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Eight Dimensions of Wellness: Physical


Here are some easy suggestions to address aspects of your physical wellness:

●    Exercise

○      Suggested: 30 mins of moderate exercise daily (minimum of 5 days/week, ideally 6-7

days/week!) 

○     Create a routine of varied activities (aerobic, strengthening, stretching!)

○     Have family or friends join, you are more likely to continue with social support! 



●    Hydrate

○      Drink ~13 cups of water per day, more or less depending on your size (men need more

than women, generally....) and how warm it is when you exercise.

○      Pack/bring a water bottle when you exercise!

                                                           

●    Healthy Diet

○     Make healthy food choices like fruits, vegetables, whole grains,

lean meats, and low-fat dairy products

****Shoot for 5 servings of fruits/veggies a DAY! “Eat the rainbow”****



●    Rest

Get adequate REST, suggested amounts: 

○      Adults:  7 hours  per night.

○      Kids:  9–12 hours  per night.

○     Teens: 8–10 per night



●    Disease Prevention   

○      Visit your physician for an annual exam

○      Quit or diminish unhealthy behaviors

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