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: I love running. This is the activity that I associate most closely with my physical health. I feel that running increases my physical health. I feel great about myself and body after a run.
Social health: At work is where I build my social health. I work with a lot of different people on a daily basis. Meeting and communicating with these people makes me feel good about my social health. I feel that the more I talk and interact with new people the better my social health is.
Intellectual health: I practice this at work as well. I use my brain frequently to find different ways to complete tasks. Having to find the right people to complete tasks takes a lot of brain power. By doing this on a daily basis I am building my intellectual health.
Environmental health: Environmental health is one of the dimensions I’d like to work on. I feel that I do my part in not littering which preserves the environment. I also don’t cut down trees and wreck the environment. But I feel that I could do more. I don’t recycle as much as I should, that is one thing I’m trying to change.
Emotional health: I use emotional health every day. I am self-confident in everything I do. Whether it’d be playing sports or getting a task done. When it comes to doing something, I know that I will give it my all and complete it. I enjoy trying new things and pushing myself. My self-efficacy is great. I know I will complete any task put in front of me.
Spiritual health: Feeling as if I was put on this Earth for a reason is what gives me good spiritual health. For me, I was put on this Earth to help people. Whether it’s helping my little sisters in homework, or