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 weekly is an activity that helps to contribute to me having better physical health. I know that I should exercise more but I am taking baby steps.
Social health: Remaining honest and loyal to my friends are some characteristics working towards my social health. It helps me maintain a good relationship with them.
Intellectual health: Driving everyday to and from strengthen my intellectual health. When I drive I have to make many decisions and have to constantly think and remain aware of all that surrounds me.
Environmental health: When I recycle I am making a decision to help the environment. This action helps to improve our environment.
Emotional health: I practice my emotional health regularly at work. There are many times when people say things to me that I disagree with there are often times I want to go off however, I try to deliver my thoughts in an appropriate manner and if I am really angry I keep it within myself.
Spiritual health: Praying regularly is an activity that I do daily as a Christian to strengthen my spiritual health.
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.
Many people view health and wellness as just the physical however after reading this week chapter it allowed us to take a deeper look into the real meaning of health and wellness. To be considered healthy and well in my opinion you have to work on all the dimensions of health physical, social, intellectual, environmental, emotional, and spiritual. Working on all of these dimensions