Something I shared in January —
Dimensions of Wellness
After writing a brief blog (https://tomcundiff.com/2014/01/21/ministry-tool-box-i-dare-you-to-live-a-balanced-life/) about William Danforth’s book, “I DARE YOU” I encountered a short article by Kelsey Osterman and Cyntia Ray in Presbyterian Outlook (http://www.pres-outlook.com/) that shares six dimensions of wellness to include in everyday life. Quote:
“Physical: Participation in regular physical activities.
Intellectual: Encouraging continued learning, problem solving and creativity.
Vocational: Having a purpose. Preparing fdor and participating in activities that provide personal satisfaction and life enrichment.
Emotional: Feeling positive and enthusiastic about ourselves and life; recognition of feelings, seeking and maintaining satisfying relationships and stress coping.
Social: Living in harmony with others and seeking posiutive interdependent relationships with others.
Spiritual: Having a positive, personal value and belief system that we strive to nurture; acting in ways that are consistent with our values and beliefs. As we think of wellness, let’s remember that we are whole persons in the…
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