Physical Wellness is the awareness of one’s body, the impact of choices one makes, and the understanding of the relationship between sound nutrition and functioning of the body.
Intellectual Wellness is the desire to learn new concepts, improve skills, and gain knowledge in the pursuit of lifelong learning.
Social Wellness is when a person has the ability to relate and connect with other people in the world.
Emotional Wellness is the awareness, acceptance and appropriate expression of feelings with the ability to cope with life’s challenges.
Spiritual Wellness is the ability to establish peace and harmony in one’s life while defining one’s purpose.
Vocational Wellness is the ability to achieve personal satisfaction by sharing one’s gifts, skills and talents through work or volunteerism.
Financial Wellness is the understanding of one’s financial situation and the ability to maintain, prepare for changes, and make good consumer choices.
Environmental Wellness is the awareness of the limitations of the earth’s natural resources while conserving energy, recycling and spending time in the natural environment.
Provided by the Milwaukee County Department on Aging
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