It's important to understand health and wellness are not interchangeable terms. Health is a term describing the state of your physical body. If you're sick then you are unhealthy. A doctor diagnoses the area of your physical body malfunctioning and helps you restore it back to a functional state. People go to a hospital so they can be healthy, not so that they can be well. Wellness, on the other hand, is a multifaceted term that includes 6 key dimensions:
One of the key aspects of wellness is an intentional, self-directed process in which an individual chooses to push themselves to their full potential. A lifestyle of wellness is positive and affirming, and it accounts for the various aspects of self care needing tending. You cannot be the happiest, most productive version of yourself if you choose to ignore your general wellness.
However, life is busy and looking at that list often feels overwhelming. Here are are few simple ways to tend to your daily wellness without devoting huge amounts of time to the process.
Caring for your wellness is essential to living a satisfying life, but it doesn't have to be all encompassing. Take some time to think over the six dimensions of wellness and find ways that you can easily fit them into your schedule. I would love to hear what you come up with! Reach out to us on social media and share some of your easy tricks for daily wellness.