Out of all eight wellness aspects that I’m covering the spiritual one seems to be the most personal one. The one we exchange about the least. As a non-religious person pushing a spiritual discussion often leaves me uneasy. I know it shouldn’t but it does. Because overall the Spiritual Wellness simply invites us to be… Continue reading Spiritual Wellness
Intellectual Wellness sounds rather educational but don’t shy away because it’s actually very down to earth. When we refer to the Intellectual Wellness it means to participate in scholastic, cultural, and community activities. And it's important as it helps to expand knowledge and skills in order to live a stimulating, successful life. (source: https://news.illinoisstate.edu) And I… Continue reading Intellectual Wellness
If I’m being really honest, I’m hesitant to use the word “holistic”. I believe in a holistic approach but I don’t always connect to the word itself. How about you? I keep thinking about the word, what it represents, what it stands for but as well how we might not feel connected to it. Why… Continue reading Holistic?!
“Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times.” (National Institute of Health, NIH) Emotional Wellness is a tough one as we often run away from our own emotions. When they are uncomfortable or when life takes over and it’s hectic or we feel stressed. In such… Continue reading Emotional Wellness
Physical wellness, is it just exercise? No, there's more to it. It’s an overall package of keeping active, making sure to get sufficient sleep and maintaining healthy eating habits. A weak(er) physical wellness can affect all areas of our overall well-being. But keeping this physical wellness balanced isn’t always easy and it takes effort; too… Continue reading Physical Wellness