Six Dimensions of Health Worksheet
For each of the following six dimensions of health, list at least one characteristic, activity, belief, or attitude that reflects that dimension in your life. Provide a brief explanation with each example. Refer to Ch. 1 in the text for explanations of these dimensions.
I am probably not the healthiest person but I am not overweight or lazy. I try to stay active and my job helps to make sure of that. I hope I do not jinx myself but I have been sick free for over 4 years and still going strong. This might not be the most conventional way to exercise but I like to play video games in my free time. I recently got a Microsoft Kinect for my Xbox 360 along with an exercise game. I do not have time to go to the gym and I did not want to buy any exercise videos so buying an exercise game seemed to catch my interest more. I play the game about 3-4 times a week and I am surprised to say I have noticed results. I woke up sore after my first time with the game, which I did not expect.
I love being surrounded by my family and friends and I feel that I have a healthy social life. I like being close with my family and friends because I can go to them with my problems and they keep me in a good mood. I enjoy meeting new people and making new relationships. I find that the more people I know the more opportunities arise. A few weeks ago I went out with some of my friends from high school that I had not seen in a few years. To my surprise, one of my friends just got a new job as a supervisor at a local telephone company. I told him how I was getting a degree for computer networking. He told me to get in touch with him when I finished school and he would try and get me a job.
I am one that constantly examines everything in my life. Whenever I have to make a decision, it can take forever to make up my mind. I weigh out the pro and cons of situations...
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