Holistic approach health and wellbeing is actually an approach to life. Many of us grew up thinking that to be healthy just means "not being sick".
Wellbeing isn't just about being happy, wealthy/successful or in good physical health/wellness. It is about a combination of our love for what we do each day, the security of our finances, the quality of our relationships, the vibrancy of our physical health and our role and contribution to communities (Rath & Harter 2010)
SAMHSA's Eight Dimensions of Wellness program prootes whole-person wellness in by focusing on eight key aspects of a person's life that contribute to their overall well-being.
Coping effectively with events that occur in life and creating satisfying relationship.
Addressing physical needs with proper nutrition, sleep and physical activity.
Being able to meet current and future financial goals.
Finding use for creative abilities, knowledge and skills.
Satisfaction in what one does for a living that gives them a sense of purpose and offers them an opportunity for growth.
Addressing the need for a pleasant, stimulating environments that promote daily wellness.
Creating a support system with others that fosters a sense of belonging and connection.
Finding a sense of meaning and pupose in life.