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What is Wellness? 

circular graphic with words- emotional, physical, social, occupational, environmental, intellectual, spiritualWellness is an active process that allows people to make positive choices in creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It includes a positive approach to life and health that helps to maximize the individual's potential. A personal wellness lifestyle is associated with good physical health, emotional and spiritual stability, improved personal relationships, as well as increased satisfaction and joy.

Physical Wellness

We’ve got what it takes to help you stay healthy and fit.

Social Wellness

Looking for something to do?

Emotional Wellness

Take care of you.

  • Learn a new relaxation technique to use when you are stressed.
  • Take 10 minutes each day to unplug from phones, social media and your computer.
  • Make time to listen, not compete, with your friends. Choose to get involved on campus.
  • Learn about healthy relationships.

Spiritual Wellness

Make meaning out of life.

  • Try a yoga class.
  • Schedule some “me” time with meditation.
  • Find a faith community that is a fit for you or check out Oasis-Kansas City.

Occupational Wellness

Bring value to your work.

Community and Environmental Wellness

Make campus your home away from home and contribute positively to the environment.

  • Visit the MCC Carter Art Center.
  • Join campus organizations that participate in community service activities.

Intellectual Wellness

Knowledge is power.

  • Visit a campus library.
  • Participate in a workshop, training and/or tutoring program.
  • Take a service-learning course or a learning community.

Source: http://www.iona.edu/Student-Life/Health-Wellness-Safety/Wellness-Programs/Wellness-Defined.aspx

Last Modified: 6/14/16