At the beginning of each new year, we get this feeling of wanting to start over. We are hopeful that things will be better this year. People on social media are posting new year, new me. But among your big plans for transformation, is there room for personal wellness?
THE 7 DIMENSIONS OF WELLNESS
Dr. Bill Hettle, a co-founder of the National Institute of Wellness, came up with the 7 dimensions of wellness. These dimensions are thought to be a holistic approach to living a healthy and happy life.
They are all linked, so it's essential to pay attention to each area to create a harmonious balance.
Your intellect sparks wonder and curiosity within you. As you stretch and build your understanding, you become better at processing information, which in turn helps with your emotional wellness. Positive intellectual wellness also boosts your creativity and active learning.
TENDING TO YOUR BRAIN THIS NEW YEAR
An excellent way to build your intellectual wellness is to create a reading list based on your interests. Instead of struggling with books that bore you, pick up one that excites you. You'll be surprised at how many you can go through in a year!