Relationship Between Physical And Emotional Wellness

1600 Words May 23rd, 2016 7 Pages
Amanda C Jara De La Vega
Personal Health 250
Sasha Grenier
05/26/2016
Health Issue Paper: The relationship between physical and emotional wellness “To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” -Buddha. Emotional and physical wellness are completely tight to each other. There are multiple links between both dimensions of wellness that significantly can change a person’s health. The book Your Health Today by Teague, Mackenzie, & Rosenthal, states that wellness is the process of adopting patterns of behavior that can lead to improved health and heightened life satisfaction; wellness has several domains and can be conceptualized as a continuum. Moreover, according to the University of California Riverside, emotional wellness is the ability of accepting our feelings, thoughts and behavior; and enjoy life no matter the disappointments and frustration that life brings with it. Adding to it, the same sources indicates that physical wellness is the perfect combination of physical activity or exercise and healthy eating habits. Now, it’s important to understand that both of them go together. If one of them is failing the other one will be severely affected. The main issue that will be covered through this paper is that physical wellness is considered to be more important than emotional wellness. People believe that if they follow a strict diet and they visit the gym in a regular basis, they will be completely…
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