Spiritual Wellness

First, spiritual wellness does not mean religious. Many people are religious and find a lot of fulfillment and community by belonging to and identifying with a particular religious tradition. Spiritual wellness is more about the feeling of fulfillment and understanding that a person has due to activities which help give meaning to life. Spiritual wellnessContinue reading “Spiritual Wellness”

Why Eight Domains?

Mental health is about a lot more than just having the ability to manage emotions and utilize coping skills. Mental health requires overall wellness. So what is wellness? SAMHSA defined wellness in terms of quality of life and the ability to pursue goals. They broke wellness into eight dimensions: physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, environmental, financial,Continue reading “Why Eight Domains?”