Wellness

By: Jason Tapia

Elements

  • PHYSICAL- Diet, physical activity, health screening and examinations
  • EMOTIONAL- Adjust to life's changes, be optimistic, cope with stress, enjoy life
  • MENTAL- Continue lifelong learning, learn from life experiences, use creativity to solve problems
  • SOCIAL- Affection, Communication, honesty, interactions with others, loyalty
  • SPIRITUAL- Believe in a higher authority, practice religious bliefs, values, ethics, and morals iven meaning to life

Effects on Wellness

Self-destructive

  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco
  • Irresponsible sexual behavior
  • Physical inactivity
  • Unhealthy eating habits

Environment

  • Exposure to lead
  • Exposure to carcinogens
  • Sanitation

Genetics

  • Birth deffects
  • Family history