What are the 8 Dimensions of Wellness?

What are the 8 Dimensions of Wellness?

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) identifies wellness as being in good physical and mental health.  Physical health and mental health are intertwined; therefore complications in one area can impact the other area.

 Emotional—Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships    Environmental—Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being    Intellectual—Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being   Physical—Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep  Occupational—Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work  Financial—Satisfaction with current and future financial situations  Spiritual—Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life  Social—Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system

Reference
Samhsa.gov. (July 2, 2015). The Eight Dimensions of Wellness. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/wellness-initiative/eight-dimensions-wellness