Six Principles of Health Essay

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Associate Level Material

Six Dimensions of Health Worksheet

Part 1

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: Physical Readiness Training. This is physical activity (work out involving muscle toning, strength training, cardio or a combination) done every day during the work week that lasts for an hour and a half minimum.

Social health: Networking. My belief is that a person should have people to interact with personally and professionally in order to observe behaviors and be aware of what’s acceptable in society. This involves having repeated contact and creating a sense of familiarity with or without benefit.

Intellectual health: Brain exercise. Reading, learning, doing, anything that gathers information through controlled circumstances (I use the phone app Luminosity Brain Trainer which gives various exercises such as concentration, memory, processing speed, problem solving, and visual skill) or uncontrolled (life itself which involves risk, success, failure, mistakes, punishments, and rewards.

Environmental health: Spreading awareness about or participating in programs or simple activities such as recycling or using green products. I reuse products that I can for other things, such as making a decorative items or storage bin out of moving boxes

Emotional health: Tear reservation. I believe that crying is a natural response to several emotions and have unfortunately broken the rule because I have cried at work after being verbally reprimanded harshly. I have never done so again because it was an inappropriate venue to express internal feelings.

Spiritual health: Atheism. My belief is that morals come from what we see, experience, and how we feel (wish to be treated). To purpose is to lead a good life doing good,…