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,
emotional...
7 Dimensions of
Wellness
1. Emotional
2. Environment
al
3. Intellectual
4. Occupation
al
5. Physical
6. Spiritual
Emotional Wellness
1)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 o...
Environmental Wellness
1)Includes protecting
the earth and its
resources and
modifying your
surroundings to
help you achie...
Environmental
AbuseEffects
1) More severe and
more frequent
natural disasters
2) Species
Extinction
3) Disease
4) Shorter ...
Intellectual
Wellness1)Striving to improve
your intellect and your
creative spark.
*Examples include:
a) taking a course o...
Intellectual
Inactivitya) Laziness
b) Lack of purpose or
drive in life to
achieve or improve
oneself
c) No goals or
ambiti...
Occupational
Wellness1) Preparing and making
use of your skills and
talents.
-Finding a career that
is meaningful,
enjoyab...
Unemployment
• Causes
• 1) Rapid
technological
change
• 2) Unwillingness to
work
• 3) Lack of
qualification:
• Education a...
Physical
Wellness• Encompasses a
variety of
healthy
behaviors
including:
– adequate
exercise
– proper
nutrition
– abstaini...
Disease• Causes
• 1) Cellular Damage by
Unhealthy Foods
• Some of the worst offenders
include:
• Deep-fried foods like don...
2) Toxins:
a) Triclosan: an antibacterial &
antifungal agent: found in liquid
soap, toothpaste, deodorants,
cosmetics,toys...
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-being
by:
...
Spiritual Deterioration
Effects
1) mental disease
2) immorality: behavior
not according to
standards
3) promiscuity:
“slee...
Social Wellness
• Receiving and giving
support to family and
friends; Ability to make
and keep friends
– Ideas include:
• ...
Self Centeredness
1) Selfishness
2) Arrogance
3) Indifference
4)Discrimination
5) Prejudice
Employee Wellness
• Relatively new
concept
• Unhealthy lifestyle
leads to chronic
disease:smoking,
poor nutrition,
physica...
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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 Wellness 1. Emotional 2. Environment al 3. Intellectual 4. Occupation al 5. Physical 6. Spiritual
  4. 4. Emotional Wellness 1)Has the ability to deal with frustration and stress(resilience) 2)Has the ability to have a pleasant disposition in spite of bad conditions 3) Focuses on the positive more than the negative issues and qualities of people 4) 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 Wellness 1)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. Environmental AbuseEffects 1) More severe and more frequent natural disasters 2) Species Extinction 3) Disease 4) Shorter life expectancy 5) Fall of Economy 6) 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. Intellectual Inactivitya) Laziness b) Lack of purpose or drive in life to achieve or improve oneself c) No goals or ambition d) Engaging in destructive activities Ex: smoking, drinking, drug abuse and other vices, hanging around
  10. 10. Occupational Wellness1) Preparing and 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. Disease• Causes • 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 carcinogenic b) Phthalates: found in plastics, Detergent, nail polish, hair spray * Affects the endocrine sys., liver and testes damage, breast cancer, obesity c) Bisphenol A: found in food containers, metal food cans, d) Carbon monoxide e) VOC ‘s (volatile organic compunds): paints, air fresheners, air sprays f) Lead g) 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 Effects 1) mental disease 2) immorality: behavior not according to standards 3) 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 Centeredness 1) Selfishness 2) Arrogance 3) Indifference 4)Discrimination 5) 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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