Wellness

Courtney Hughes

Wellness

Wellness is optimal health with a balance in physical, mental, and social health. It contributes to prevention of diease and improves quality of life.

Elements of wellness

Physical:

  • diet
  • physical activity
  • health screenings and examination


Emotional:

  • adjust to life's changes
  • be optimistic
  • cope with stress
  • enjoy life

Mental:

  • continue lifelong learning
  • learn from experiences
  • use creativity to solve problems


Social:

  • affection
  • communication
  • honesty
  • interacton with othes
  • loyalty


Spiritual:

  • believe in higher authority
  • practice religious beliefs
  • values, ethics, and morals give meaning to life

Stress management

Avoid stress:

  • say no
  • avoid negitive people

Alter stress:

  • express feelings
  • compromise

Accept stress:

  • forgive and forget
  • talk about it

Adapt to stress:

  • exercise
  • sleep
  • talk about it