What Is Wellness?

Wellness means overall well-being. It incorporates the mental, emotional, physical, occupational, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of a person's life. Each aspect of wellness can affect overall quality of life, so it's important to consider all areas. 

Wellness Indicators

The following wellness indicators incorporate multiple elements of every day health into one model. Each indicator can affect our overall quality of life, because wellness directly relates to how long we live and how well we live. Below is a list of each indicator and a short description of the role they play in wellness.

emotional wellness indicator

Emotional
coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships.

environmental wellness indicator

Environmental
good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments.

financial wellness indicator

Financial
satisfaction with current and future financial situations.

intellectual wellness indicator

Intellectual
recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand on skills.

occupational wellness indicator

Occupational
personal satisfaction and enrichment from one's work.

physical wellness indicator

Physical
recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and 
sleep.

social wellness indicator

Social
developing a sense of connection, belonging, and support.

spiritual wellness indicator

Spiritual
expanding our sense of purpose and meaning in life.


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Wellness Center

Health, Physical Education, & Recreation (HPER) 104
402.554.2539

6001 Dodge Street
HPER 104
Omaha, NE 68182