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.
Physical health: Exercising – It allows me to stay in shape, so that I may be able to have to have the energy to perform normal every day activities.
Social health: Going out with friends - It lets me interact with other individuals in a stress free environment, and lets me have a good time to blow off some steam from everyday life.
Intellectual health: Having down time alone - It allows me to keep a clear mind, and helps me stayed focus with things that are going on in my life. I am allowed to relax and reflect.
Environmental health: Cleaning my house - I am able to dust and clean, so that bacteria and allergens do not build up to get me sick.
Emotional health: Weight Watchers - I have always struggled with my weight, the meetings help me by giving me a challenge to change my lifestyle, accept the person who I am, and will always be. They also help by building my self –esteem back up.
Spiritual health: By going to church – It lets me able to feel better about myself, and my belief in my religion. I am able to sit in silence, think, pray and listen to mass, and every time I leave Sunday services I feel renewed.
In approximately 125 to 200 words, describe health and wellness in your own words using the ideas and concepts for each of the six dimensions of health.
There is no general established definition for the meaning of health and wellness. There are, though a set of frequent characteristics that describe the definition of health and wellness. We usually see a reference to a “state of well being, “which is unclear, to say the least. Donatelle states that during the...