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Finding balance: Six dimensions of wellness that you should be paying attention to

The National Wellness Institute has developed and promoted the Six Dimensions of Wellness: emotional, occupational, physical, social, intellectual and spiritual. The dimensions represent a way to find a holistic sense of wellness and fulfillment in each and every day.

Although the use and definition of the term “wellness” has been applied in many capacities and instances, the National Wellness Institute has determined that wellness is “an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence.”

We’ll break down the dimensions of wellness for you, and provide tangible examples and steps you can take to achieve wellness in different areas of life.

“Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind, and a tranquil spirit. Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness.” –Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu

A little reading: Her Story of Success favorites

Whether it’s on your front porch or at the beach, everyone loves a good read. With COVID-19 keeping most of us indoors or driving us to a beach vacation, consider some of our Her Story of Success team favorites for your next read.

Leisse Wilcox: Creating a Work-Life Blend

Leisse Wilcox writes about the importance of creating a work-life blend by establishing routine, setting boundaries and taking time for yourself.

Apps We’re Loving During COVID-19

While COVID-19 has drastically changed the way we all live, work and interact with each other, there are so many great tools to help us get through this difficult time. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite apps that are helping us stay healthy and sane during this pandemic.

Homeschooling During COVID-19: Advice from Seasoned Homeschool Moms

Parenting under normal circumstances is already plenty of work, but with schools cancelled because of coronavirus, many parents are also scrambling to make sure their kids stay busy and keep up with their learning.

Gratitude: Good for Mind and Body

Expressing gratitude consistently in your life increases your positive emotions and has effects on your overall health and relationships. An article from Berkeley refers to gratitude as social emotion, used to connect with those around us.