Interested in improving your wellness? This tip sheet provides a list of the Eight Dimensions of Wellness, as well as sample activities that can be done to improve wellness in each area. In addition, there is some explanation as to why these activities actually matter and proof of their ability to create subtle transformations in your life.

Emotional Wellness

Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships.

Improve Your Emotional Wellness

Stop and take a moment to look up at the stars or take in the beauty of a flower. Be awe-inspired.


This might sound basic, but a study found that awe, measured in two different ways, was the strongest predictor of lower levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines. What are pro-inflammatory cytokines? These cytokines are proteins that contribute to the operation of neurotransmitters in the brain; and increased production of these proteins is associated with stress and depression.[1] 

Environmental Wellness

Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being.

Improve Your Environmental Wellness

Set aside time to enjoy nature. If you can, try planting a garden or taking a walk in the woods. Live in an urban environment? Stroll through a nearby park.