By Sarah Mudd, PLPC, NBCCH, RASAC-II
While I was in graduate school, one of my first assignments was to evaluate myself based on 5 dimensions of wellness. This assignment was an eye opener in many aspects and became a checklist I still live by today. I never considered having so many parts of myself were important to my well-being.
Considering these 5 dimensions of wellness in your life may lead you on a track to a healthier lifestyle and feeling more fulfilled. Learning these components may take time, but try to consider and break down each dimension to start. In my personal experience, some dimensions were easy and others needed more work. The key here is not to try to have all the answers or conquer each dimension quickly, but take time to truly know yourself and work on areas where you may have trouble or are lacking. Exploring these areas can lead to enlightenment and a healthier you!
The 5 Dimensions of Wellness are:
Sarah Mudd is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor at Unlimited Potential Counseling & Education Center in O’Fallon (MO #2016013189). Sarah is under the clinical supervision of Emily Kircher-Morris, LPC (MO #2012026754).