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: Is your appearance and how you maintain it, it is also the ability to perform the physical tasks you may need to accomplish. An activity of good physical health is being able to do your activities of daily living. Some characteristics of physical health are your body shape and size. I need to maintain good physical health not only for me but for my children, as they love to run, jump, and play. I want to be able to keep up with them, and someday my grandchildren.
Social health: Is being capable of having interpersonal relationships, having normal interactions in social situations and using appropriate behaviors in society. Social health is very important for over all good health. If your social health is not in order you would most likely be incapable of acting appropriate around others, and in society. In my life social health is very important not only when talking about my husband and I’s relationship, it is also critical when showing my children how to behave appropriately.
Intellectual health: Is the ability to think clearly, and have reason and logic. Intellectual health is what helps us to learn from our mistakes and how to make good choices. In my life, I have a husband and two children so I have to think intellectually and to keep my Intellectual health in order. It helps me to maintain smart decisions for our family.
Environmental health: Is how we as individuals protect, preserve and improve environmental conditions. Maintaining good Environmental health is very important in my everyday life for the fact that I want my children to have the same chance of growing up in a clean and...