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Wellness. What is wellness?. Physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, and environmental health. Physical Health. The condition of your body. Physical Health . A person who is physically healthy: Exercises regularly Eats nutritiously Gets regular physical check-ups

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what is wellness
What is wellness?

Physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, and environmental health

physical health
Physical Health
  • The condition of your body.
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Physical Health
  • A person who is physically healthy:
    • Exercises regularly
    • Eats nutritiously
    • Gets regular physical check-ups
    • Avoids the use of tobacco, alcohol, or other illicit drugs
emotional health
Emotional Health
  • The way you recognize and deal with feelings.
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Emotional Health
  • A person who is emotionally healthy:
    • Keeps a positive attitude
    • Is sensitive to their own feelings and the feelings of others
    • Learns to cope with stress
    • Is realistic about expectations and time
    • Takes responsibility for their own behavior
    • Deals with personal issues realistically
    • Views challenges as opportunities rather than obstacles
    • Functions independently but knows when to ask for help
intellectual health
Intellectual Health
  • How you deal with life’s demands.
    • Stress
    • School/work
    • Learning new things
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Intellectual Health
  • A person who is intellectually healthy:
    • Learns because they want to – not because they are told to.
    • Learns through varied experiences – reading, writing, sharing and exploration
    • Observes what is around them
    • Listens
    • Finds applications for material learned in the classroom
    • Stays current with world affairs/news
    • Questions
    • Exposes them self to new experiences (e.g. arts, theater)
social health
Social Health
  • The way you interact with people.
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Social Health
  • A person who is socially health:
    • Is comfortable with and liking them self as a person
    • Interacts easily with people of different ages, backgrounds, races, lifestyles
    • Contributes time and energy to the community
    • Communicates their feelings
    • Develops friendships
    • Recognizes a need for “fun” time in life
    • Budgets and balances time to include both responsibilities and relaxation
spiritual health
Spiritual Health
  • Your beliefs, values, and morals.
  • A sense of purpose and meaning in life.
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Spiritual Health
  • A spiritually health person:
    • Is open to different cultures and religions
    • Gives their time to volunteer or participate in community service activities
    • Spends time defining personal values and ethics and makes decisions that complement them
    • Spends time alone in personal reflection
    • Participates in spiritual activities
    • Participates in activities that protect the environment
    • Cares about the welfare of others
environmental health
Environmental Health
  • The positive perception of the environment one works and lives in.
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Environmental Health
  • An environmentally healthy person:
    • Finds satisfaction and worth in their work
    • Ensures their work environment and relationships are comfortable
    • Is aware of the natural environment they live in
    • Recognizes opportunities that lead to new skills and acts on those opportunities
    • Works to ensure the stability and longevity of our natural resources
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Wellness
  • The state of having all aspects of health in balance.
what does it mean to be healthy
What does it mean to be healthy?
  • Disease free?
  • Skinny?
  • What is your definition of what it means to be healthy?
external factors that affect health
External factors that affect health

Heredity, environment, peers, and media

heredity
Heredity
  • The passing down of traits from parent to child.
    • Gender
    • Race and ethnicity
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Heredity
  • Is accountable as 25% of the factors that contribute to leading causes of death.
  • You cannot change who your biological parents are or the genes you inherit from them, but you can keep yourself in good physical condition.
environment
Environment
  • Everything around you, including the things you cannot see.
    • Income and education
media
Media
  • TV, radio, internet, print, telecommunications
peers
Peers
  • People around your age.
healthy behaviors
Healthy Behaviors
  • Be physically active
  • Choose a healthy diet
  • Maintain a healthy body weight
  • Manage stress effectively
  • Avoid the use of ATOD
  • Protect yourself from disease and injury