DEFINITION OF PHYSICAL WELLNESS
People experiencing wellness in the physical dimension work toward investing time each week in the pursuit of endurance, flexibility and strength. Physical wellness involves taking responsibility and care for minor illness and also knowing when professional medical attention is necessary. Physical wellness includes being able to monitor one's own vital signs whether perceived or measured. Physical wellness entails an understanding of the relationship between sound nutrition and the functioning of the body. Included in physical wellness is an awareness of the body's true identity, depth of feelings, tension patterns, reactions, balance and harmony. The body is recognized as a formal expression of physiological development and personal evolution.