Total Wellbeing

Total Wellbeing

March 26, 2019 Culture of Health 0

The World Health Organization (WHO), describes Health as a: “State of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”

What is total wellbeing and how can we achieve it? The following research and resources will explain the construct of Physical, Mental, Emotional and Environmental Health and how all components are interconnected.

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Healthy Eating Plate – Harvard

The Healthy Eating Plate, created by experts at Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School, points consumers to the healthiest choices in the major food groups

Physical Activity and Exercise

In addition to eating high-quality foods, physical activity can help you reach and maintain a health and wellbeing.

6 Exercises for Positive Emotions: Start Your Upward Spiral Today

Over the past few years, many researchers have found new and scientifically proven ways to increase positive emotions and well-being.

 Positive Emotions Open Our Mind

Dr. Barbara Fredrickson discusses how positive emotions broaden our awareness of the world, allowing us to become more in tune with the needs of others.

 “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”

Bestselling Author Dr. Angela Duckworth visited Google’s office in NYC to discuss her book, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” with Ben Fried, Google’s CIO and Site Lead in NYC.

The Happy Secret to Better Work

Shawn Achor is an American author, and speaker known for his advocacy of positive psychology. He authored The Happiness Advantage and founded GoodThink, Inc.

Mindfulness in Education: 31+ Ways of Teaching Mindfulness in Schools

One of the reasons for the popularity of mindfulness is its simplicity. It is easy (relatively, anyway), inexpensive, and can be practiced by anyone at any time.

The Power of believing that you can improve

Carol S. Dweck is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Dweck is known for her work on the mindset psychological trait. She has taught at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford University faculty in 2004

Active-Constructive Responding

Research by Gable and colleagues (2004) has shown that sharing personal positive events with others is associated with increased daily positive affect and well-being.

More information will follow shortly

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