Eight Dimensions of Wellness
Wellness is about life and living and becoming the healthiest “you” possible. Eight Dimensions of Wellness have been described by the national Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Learning about the Eight Dimensions of Wellness can help to make wellness a part of everyday life.
Wellness strategies are practical ways to develop healthy habits that can have a positive impact on physical and mental health.
Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships
Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being
Satisfaction with current and future financial situations
Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills
Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work
Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep
Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system
Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life