Key Info for this Podcast:
10 Simple Steps to a Happier You
1. GIVING (Occupational dimension)
Do things for others.
2. RELATING (Social dimension)
Connect with people.
3. EXERCISING (Physical dimension)
Take care of your body.
4. APPRECIATING (Environmental dimension)
Notice the world around you.
5. TRYING OUT (Intellectual dimension)
Keep learning new things.
6. DIRECTION (All dimensions)
Have goals to look forward to.
7. RESILIENCE (Emotional dimension#1)
Find ways to bounce back.
8. EMOTION (Emotional dimension#2)
Take a positive approach.
9. ACCEPTANCE (Emotional dimension#3)
Be comfortable with who you are.
10. MEANING (Spiritual dimension)
Be part of something bigger.
It appears we are missing a step that maps on to financial wellness.
I’m proposing to add in Step 11. DOCUMENT (Financial dimension)
Track the areas of your life that you want to change. This may take the form of a journal for your thoughts, a financial budget, a weight log, food diary, etc. Embrace the adage “What gets measured gets managed.”
Important Links for Today’s Episode:
- The Salon article – https://www.success.com/10-simple-steps-to-a-happier-you/
- 8 Dimensions of Wellness – https://cpr.bu.edu/living-well/eight-dimensions-of-wellness/
- “What Gets Measured Gets Managed” – https://athinkingperson.com/2012/12/02/who-said-what-gets-measured-gets-managed/
If you are a recent college grad or faculty member that’s in recovery for mental health issues, I’d love to interview you about your goal achievement quest, the struggles/adversity you faced, as well the wellness strategies you used! I’m particularly interested in interviewing student entrepreneurs and those involved in mental health advocacy. There are a variety of ways to reach out.
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