8 Dimensions of Wellness
Learning to listen to your body and take care of your body for optimal health will also reduce the physical and mental stresses often experienced as a college student.
Through your ability to understand your own emotions you are better equipped to handle life’s stress and adapt to change and difficult times for healthier life.
Learning to build healthy, nurturing, and supportive relationships and how to foster connection will provide a foundation for emotional and academic success.
Recognizing your creative abilities and exposing yourself to different cultures and ideologies, you open yourself to learning more about others and yourself, expanding your knowledge and skills.
Gaining skills to alleviate financial stress and understanding your resources will allow you to remain focused on your education, all while feeling confident in the choices that let you enjoy life and feel secure.
Your ability to achieve a balance between work and leisure and take pride in your work, can lead to greater personal motivation and success.
Expanding your sense of purpose and meaning in life leads to finding comfort and community in college. This may look different for each student and is not necessarily religious, but an avenue for engagement and connection bringing a sense of belonging.
Personal health is dependent on the health of the planet as well as a healthy atmosphere. By understanding your environment, you can develop holistic stewardship for the land and your community.