Wellness reflects how we live our lives, the joy we experience, and our overall health. Student wellness might be considered via 8 dimensions: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and social wellness.

The 8 dimensions of the wellness wheel: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and social wellness.

Wellness Promotion and Education (WPE) captures these 8 dimensions under the umbrella of 3 interconnected dimensions:

WPE Wellness Wheel: spiritual, mental, physical wellness.

  • Spiritual wellness: the process of creating meaning, balance, and connectedness.
  • Physical wellness: a resource allowing individuals and communities to meet their basic needs and engage in activities promoting sleep, nutrition, and movement.
  • Mental wellness: a resource centered on emotional, social, and psychological well-being.

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