellness icon - light bulb

Intellectual—Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills

Occupational wellness icon - hammer

Occupational—Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work


Physical wellness icon - tennis shoe

Physical—Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods and sleep


social wellness icon - outline of two people

Social—Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system

spiritual wellness icon - flameSpiritual—Expanding our sense of purpose and meaning in life