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Health vs. Wellness• Health:  –Condition   of being   of sound   body with   emphasis   on   freedom   from pain
Wellnes– A multi-  dimensional  state of well-  being, a  holistic  approach to  life that  encompasses  bodily,  mental, ...
7 Dimensions of    Wellness1. Emotional2. Environment   al3. Intellectual4. Occupation   al5. Physical6. Spiritual
Emotional Wellness1)Has the ability to  deal with frustration  and stress(resilience)2)Has the ability to  have a pleasant...
Depression• Causes• 1)Abuse(physical,sexual,emoti  onal, verbal)• 2)Medications• 3) Conflict in the family• 4) Death of a ...
Environmental Wellness1)Includes protecting  the earth and its  resources and  modifying your  surroundings to  help you a...
EnvironmentalEffects     Abuse1) More severe and  more frequent  natural disasters2) Species  Extinction3) Disease4) Short...
Intellectual            Wellness1)Striving to improve   your intellect and your   creative spark.   *Examples include:    ...
Intellectuala) Laziness Inactivityb) Lack of purpose or  drive in life to  achieve or improve  oneselfc) No goals or  ambi...
Occupational1)   Preparing andWellness                  making     use of your skills and     talents.      -Finding a car...
Unemployment• Causes• 1) Rapid  technological  change• 2) Unwillingness to  work• 3) Lack of  qualification:• Education an...
Physical         Wellness• Encompasses a  variety of healthy behaviors including:  – adequate    exercise  – proper    nut...
• Causes  Disease• 1) Cellular Damage by  Unhealthy Foods• Some of the worst offenders  include:• Deep-fried foods like do...
2 ) Toxins:a) Triclosan: an antibacterial &   antifungal agent: found in liquid   soap, toothpaste, deodorants,   cosmetic...
3) Deprivation a) Proper nutrition b) Clean environment c) Clean Water d) Rest
Spiritual Wellness• Set of beliefs,  principles, or values  that guide your life.   – Increase your     spiritual well-bei...
Spiritual Deterioration Effects1) mental disease2) immorality: behavior  not according to  standards3) promiscuity:“sleepi...
Social Wellness•   Receiving and giving    support to family and    friends; Ability to make    and keep friends     – Ide...
Self Centeredness1) Selfishness2) Arrogance3) Indifference4)Discrimination5) Prejudice
Employee Wellness• Relatively new  concept• Unhealthy lifestyle  leads to chronic  disease:smoking,  poor nutrition,  phys...
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  1. 1. Health vs. Wellness• Health: –Condition of being of sound body with emphasis on freedom from pain
  2. 2. Wellnes– A multi- dimensional state of well- being, a holistic approach to life that encompasses bodily, mental, emotional, environmental , spiritual and
  3. 3. 7 Dimensions of Wellness1. Emotional2. Environment al3. Intellectual4. Occupation al5. Physical6. Spiritual
  4. 4. Emotional Wellness1)Has the ability to deal with frustration and stress(resilience)2)Has the ability to have a pleasant disposition in spite of bad conditions3) Focuses on the positive more than the negative issues and qualities of people4) Has the ability to manage emotions such as anger; knows
  5. 5. Depression• Causes• 1)Abuse(physical,sexual,emoti onal, verbal)• 2)Medications• 3) Conflict in the family• 4) Death of a loved one• 5) Genetics• 6) Major events: new school, moving, new job, divorce, loss of job, retirement• 7) Illness• 8) Drug Addiction• 9) Personal Problems
  6. 6. Environmental Wellness1)Includes protecting the earth and its resources and modifying your surroundings to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle.2) Ideas: – conserve water and other natural resources – reduce, reuse, recycle – minimize your exposure to chemicals
  7. 7. EnvironmentalEffects Abuse1) More severe and more frequent natural disasters2) Species Extinction3) Disease4) Shorter life expectancy5) Fall of Economy6) Death
  8. 8. Intellectual Wellness1)Striving to improve your intellect and your creative spark. *Examples include: a) taking a course or workshops/seminars b) learning a foreign language or how to play a musical instrument • reading for personal enjoyment • seeking out persons who challenge you intellectually • taking up a hobby.
  9. 9. Intellectuala) Laziness Inactivityb) Lack of purpose or drive in life to achieve or improve oneselfc) No goals or ambitiond) Engaging in destructive activitiesEx: smoking, drinking, drug abuse and other vices, hanging around
  10. 10. Occupational1) Preparing andWellness making use of your skills and talents. -Finding a career that is meaningful, enjoyable and rewarding is vital to job satisfaction. 2) Ideas include: – exploring career options – creating a vision of your future – being open to
  11. 11. Unemployment• Causes• 1) Rapid technological change• 2) Unwillingness to work• 3) Lack of qualification:• Education and experience• 4) Poor work ethics• 5) Socio-Economic Factors• 6) Political Factors
  12. 12. Physical Wellness• Encompasses a variety of healthy behaviors including: – adequate exercise – proper nutrition – abstaining from harmful behaviors like
  13. 13. • Causes Disease• 1) Cellular Damage by Unhealthy Foods• Some of the worst offenders include:• Deep-fried foods like donuts, French fries, and most varieties of potato chips• Margarine and shortening• Artificial additives like MSG and aspartame• Sugar-laden snacks and beverages• Hot dogs, most varieties of sausage, bacon, and highly processed luncheon meats
  14. 14. 2 ) Toxins:a) Triclosan: an antibacterial & antifungal agent: found in liquid soap, toothpaste, deodorants, cosmetics,toys 1) affect the endocrine sys., muscular sys. and is carcinogenicb) Phthalates: found in plastics,Detergent, nail polish, hair spray* Affects the endocrine sys., liver and testes damage, breast cancer, obesityc) Bisphenol A: found in food containers, metal food cans,d) Carbon monoxidee) VOC ‘s (volatile organic compunds): paints, air fresheners, air spraysf) Leadg) Pesticides
  15. 15. 3) Deprivation a) Proper nutrition b) Clean environment c) Clean Water d) Rest
  16. 16. Spiritual Wellness• Set of beliefs, principles, or values that guide your life. – Increase your spiritual well-being by: • Exploring your spiritual core • Believing in a • Higher Being • Believing that there is a purpose for every person, every living thing and every
  17. 17. Spiritual Deterioration Effects1) mental disease2) immorality: behavior not according to standards3) promiscuity:“sleeping around”3) corruption: lack of integrity or honesty 4) crime:Murder,homicide, suicide, genocide, theft, lying, forgery, shoplifting, drug
  18. 18. Social Wellness• Receiving and giving support to family and friends; Ability to make and keep friends – Ideas include: • interacting with people of other cultures, backgrounds & beliefs. • cultivating healthy relationships • sharing your talents and skills • contributing to your community • communicating your thoughts, ideas and feelings.
  19. 19. Self Centeredness1) Selfishness2) Arrogance3) Indifference4)Discrimination5) Prejudice
  20. 20. Employee Wellness• Relatively new concept• Unhealthy lifestyle leads to chronic disease:smoking, poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and alcohol account for 800,000 deaths annually.108 million people in U.S. have a chronic conditio• 50% of premature deaths in U.S. are related to modifiable lifestyle factors.• Chronic disease
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