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Rest and Relaxation Wellness

Rest and Relaxation Wellness

Resting is hard for me.  There is always so much to do.  I feel lazy by not working on my to do list. However, God wants us to rest.  He calls for us to rest. We are told that God created the world in six days and on the seventh day He rested. God tells us to “Keep the Sabbath day holy.” Times have changed over the last fifty years, but not that long ago people went for rides in…

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What is Occupational Wellness?

What is Occupational Wellness?

Several years ago, I had a job which just the thought of it kept me tied up in knots.  The atmosphere felt toxic to my soul.   Sadly, things did not end well but God used the experience to teach me lessons and move me to where He would have me serve Him. Occupational Wellness is contributing your unique talents, gifts and skills to be personally rewarding and have meaning in your life. Some questions to ask yourself are: Do I…

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What is Environmental Wellness?

What is Environmental Wellness?

Recently I became very sick and discovered it was my environment.  I had to make changes around the house for my health. Environmental wellness relates to our environment, whether it is our physical home, our job, those we work with, or those in our family. Environmental Wellness also relates to our planet and how we care for the natural resources on this earth. This means we strive to care for our planet and protect our world. Some things to take…

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What is Intellectual Wellness?

What is Intellectual Wellness?

We live in a changing world.  Understanding what is going on and being able to carry on a communication helps us with not only our social and personal relationships, but also increases our creativity and curiosity. We do not have to be in school to keep learning.  Life is an ongoing lesson and classroom. An intellectually well person is open to new ideas and understandings and enjoys learning and being mentally stimulated. Some ways to keep learning and increase our…

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What is Relationship Wellness?

What is Relationship Wellness?

We are in all types of relationships, although the first thing that may come to our mind is a romantic relationship. However, there are relationships we have with all kinds of people: Our spouse Our parents Our siblings Our children Our co-workers Our neighbors Our friends The people at church The people at a club we are part of Friends that share an interest And so forth… We all want to have a healthy relationship, regardless of what type of…

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What is Social Wellness?

What is Social Wellness?

Being a natural introvert, means it’s more difficult to push myself out of my comfort zone to meet new people or hang out with friends.  For extroverts, it’s much easier to get out and mingle with friends. Social wellness is the ability we have to interact with the people around us. This includes: Understanding if we are an introvert or extrovert Communication skills Building meaningful relationships Creating a support system Learning to read people Watching out for people that drain…

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What is Creative Wellness?

What is Creative Wellness?

We are all creative in some way, although some people are more Intune to their creative side. Creative wellness is understanding what and how to use our creative side. This includes: How to be creative Utilizing our creative side Discovering how to learn to be creative Daydreaming, Brainstorming and visualizing Making the most of our creativity Turning our creativity into a hobby Turning our creative hobby into a sideline business To not censor ourselves Do not be too critical To…

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