NMCC - Wellness Categories


  • Wellness is a multidimensional ever evolving process dealing with a person’s “wellbeing.”
  • It includes physical, emotional, spiritual, social, psychological, intellectual, occupational, and environmental wellbeing.
  • Without balance within these various components of wellness “wellbeing” cannot be achieved. 

Physical Wellbeing 
  • Physical activity including cardiovascular training, strength training, and flexibility conditioning.
  • Recognizing illnesses, seeking medical care when necessary, and maintaining health screening schedules.
  • Making healthy choices:  nutrition, not smoking, using your seatbelt, using helmets and other protective gear. 

Emotional Wellbeing
  • Recognize and accept we all have a wide range of feelings.
  • Be true to your feelings.
  • Strive to be positive and optimistic.
  • Take ownership of your actions.

Spiritual Wellbeing  
  • Make choices in your life that fit with your values and add to the purpose of your life.
  • Actions in our lives that help us to reach a state of harmony and balance with ourselves and our relationships with others.

Social Wellbeing
  • Pursue harmony within your family.
  • Strive to be engaged.
  • Be involved with others that support your interests.
  • Being a positive contributor to your community by volunteering.

Psychological Wellbeing  
  • Participate in activities that will aid in reducing stress in your life.
  • If you need professional help, seek out assistance, do not let the stigma of mental illness be a barrier.
  • Do not use drugs or alcohol to deal with loses or stress.
  • Do get plenty of sleep, proper nutrition, and be active.

Intellectual Wellbeing
  • Engage in activities that stimulate your mind and your creativity.
  • Identify problems and seek solutions using your intellect.
  • Being a productive member of society.

Occupational Wellbeing
  • Choose work activities that compliment your skills, talents, and interests.
  • Follow a career path that is compatible with your personal values.
  • Choose work that provides you with personal stimulation, satisfaction and enjoyment.
  • Balance your work time and your leisure time.
  • Recognize activities you do during your work can contribute to an injury.

Environmental Wellbeing
  • Recycle, conscientiously conserve energy, do not leave the water running, use reusable shopping bags.
  • Commit to being a good steward of the environment.



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