Personal Shaviour Change: Personal Wellness And Behavior Change

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The main concept, or topics of this paper is personal wellness and behaviour change. It will explore the seven dimensions of health, and the negative and the positives of each one. The paper will show how one dimension of health affects another dimension. For behaviour change there will be topics including the, barriers, stages, and health behaviors for change. As well it will be discussed about the two personal goals each student was to make at the beginning of the course, and show the plan in which they went by and how they assessed themselves. Showing the challenges one may have trying to achieve these goals, and strategies to overcome each one is another topic discussed. Some of the topics discussed are related to personal opinions with…show more content…
3). The seven dimensions are: Physical, Social, Intellectual, Occupational, Emotional, Environmental and Spiritual. Physical health is the literal physical aspects of a person. For example, characteristics physically such as body size and body functioning. The ability to perform activities in people’s daily lives, such as getting out of bed and bending to the shoes are also examples of physical health (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 3). To up keep physical health people must keep track of dietary intake, sleep, alcohol, tobacco intake and keep physically active (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 3). For social health, it is the capacity for satisfying interpersonal relationships, interacting with other, and other social situations (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 4). This dimension of health is based on the day to day socialism each person has towards other people, or the environment. To keep healthy in this dimension one must be both a better listener and communicator and speaker. Following the saying, “Think before you speak” will help with social…show more content…
4). Being able to learn from both success and failure is an important aspect of this health dimension (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 4). Having good intellectual health would be to learn from mistakes, manage time and make good choices (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 4). Occupational health refers to one career and career development (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 4). This dimension of health is how wells someone is able to manage their career with aspects other than work in life. This includes leisure time, and family/friends. To keep a good occupational health, people should choose a career they like rather than just working for a paycheck (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 4). Emotional health refers to ones feelings (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 4). This dimension of health includes feeling of self-esteem, self-confidence and self-efficacy (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 4). Also feelings toward trust, love and others are a part of this dimension (Donatelle & Kolen-Thompson, 2013, p. 4). To have good emotional health people should learn to express those emotions, and limit the worry, or stress while being ok to change

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