Spiritual Wellness

Spiritual Wellness

The process of self-understanding, based on a set of beliefs, principles or values that give guidance to one's actions.  Such wellness can cultivate a sense of direction, thankfulness or appreciation for life.

Definition

The sun represents the beginning and end of a day; a reflection of a source of growth and vitality. 

Examples may include, but are not limited to:

  • Compassion for others
  • A sense of meaning and purpose
  • A sense of belonging to something greater than oneself
  • Time for reflection and relaxation
  • Value system, may be based on religious beliefs and practices; atheism or agnosticism

Wellness Pulse Check:

Are you engaged in the process of Spiritual Wellness?

Evaluate your own spiritual wellness with this brief quiz.

  • Do I make time for relaxation in my day?
  • Do my beliefs/principles/values guide my decisions and actions?
  • Do I feel a sense of direction in my life?
  • Do I feel a sense of thankfulness or appreciation for what I have?
  • Am I accepting of the views of others?
If you answered "No" to any of the questions, it may indicate an area where you need to improve the state of your spiritual wellness.