8 Dimensions of Health—Overview

We believe your health and happiness is more than the number on your scale. It’s more than the number of likes you have on Facebook. It’s more than the square footage of space you own or your bank balance. Carebook believes your health and happiness are made up of eight broad dimensions. They overlap, intertwine, and impact one another. If... Read More

8 Dimensions of Health—Your emotions

How much happiness do you experience in your life? Emotional health is the ability to cope with the ups and downs of daily life. When you’re emotionally healthy, you’re able to identify and process your emotions and you probably have an optimistic outlook. You’re resilient to stress, have confidence and the ability to express and handle a full range of... Read More

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 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