Physical Wellness

Wellness Wheel

Physical Wellness involves attending to the needs of your body through physical activity, good nutrition, sleep, and cultivating healthy habits.

Expressions of Physical Wellness

  • Consuming foods that positively contribute towards a healthier lifestyle.
  • Taking part in physical activities on a regular basis; a moderate level of exercise for a minimum of 2.5 hours per week is a good goal to set.
  • Attending regular preventative check-ups such as physicals, sexual health screenings, eye, and dental exams.
  • Limiting your consumption of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol.
  • Getting the sleep your body needs; approximately 8 hours of sleep a night is recommended.

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