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8 Dimensions of Wellness

8 Dimensions of Wellness is a holistic approach to well-being that includes all aspects of life. It emphasizes the interconnectedness of different dimensions and encourages us to strive for balance in each area. The 8 Dimensions are:

1. Emotional Wellness: Understanding, expressing, and managing emotions effectively, developing a positive self-image, coping with stress, and maintaining healthy relationships.

2. Physical Wellness: Taking care of your body through regular exercise, proper nutrition, adequate sleep, and letting go of harmful habits.

3. Intellectual Wellness: Engaging in continuous learning, staying curious, and seeking new challenges, plus stimulating mental activities, critical thinking, and creativity.

4. Social Wellness: Building and maintaining healthy relationships, fostering a sense of connection, and contributing to the community. This dimension emphasizes the importance of communication, intimacy, and a supportive social network.

5. Occupational Wellness: Finding satisfaction in your present work and/or  pursuing a career that better aligns with your values, interests, and skills.

6. Environmental Wellness: Recognizing the impact of your surroundings, including people closest to you and taking steps to live a more sustainable and responsible lifestyle. This includes being aware of and contributing to the health of the planet.

7. Financial Wellness: Managing your financial resources wisely and planning for the future by budgeting, saving, investing, and making informed financial decisions.

8. Spiritual Wellness: Seeking purpose and meaning in life, exploring your beliefs and values, and cultivating a sense of inner peace. This dimension is not necessarily a connection to certain religious beliefs but a broader sense of connection to the universe. 

These dimensions are often used as a framework for promoting a more comprehensive and balanced approach to overall well-being. Individuals may find that they need to focus on different dimensions at different times in their lives, and achieving a sense of balance across these dimensions can contribute to a more fulfilling and meaningful life.


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Our coaches stand apart from others in the field because they are certified through a rigorous coaching program established by Dr. Amy Johnson. This specialized training ensures they bring a depth of expertise and understanding that enhances their ability to guide clients toward profound personal growth and transformation, covering the 8 dimensions of holistic development. They excel in helping people evolve and get unstuck by skillfully identifying and addressing the core of the issue.


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