Dr. Ja’net Bishop Nesbit
Inspirational Speaker & Creator of Boots to Breakthrough
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The Best of Your Life!
The way to live an abundant life is to first reflect on the inner peace, joy, and vision before looking outward.
Meet Dr. Ja’net
Wellness | Speaker | Veteran
Introducing: The 8 Dimensions of Wellness
Wellness is an ongoing process and a life-long journey, not a one-time event. A Certified Personal & Executive Coach, Dr. Ja’net Bishop is purposeful about serving others through life and wellness coaching. Along with other resources in her company Boots to Breakthrough LLC, she encourages and supports people in taking action on all eight interconnected dimensions of wellness in order to build everyday habits through self-care, and improve quality of life. It may also help individuals live longer, manage current health conditions, and support recovery from grief, illness, transitional stages in life, and addiction.
Spiritual wellness is defined as expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life, including one’s morals and ethics. It may or may not involve religious activities.
Goals for your Spiritual Wellness
- Explore and clarify your personal values
- Become aware of how values develop and change from life experiences
- Search for meaning in your own life
- Develop integrity by acting in ways that are consistent with your values
Social wellness is defined as developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system within your personal and/or professional relationships.
Goals for your Social Wellness
- Develop the ability to create and maintain close friendships
- Feel comfortable interacting with diverse individuals and groups
- Become aware of your responsibilities for the welfare of different communities
- Understand and accept those with a different life experience, etc.
- Work toward becoming a responsible citizen
Physical wellness consists of recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep, as well as preventing illness and injury or managing chronic health conditions.
Goals for your Physical Wellness
- Understand how and why your body works
- Feel comfortable with your physical appearance
- Develop well-balanced and healthy eating habits
- Become aware of how a lack of sleep, stress, and non-activity affect your body
- Become aware of how food, beverages, drugs, chemicals, additives, and caffeine affect your body
- Engage in regular movement to improve flexibility, strength, aerobic, and cardiovascular health
- Develop and cultivate leisure activities
- Seek medical care when needed for illness, injury and preventative care
Intellectual wellness is defined as recognizing one’s creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills.
Goals for your Intellectual Wellness
- Strive to be open to new experiences and ideas in all areas of your life
- Develop a love for learning and philosophy for “life-long learning”
- Expand your ability to create, develop, analyze, critique, concentrate, understand, evaluate, problem solve, predict, comprehend, etc.
- Feel competent in intellectual and academic activities by improving your skills in academics, studying, time management, stress management, note taking, listening, and public speaking.
Emotional wellness is defined as coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships.
Goals for your Emotional Wellness
- Become more aware of your feelings and accept them as valid indicators of what you are experiencing
- Develop the ability to experience and appropriately express a wide range of emotions such as humor, joy, fear, anger, frustration, appreciation, sadness, etc.
- Develop assertiveness and confrontation skills
- Develop positive feelings about yourself by instituting a healthy self-esteem and self-concept
- Develop the skills to handle stress, irritations, crises, etc.
- Develop, establish, and maintain intimate and loving relationships
Occupational (vocational) wellness is defined as gaining personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work, whether that be academic work while in school, college, or a job.
Goals for your Occupational Wellness
- Increase your awareness of the wide variety of major/career opportunities available to you
- Challenge societal sex role and other barriers that limt major/career choices
- explore your interests, skill, and values and needs and how they relate to major/career choice
- Choose a direction that reflects your values, preferences, interests and skills
- understand the relationship between your career choice and other parts of your life such as with your family, spouse/partner, leisure activities, friends
- Develop effective job-related skills in assertiveness, confrontation, feedback, time management, active listening, motivation, etc.
- Understand how many people change their career directions many times throughout their lives
Environmental wellness is defined as occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being.
Goals for your Environmental Wellness
- Become aware of how your external environment affects you
- Redesign your environments to more effectively support and reinforce your needs
- Be concerned about the future of the local, national and world ecology and climate
- Minimize your contribution to the destruction of the outdoor environment
Financial wellness is defined as satisfaction with current and future financial situations.
Goals for your Financial Wellness
- Learning how to gain control of your finances so they work for you
- Understanding how to manage a budget, credit cards, checking and savings accounts, investments, retirement funds, etc.
- Handling finances without too much stress
- Setting and making progress toward your short- and long-term goals
- Not spending too much time and effort handling your finances
- Know the resources available to you to help if you are experiencing a financial issue scuh as food insecurity, homelessness, economic crisis, or financial management