Physical Wellness

Physical wellness is more than just “working out.” It’s finding a physical activity that you enjoy, eating foods that nourish and sustain you, and taking care of yourself by getting sleep and not abusing drugs and alcohol.

Building Physical Wellness:

  • Participating in physical activity/exercise
  • Developing healthy eating habits
  • Taking personal responsibility for your own health care
  • Maintaining a regular sleep schedule
  • Understanding your limits and needs
  • Practicing safe sex
  • Maintaining relaxation time to help avoid stress

The physical benefits of looking good and feeling terrific most often lead to the psychological benefits of enhanced self-esteem, self-control, determination and a sense of direction.

Are you engaged in the process of Physical Wellness?

  • Do I avoid using tobacco products?
  • Do I get sufficient amount of sleep?
  • Do I have an established exercise routine?
  • Do I make educated decisions in regards to my sexual health?
  • Am I smart and safe when in the presence of drugs and alcohol?
  • Do I take time for myself?
  • Am I mindful of my eating habits?

If you answered "no" to any of the questions, it may indicate an area where you need to improve the state of your physical wellness.