Wellness

Wellness is simply the state of being in good health! Yet that term covers much ground – often described by seven dimensions of wellness: Physical, Emotional, Intellectual, Social, Spiritual, Environmental, and Occupational.

Wellness matters because everything we do and every emotion we feel relates to our well-being. It it is important for everyone to achieve optimal wellness in order to subdue stress, reduce the risk of illness and ensure positive interactions.

Here we follow the concept that wellness is a process of supporting, training, and encouraging others in the pursuit of well-being in all dimensions of a person’s life.

Talk to your physician about starting any new physical activity or fitness routine, change of diet, or other aspects of lifestyle management. As with all TalkingHealthAndWellness content, this information is for educational purposes only and not medical advice.

Wellness

The Power of Connection: How To Deal With Loneliness

Craving more companionship in your daily life? You’re not alone. More than half of U.S. adults are lonely — and that number was rising even before the COVID-19 pandemic.1 It’s become such a problem that Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, has declared an “epidemic of loneliness.”2 And that lack of social connection is harming people’s physical, mental, and social health.

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7 Ways to Support a Depressed Friend

Few things in life are more painful than the feeling of helplessness we experience when a friend sinks into a serious depression. If only we could say exactly the right words or do just the right thing, could we lift them out of their emotional darkness? Dealing with someone who is suffering from major depression can be scary, frustrating and alienating. So what’s the best approach?

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