Definition of Wellness
"The quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially. as the result of deliberate effort".
Wellness is generally referenced to a “state of well-being,” which is vague, to say the least. Also frequently seen is a “state of acceptance or satisfaction with our present condition.”
Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more successful existence.
Process means that improvement is always possible
Aware means that we are continuously seeking more information about how we can improve.
Choices means that we consider a variety of options and select those in our best interest.
Success is determined by each individual to be their collection of life accomplishments.
Wellness is multidimensional,the most commonly described sub-dimensions are the following:
Please contact our local Health Promotion office for assistance with gaining a state of wellness.
Garrison Petawawa Health Promotion
613-687-5511 ext 4685