9 Dimensions of Wellness
The Student Life Student Wellness Center promotes balanced lifestyles and student success through the 9 dimensions of wellness including: Emotional, Career, Social, Intellectual, Spiritual, Physical, Financial, Creative, and Environmental.
Check out the complete Nine Dimensions of Wellness Resources (which can be sorted according to the dimension of wellness in which you are interested) or click the links below for specific resources.
The emotionally well person can identify, express, and manage the entire range of feelings and would consider seeking assistance to address areas of concern.
The professionally well person engages in work to gain personal satisfaction and enrichment, consistent with values, goals, and lifestyle.
The socially well person has a network of support based on interdependence, mutual trust, respect and has developed a sensitivity and awareness towards the feelings of others.
The spiritually well person seeks harmony and balance by openly exploring the depth of human purpose, meaning, and connection through dialogue and self-reflection.
The physically well person gets an adequate amount of sleep, eats a balanced and nutritious diet, engages in exercise for 150 minutes per week, attends regular medical check-ups, and practices safe and healthy sexual relations.
The financially well person is fully aware of financial state and budgets, saves, and manages finances in order to achieve realistic goals.
The intellectually well person values lifelong learning and seeks to foster critical thinking, develop moral reasoning, expand worldviews, and engage in education for the pursuit of knowledge.
The creatively well person values and actively participates in a diverse range of arts and cultural experiences as a means to understand and appreciate the surrounding world.
The environmentally well person recognizes the responsibility to preserve, protect, and improve the environment and appreciates the interconnectedness of nature and the individual.