Dimensions of Wellness

Dimensions of Wellness


Learning about the different Dimensions of Wellness can help you find ways to make wellness a part of your everyday life. They each play an active role in your health and well-being.

Click on the headings below to learn more about each dimension as well as specific ways to enhance your well being at SJSU.


Physical WellnessPhysical Wellness

Caring for your body in order to stay healthy now and in the future.


Social WellnessSocial Wellness

Maintaining and developing strong friendships and intimate relationships.


Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

Managing your emotions in a constructive way; understanding and respecting your own feelings, values and attitudes; appreciating the feelings of others.


Occupational Wellness

Occupational Wellness

Developing a sense of your strengths and values for your career and maintaining a balanced life. 


Multicultural WellnessMulticultural Wellness

Being aware and respectful of your own cultural background and the culture of others. 


Environmental WellnessEnvironmental Wellness

Awareness of how you and the environment impact each other and a commitment to a healthy planet.


Spiritual Wellness

Spiritual Wellness

Finding purpose, value and meaning in your life with or without organized religion.


Intellectual Wellness

Intellectual Wellness

Growing intellectually, maintaining a curiosity about all there is to learn.