Your responses to these statements will help you identify gaps in your current approach to wellness. Your scores offer valuable feedback in your quest to live well longer.
Put a number on the line by each statement and add up your scores for each section (1 is low and 5 is high).
1 — Almost Never (less than 10% of the time)
2 — Occasionally (about 25% of the time)
3 — Often (about 50% of the time)
4 — Very Often (about 75% of the time)
5 — Almost Always (at least 90% of the time)
___I eat five or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily.
___I avoid eating processed foods high in fats, sodium and sugar.
___I do moderate exercise for at least 30 minutes 5 times a week.
___I do not drink more than 3 alcoholic beverages per week.
___I avoid tobacco products.
___I recognize my negative emotions, accept them and express them constructively.
___I do not blame others for my emotions.
___I laugh and have a sense of humor about the things that happen in my life.
___I move through emotional turmoil before I make decisions or take action.
___I have developed healthy habits to manage my emotions and stress—exercise, editate, breathing exercises, visualizations, support systems, etc.
___I recognize what is causing me stress and how it affects my body
___I approach situations with a curious, open mind.
___I challenge my negative thinking and replace it with positive thoughts and beliefs.
___I set realistic goals, develop strategies and take steps to accomplish them.
___I stimulate my brain by reading, playing games, doing puzzles or learning something new.
___I love and accept myself unconditionally.
___I feel abundant and filled with gratitude.
___I live a life filled with meaning and purpose based on my values.
___I approach situations in life with a sense of hope and optimism.
___I spend time daily in prayer, meditation and/or personal reflection.
___I treat others with respect and dignity.
___I receive help from others and reach out to others in need.
___I take time to enjoy my family and friends.
___I connect with people in my social networks—in person, phone and Internet.
___I participate in community, church, social or volunteer activities.
___I have set a pace for living that stretches and excites me without depleting me.
___I participate in activities that provide adventure, excitement, relaxation and/or fun.
___I manage my money in a way that eliminates financial stress.
___I enjoy the work I do (or enjoy retirement).
___I get pleasure from my home, work and community settings.
Put your total score for each wellness section in the listing below in order to identify your strengths and challenges:
This assessment spotlights the areas of wellness that impact the quality of your health and well-being. The concepts within the assessment are based on the current wisdom being validated through research by integrative wellness experts. The scores for each category are for informational purposes only. The concepts offer you action steps to get healthy, stay well and live longer.