8 Dimensions of Health—Your relationships

How much love and support do you feel? You’re more than the number of Facebook likes you got today. The quality of your social support system has real impact on your life. Taking care of your relationships involves finding nurturing, supportive, genuine social interactions. When your relationships are healthy, you’ll feel a sense of belonging, feel loved and cared for,... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Your body

How much effort do you put into taking care of your body? You’re more than the number on a scale, and being healthy is more than the absence of a disease or condition. Keeping your body healthy involves different things like being active, eating a balanced diet, sleeping well, and limiting or abstaining from alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drugs. It... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Your work

Do you enjoy what you do? Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, a CEO in an office, or a remote freelance worker traveling from coffee shop to coffee shop, you’re health and happiness is impacted by the work you do. This dimension refers to how satisfied you are with your work, and how you manage to make time for fun, too.... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Your purpose

How much meaning do you attach to your daily life? From your body systems to your sense of purpose, your health and happiness are influenced by many things. This dimension is all about your sense of meaning and your personal values. It may not be the primary topic at your doctor’s office, but a lot of recent research shows that... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Your environment

How comfortable do you feel in your physical surroundings? Your health and happiness are made up of many factors—and your environment matters! This dimension considers the quality of your spaces—like noise, light, and air quality, and also your access to essential services—how easily you can access things like health care, transportation, schools, etc. When your environmental health is high, you’ll feel... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Your mind

How much time do you spend doing creative things and/or learning something new? Taking care of your intellectual health is important for your health and happiness. This dimension is all about your mind and how you continue to nurture learning and creativity. When you’re intellectually satisfied, you might feel curious about the world around you, and excited about learning new... Read More

Stay active for the holidays!

The holiday season brings increased travel and family time, which can easily derail your exercise routine. Paired with all the big meals and tasty temptations, you may find yourself falling off-track with your activities and healthy eating efforts. This year, instead of creating unrealistic routines that you won’t be able to keep up with, try to think of simply maintaining... Read More

Healthy & well for the holidays

This time of year is a good time to take note of all the influences that play a part in your health and well-being. Your overall health and happiness is dependent on many things—so much more than a number on the scale or a dial on the blood pressure cuff. Your relationships, finances, environment, work, and more all have a... Read More

Important, preventative health screenings

Making time to get screened is a healthy habit, like all your other ones—eating well, moving your body, and being mindful! Below, check out these essential health screenings—it's not an exhaustive list, but it’s a start! Different countries have different age and frequency recommendations for these screenings, and every individual is different, so it’s important to talk to your health... Read More