What is one thing that gives you an immediate boost in your overall wellness?
Healthcare –Treatment and prevention of illnesses, injuries, or diseases to improve wellness Preventative Healthcare –Going to the doctor when you are well to help you stay healthy; involves getting an annual physical exam, regular check-ups, and screenings for conditions such as vision or hearing loss
Taking care of yourself
Physical Wellness: The ability to maintain a healthy quality of life that allows us to get through our daily activities without undue fatigue or physical stress. Mental Wellness: The ability to realize our own abilities, cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively, and make a contribution to our community. Emotional Wellness: The ability to understand our feelings and express them in appropriate ways. Social Health –Aspect of health that involves interacting and getting along with others in positive and healthy ways
What is the most important part of your wellness routine?
- Eating a good breakfast
- taking a walk
- making the bed in the morning
- not hitting the snooze button
- drinking water
Studies show that people who practice yoga regularly experience improved fitness levels and mental wellbeing. Exercising can reduce stress hormones and increase endorphins, which are brain chemicals that make you feel happy. Meditation is a great way to relax your body and mind and can help reduce stress.
Write: What do you think is the most important aspect of personal wellness?
- taking a walk
- creating "me" time
- eating healthy
- having friends
With a partner write: What are some ways that we can enhance our physical, mental, and emotional wellness?
How can you improve your mental health?
- Learn new skills
- Be in the present
- Connect with people
- Find a purpose
How does nature vs. nurture affect who we become as a person?
They have the same DNA so, that would make them the same no matter what, right? Biologically they are identical. Would they... talk the same way? Weigh the same? Be the same height? laugh the same way? both have freckles? walk the same way?
Identical Twins...are they the same?