Steps to Achieving Personal Wellness

Personal wellness is a common goal that everyone shares. The concept seems lofty, but with the right mindset, anyone can achieve personal wellness.

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Traditionally, when we say wellness, it implies a certain freedom from disease or sickness. However, physical health is just one part of the wellness equation. True personal wellness encompasses the many aspects that make up your person—your physical wellness, emotional wellness, and social wellness.

Certain events often prompt us to renew our personal wellness goals, but how many of us manage to stick to these goals in the long run? More often than not our wellness goals are not realized because there is no plan to act on.

Here are some steps you can take to achieve your personal wellness goals:

  1. Create a personal definition of wellness. It all starts with knowing exactly what you want to achieve. What are the sustainable health and wellness changes that you want to make in your life? How do you picture wellness in your mind? A sample of a personal wellness goal could be, “My definition of wellness in the next six months is to lose weight by eating healthy and exercising regularly so I can be less at risk for heart-related diseases.”
  2. List your desired outcomes. With your definition of wellness, identify the points that you want to change. With the earlier example, your desired outcomes can be to follow a healthy meal plan, enrol for a yoga class, etc. These detailed steps will form daily habits that eventually become lasting lifestyle changes.
  3. Know your motivation. What is driving you to move towards your wellness goals? Does seeing a wellness coach motivate you to start living healthy? Whatever your motivations are, these will push you to continue striving towards your goal.
  4. Identify potential obstacles. The road to any goal is littered with obstacles and it is important to recognize what could stand between you and your wellness goal. If you tend to eat more when you’re depressed or if you’re prone to bouts of laziness, note these down.
  5. Develop strategies to conquer obstacles. After you’ve identified what can keep you from your goal, create and implement realistic strategies to help you overcome them. If you’re prone to stress-eating, keep healthy snacks within reach. If you have more energy in the morning, schedule your exercises during that time. Also know that the occasional mistake is okay. The important thing is that you get up, learn from the mistake, and stay on track.

 

Also remember that goals take time to achieve, so it is important to set the right pace for you. Keep evaluating your goals and strategies from time to time, and adjust accordingly. Keep these steps in mind, and you’ll be on the right track towards personal wellness.

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