Wellness at WSU
Having high self-esteem, confidence, satisfying relationships, a
support network and staying optimistic and enthusiastic about life is
key to living a healthy lifestyle. Accepting one’s feelings helps us to
understand more about ourselves and others.
Learning and contributing to the health of the planet and a
sustainable lifestyle are elemental to a healthy balance in life.
Recognizing our responsibility for the quality of the air, water, and
the land is the major step to creating a better world. Making a positive
impact on our environment, be it our homes, our communities or our
planet makes our lives better.
Encouraging creative and stimulating mental activity keeps us better fit for the world. Getting the most out of classes and education by asking questions, being open to new ideas, learning new skills and studying effectively helps to keep us attuned to the world around us.
Finding personal fulfillment and satisfaction from our jobs or
our chosen career fields while maintaining balance in our lives is an
essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Positively impacting the
organizations we work in and society as a whole through our careers
helps ourselves and improves the lives of others.
Achieving optimal physical wellness by eating well, exercising, avoiding harmful habits, getting enough sleep, recognizing the signs of disease, getting regular physical exams and taking steps to prevent injury are all part of an important facet of a maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Having a supportive social network, contributing to society,
valuing cultural diversity and having positive interactions with those
around you keep us happy, healthy and point us toward the right
directions in life.
Possessing a set of guiding beliefs, principles, or values that give meaning and purpose to life is an important part of one’s character. Possessing the capacity to love, have compassion for others and lead a life that is in harmony with oneself and the others around you helps you to live a better life as well as improving the lives of those around you.