The term “Wellness” has become a buzzword often used to refer to physical well-being. It is used so often that its meaning is versatile, evolving and often quite personal.

But what does it mean to you?

From a holistic perspective, there are many aspects of wellness. Some refer to it as “living with balance”. But it could involve the following:

Emotional Wellness

This involves learning to decrease stress and become attentive to your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It involves cultivating an optimistic style of thinking and developing awareness and acceptance of your feelings as well as a capacity to manage them in a healthy way.

Physical Wellness

This involves decreasing stress as well as developing body awareness, eating healthy foods, developing personal responsibility for your own health, getting adequate sleep, nurturing and caring for your physical being, and engaging in physical activity.

Spiritual Wellness

This encourages discovering a sense of meaning and purpose and connection with something larger than you. It relates to the capacity of being able to balance your inner needs with the needs of the world.

Social Wellness

This involves creating positive and meaningful relationships, utilizing healthy communication skills, maintaining respect toward yourself and others, and creating a healthy support system.

Intellectual Wellness 

This encourages engaging in stimulating creative and mental activities and developing knowledge and skills. It involves discovering your potential for sharing your gifts with the world in meaningful ways.

Occupational Wellness

This emphasizes discovering your calling and engaging in work that is personally meaningful and consistent with your passion, values, and life purpose. It involves learning to balance work and leisure time.

Environmental Wellness

This encourages living in harmony with the natural world and understanding the impact of your interaction with nature and the environment. It also involves caring for your well-being by protecting yourself from environmental toxins and contributing to the well-being of the environment.

What is your idea of wellness? We would love to hear from you!

At Nakota Spa, it is our desire to bring out beauty from within through skin care treatments that work. We are passionate about helping you incorporate a skin care regime that ensures remarkable results for a lifetime. Contact us today for a free assessment – 613-761-8704.