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Discover the 8 Dimensions of Minimalist Wellness

The 8 Dimensions of Wellness

Image courtesy of Discover Wellness Solutions (C) 2014
The true nature of wellness is when an ecosystem works together in harmony. For my purposes in this blog, that ecosystem is the human mind and body. I truly believe a person cannot achieve total wellness unless all of his or her dimensions of vitality are positively working together. The photo above is courtesy of Discover Wellness Solutions, a website dedicated to ending vague wellness concepts for a more succinct definition. The 8 Dimensions of Wellness according to the site are:
  1. Emotional Wellness - optimism, trust and self-esteem

  2. Environmental Wellness - interaction with nature

  3. Financial Wellness - balancing priorities to meet basic needs

  4. Intellectual Wellness - self related to community and cultural activities

  5. Occupational Wellness - are your unique talents being wasted?

  6. Physical Wellness - eating habits and physical activities keeping bodies in peak conditions

  7. Social Wellness - personal friends and how you spend your time

  8. Spiritual Wellness - questioning meaning and purpose

While wellness as a single word is common, if not overly used, term to describe many things in life from exercising and eating right to relationships, I thoroughly enjoyed the concept of breaking it down into a multifaceted approach. When we take a step back and look at the bigger picture, we can see that if a person is ill they cannot spend time with loved ones therefore impacting both physical and emotional wellness. And, if a person has millions of dollars yet no social circles to enjoy her or his financial resources with, social wellness suffers. 
As an avid wellness enthusiast myself, I wanted to share the 8 Dimensions of Wellness with Home of Wealth's readers to encourage a well-rounded approach to personal wellness that is grounded in unpacking, reclaiming, and re purposing our goals in life.
 
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