Physical wellbeing involves moving your body through exercise, ensuring you have a balanced and nutritious diet, you are getting enough sleep and are practicing positive lifestyle choices. All of these contribute to taking care of your body and being physically healthy and well.
Emotional wellbeing involves the awareness, understanding, and acceptance of our feelings and having the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times. Being emotionally well doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re happy all the time. It is the strength to power through life challenges.
Social wellbeing involves the positive connection you have with friends, family, neighbours, work colleagues or anyone else who is important to you. You may have a large social network or just a few individual relationships.
Intellectual wellbeing means you actively seek out new learning opportunities. You stimulate your mind through creative hobbies, speak multiple languages, read books or participate in a club that enhances your intellectual interests.
Environmental wellbeing means you are taking care of your personal surroundings and your global environment. This means you recycle your household waste, de-clutter your home, participate in a group that supports your local area to be litter-free or help tackle climate change.
Financial wellbeing is about being in control of your day-to-day finances and having the financial freedom to make choices that allow you to enjoy life. You have a financial plan or a budget, so you are able to live within your means now and for future years.
Spiritual wellbeing is having a sense of meaningfulness in your life and knowing that you have a purpose to fulfil. There are many factors that play a part in this and this includes you own beliefs, values, morals and religious faith.
Sexual wellbeing is a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships which enables us to have safe sexual experiences by proactively engaging in health checks, seeking advice on contraception and the menopause, treatment for STIs and illnesses.