Establishing A Healthy Lifestyle
2nd Year BDS
According To Most People It Is:
Being free from symptoms of disease and pain as much
Being able to be active and to do what they want or
Being in good spirits most of the time.
It is a state of complete physical,
mental, and social well-being, and
not merely the absence of disease
Is generally used to mean a healthy balance of the
mind, body and spirit that results in an overall
feeling of well-being.
It is determined by the decisions we make about
the way we live.
This dimension of health focuses on the importance of
moderate daily physical activity, proper nutrition,
maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding harmful habits and
managing conditions to prevent them from getting worse.
Following Are A Few Ways To Ensure Good Physical
1. Eat nutritious food to keep the body and mind energized.
2. Never skip meals or overeat.
3. Water is essential for cleansing the body.
4. Fitness through exercise will increase immunity and endurance
levels of the body.
5. Regular medical checkups can help in arresting illnesses in their
6. Sleep at least for 7 uninterrupted hours daily.
7. Avoid addictive substances.
It is the ability to relate to and connect with other people in our
world. Our ability to establish and maintain positive relationships
with family, friends and co-workers contributes to our Social
Accept and understand diverse cultural norms.
Build networks among different kinds of people.
Adopt a positive self-image.
Enhance interpersonal communication skills.
Described as a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of
a mental disorder. It is a state of balance between the individual
and the surrounding world, a state of harmony between oneself
and others, co-existence between the realities of self and that of
other people an the environment.
By administering mental status
questionnaires by trained
Our good health is incomplete without being spiritually healthy.
Spiritual health refers to our personal beliefs and values, the ability
to establish peace and harmony in our lives.
It's a matter of looking inwards at our own depth of understanding
of our existence.
Explore what they believe in your own sense of
meaning and purpose.
Meditation, prayer, affirmations, or specific spiritual
practices that support your connection to a higher
power or belief system.
Yoga can also help you develop spiritual wellness.
Having compassion, the capacity for love and
forgiveness, joy, and fulfillment helps you enjoy your
Seek to find harmony between that which lies within
and the social and physical forces that come from
It is the ability to understand ourselves and cope with the
challenges life can bring. The ability to acknowledge and share
feelings of anger, fear, sadness or stress; hope, love, joy and
happiness in a productive manner.
Awareness and acceptance of our strength and
shortcomings is essential for our emotional well-being.
Ability to handle stress and seek help, if needed.
Build strong communication networks among family,
friends, and peers.
It is the ability to get personal fulfillment from our jobs or
our chosen career fields while still maintaining balance in
our lives. Our desire to contribute in our careers to make a
positive impact on the organizations we work in and to
society as a whole.
Because what we do for a living encompasses so much of
our time, it's important for our overall well-being to do
what we love and love what we do. When people are
doing what they were meant to do, they deepen their
sense of meaning and purpose in life.
The Path to Occupational Wellness
recognizes personal satisfaction and enrichment
in life through work.
contribute unique gifts, skills and talents to work
that are both personally meaningful and
convey your values through involvement in
activities that are gratifying for you
It is engaging the individual in creative and stimulating mental activities
to expand their knowledge and skills and help them discover the
potential for sharing their gifts with others.
Explore every opportunity with an open mind.
Be aware of the demands and expectations others have from you.
A positive outlook, especially when dealing with conflicts.
Cherishes mental growth and stimulation
Be involved in intellectual and cultural activities
Engage in the exploration of new ideas and understandings
Environmental well-being includes trying to live in harmony with the
Earth by understanding the impact of your interaction with nature and
your personal environment, and taking action to protect the world
around you. Protecting yourself from environmental hazards and
minimizing the negative impact of your behavior on environment.
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