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 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

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

10 small, healthy habits to add to your life

Do you want to be on a path to greater health and happiness? Set yourself up for lasting success by adding small, healthy habits into your life—over time. And if you’ve got a family, and you start integrating healthy lifestyle changes, there’s a greater chance that your kids will adopt them, too. Here are a few ideas of small (but... Read More

How to set up healthy team challenges at work

Carebook’s nutritionist and wellness expert shares how to help kick-start a healthy team challenge. Workplace challenges can: Raise awareness around specific health and wellness practices Provide education and knowledge that wouldn’t otherwise be addressed Foster social support and competition and collaboration—both are important behavior change techniques that can increase participation Cultivate a healthier team culture by increasing morale and relationships... Read More