When we think of wellness, different things come to mind for different people! You may instantly think of exercise or nutrition, while your neighbor may think of happiness or fulfillment. The beauty of our the concept of holistic wellness is that it is unique to each of us and we all have different recipes for our own personal wellness balance.
The Global Wellness Institute defines wellness as the active pursuit of activities, choices and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health.
Wellness wheels are one tool that can be used to outline various wellness areas. There is not a standard wellness wheel or number of wellness dimensions; wellness wheels can be customized to suit specific scenarios. Here is a general wellness wheel that outlines common wellness areas: