Six Dimensions of Health Worksheet
For each of the following six dimensions of health, list at least one characteristic, activity, belief, or attitude that reflects that dimension in your life. Provide a brief explanation with each example. Refer to Ch. 1 in the text for explanations of these dimensions.
Physical health is physical fitness, defenses to illness or disease, and body size and/or shape.
It would include exercise of some sort and having an acceptable weight and shape. I am right at a healthy weight and I exercise daily.
Social health is about having good interpersonal relationships and adjusting well to social situations. This would include good, healthy friendships or relationships with others and your ability to be out in a social setting like parties, stores, or public places. I have a decent amount of healthy relationships with my peers.
Intellectual health is the ability to think clearly and reason objectively. I should be able to do this so much better than I have done. I cannot think clearly when I am stressed out.
Environmental health is preserving and protecting the environment. This would be like when I recycle, effectively use my energy and watch my water usage, and preventing the tearing down of trees.
Emotional health is the ability to express, control, and avoid expressing emotions. I have a lot of problems with my emotional health because of my bipolar disorder. I can go from being perfectly happy to crying at the blink of an eye.
Spiritual health is unity with a greater force and a guiding sense in all life. I am Wiccan and I believe in energy, reincarnation, and all energy building up