Reflection On Mental Wellness

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Mental: Mental wellness 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. While participating in class discussion I felt my mental health getting stronger because I was learning about other people 's lives and experiences. The more we talked about certain topics that were relatable to a typical college student, the more perspective I obtained about underage drinking, short and long distance relationships, and hardships of living in different areas. Gaining various perspectives is key to my dimensions of wellness. To open up mentally and accept diverse information opens up many unknown doors. I considered my mental…show more content…
Optimal physical wellness is developed through the combination of beneficial physical activity/exercise and healthy eating habits. Elemental components of physical wellness include building muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular strength and endurance and flexibility. I am, have been, and will always be a physically fit individual. Before this class I already took into account physical and nutritional input. However, we did discuss calories, fats, carbohydrates, and other nutrition facts when it came to living a physically healthy lifestyle. It is important to know how nutrition affects our performance in regular daily activities. We had to research our top 2 restaurants and calculate how much of our daily calories was used from one meal. I was not shocked. Personally my body needs about 850 calories per meal and I was recommended over 3000 calories a day from MyFitnessPal.com. Taking an interest in your personal health will make your life better and longer. Feeling and looking good help with other dimensions of health, especially emotional, mental, social, and environmental. What is important is, “Look good, feel good”. Keeping up with your physical and nutritional wellness will help you accomplish

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