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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 Health for explanations of these dimensions.
Physical health: Physical Fitness- Exercising daily to maintain physically fit.
Social health: Adaptation to social situations- I am very shy and reserved in new situations with new people.
Intellectual health: Ability to think clearly and analyze critically- Whenever there is a situation at hand and a decision to be made, I tend to sit and analyze how my decision will effect myself as well as the one around me.
Environmental health: Appreciation of the role individuals play to protect and improve the conditions of the environment- To contribute to the improvement of the environment, I participate in activities such as recycling.
Emotional health: Self- confidence and trust- It is hard for me to believe and feel confident in any and everything I do. I also find it hard to trust individuals due to past experiences.
Spiritual health: Subscribing to a way of life- Believing in a higher power.
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.
Whenever I would think of health and wellness, my mind would always revert back to just being sick or being in shape. I have learned that it is much more to it than just that. Health and wellness is more of being in a state of total social, mental, and physical wellbeing. Factors such as the environment, social life, emotions, spirituality, and physicality all play a role in one’s health. In order to life fully with meaning, these dimensions are a very important part of our health. Physical health deals with body size and shape. Social...
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