What to Know About Wellness

What to Know About Wellness

Simply put, Wellness is the practice of engaging in healthy habits on a daily basis.

It’s not just about activities, it’s about a lifestyle.

  • It is subjective; wellness can look a bit different for different people.  
  • Trial and error to determine what works for you is important.

The following are key areas of one’s lifestyle that are considered key dimensions of overall wellness:

  • Social Connectedness
  • Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Sleep
  • Mindfulness

The key to incorporating Wellness into your life is to implement small, incremental changes in each area above and focus on one day at a time.  Daily practice, no matter how long, is what’s important.

Benefits of incorporating daily wellness initiatives into one’s lifestyle include:

  • Stress reduction
  • Improved physical, mental, and emotional health
  • Increased energy
  • Lower risk of disease and illness
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved relationships
  • Increased focus