Be more than healthy, BE WELL!
Does being “healthy” and being “well” mean the same thing? The short answer is, “No.” There are many definitions to choose from, but basically, health refers to your overall physical and mental condition, whereas wellness refers to a positive approach you take to living in order to enhance your quality of life. In other words, if you’re healthy, you are free from mental and physical disease. On the other hand, wellness is a way of living that will help you reach your full potential.
To be well requires a balance among different parts of your life. While different theories exist, a common one used to describe wellness has 8 dimensions, as shown below.
Let Total Wellness help you become MORE well. In the next eight newsletters, we will discuss each area of wellness and share ideas on your can improve in all areas of wellness so that you can be more than healthy, you can BE WELL!