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The programs and activities offered through Campus Wellness promote the holistic model of health described below. All programming is open to VSU faculty, staff and students unless a specific audience is advertised. Regular events include, but are not limited to:

Holistic model of health

Holistic Model

Holistic means the parts of a system are interrelated. Each part is related in such a way that their functioning is conditioned by their relationship with one another. Everything is interlinked. To live in a state of complete Wellness means all dimensions of your life must be healthy. The six dimensions of health are:

Physical
Developing healthy activities that benefit your body such as nutritious eating and exercise. It is taking care of your body.

Intellectual
Using your resources to expand your knowledge, to create, to become mentally stimulated.

Emotional
Focuses on taking care of yourself and developing ways to enhance your inner resources. It is paying attention to elements such as self-expression, stress reduction and relaxation.

Spiritual
Enhances the connection between your mind and body. It is personal growth.

Social
Developing healthy relationships with those around you. It is contributing to your community.

Occupational
Contributing in a work environment that accommodates each other's weaknesses and strengths in a healthy way.

Site Source For Model:
Dr. Bill Hettler
Co-Founder of the Board of Director of National Wellness Institute