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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: Physical health is defined as is the condition of your body. The characteristics of physical health can include a few things but being at a good weight that is proportionate to their height is a good characteristic. Good physical health is when your body is functioning as it was designed to function. Working out and dieting is a part of being physically healthy. I try to work out almost every day to keep myself healthy because my eating habits are not too good.
Social health: The characteristics of social health are just physically being able to communicate with others and have some type of relationship such as a friendship or acquaintance. Social health is how you get along with other people, how other people react to you, and how you interact with society. I believe social health is important because it can also help you in your career and to live independently in throughout your adult life. I try to get out at least a 2 to 3 times a week to go out and meet people and have a good time. I feel like having friends and spending some time with are good for people like me who work full time and attend school.
Intellectual health: The characteristics of intellectual health stand out to me as someone who just has a bit of common sense about things. Intellectual health is not just academic knowledge. It also includes common sense, creativity and general knowledge. To be intellectually healthy, involves you in activities that increase knowledge, moral reasoning and mental agility. Being open to new ideas and seeking new challenges are important to your intellectual health. I am attending school and...
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