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Today we will focus on the next two domains: Intellectual and Environment Wellness.
Intellectual wellness recognizes creative abilities, mental stimulation, exploration of new understandings, and seeking ways to expand knowledge and skills. Intellectual wellness challenges us to be open to new ideas, grow personally, develop new skills, and take advantage of new opportunities.
It’s common for us to associate school or formal education with intellectual wellness, but that is not the only way to fulfil this domain of wellness. I personally believe we should all commit to being “lifelong learners” but continuously learning, seeking, and gaining more knowledge and experiences.
What might self-care look like in the intellectual wellness domain?
Environmental wellness involves occupying pleasant and stimulating environments that support general well-being. Environmental wellness is two-fold: protecting yourself from environmental harm or hazards, and minimizing the negative impact of your behavior on the environment.
Environmental wellness can be understood on both a macro (nature/outdoor environment, global environment, etc.) and micro (your home/household environment) level. You can decide which level of environmental wellness is more appealing to you for your unique self-care routine.
What might self-care look like in the environmental wellness domain?
Now that you know about intellectual and environmental wellness, ask yourself the following questions for both domains:
Continue to keep these in mind because we will come back to it later in the week. Until tomorrow!
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