Wellness: Physical, Mental, Physical And Mental Health

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Wellness Dimensions

Wellness is not merely physical or mental health, exercise or nutrition. It is much more than that, and involves full integration of our physical, mental, and spiritual well-being states, and includes social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual and physical wellness. Each of these dimension acts, interacts, and significantly contributes to our quality of life.

Social wellness is the ability to relate, connect and interact with, and contribute to the common welfare of other people in our world, rather than to think only of ourselves. This means our ability to
 establish & maintain meaningful relationships with family, friends and peers,
 use good communications skills,
 respect ourselves and others, and
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Social wellness believes in living in harmony with others of diverse cultures, backgrounds, beliefs, and our environment than to live in conflict with them.

Emotional wellness is the ability to understand ourselves, and cope with the challenges that life can, and will always bring. Our ability to acknowledge and share feelings of
 anger, fear, anxiety, sadness or stress; as also
 hope, love, faith, joy and happiness etc. in a productive manner contributes to our emotional wellness.
Being emotionally well involves the ability to have an optimistic approach, enjoy life despite its occasional disappointments & frustrations, besides accepting our mistakes for necessary corrective action, and to learn from them.

Spiritual wellness is the ability to establish peace and harmony in our lives. The ability to
 develop and practice consistency between our values and actions,
 realise a common purpose that binds creation together, and
 strive for a state of harmony with oneself and others contributes to our spiritual
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