The Seven Parts of Health & Wellbeing
For optimal health, it is important to balance your physical and mental wellbeing. However, some believe there are actually 7 parts to wellness:
Physical - As well as managing physical illness or injury, we also need to take steps to maintain physical wellbeing. It is important to eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly.
Intellectual - Keeping your brain active can help boost your overall wellbeing. Make time for creative and mentally stimulating pastimes.
Environmental - The environment around us can have an impact on health both physically and mentally.
Vocational - Are you living for work? If your job is dragging you down it can impact your overall health. Make sure you achieve a work-life balance.
Social - Personal relationships also impact our wellbeing. Take time to nurture those relationships with your friends and family.
Emotional - Mental health can have a huge impact on our physical bodies and it is important to give attention to your thoughts and emotions.
Spiritual - Is your mind at peace? Make sure you take time to relax and practice self-care.