1. Physical Health
Physical health doesn’t only refer to the state of the organism but also to the way it reacts to diseases. To maintain a good physical condition – physical health – it is important to adopt a lifestyle that offers physical welfare. For example, avoiding cigars and alcohol consumption and moderate alimentation are just a few of the habits which ensure a durable physical health.
2. Intellectual Health
The intellect, an important aspect of the mental area, which contributes to taking big decisions, plays a crucial role in the state of health and welfare of an individual. Even if the intellectual possibilities vary from one person to another, everybody is capable of learning how to gain and evaluate information, to choose between alternatives and make decisions regarding diverse problems, including health.
3. Emotional Health
On the whole, the quality of a person’s health reflects his emotions, his feelings for himself as for others. Emotional health includes the understanding of emotions and knowing how to deal with daily problems, stress and the capacity to study, to work or fulfill efficient activities with joy.
Social health refers to the ability of accomplishingour roles in life. We may be sons or daughters, parents, husbands, friends or just citizens, but we must play these roles in an efficient and comfortable manner, with pleasure, without disturbing the social ecological climate or other people’s rights. Each of these roles assumes different responsibilities and risks. All of them claim an efficient communication of the type: offer and demand.
5. Spiritual Health
Another dimension of health is spirituality, that feeling or experience which harmonizes the behavior and the fundamental values of an individual.
To maintain our health, we must pay attention to these five dimensions.