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Eight Dimensions of Wellbeing

Wellbeing Wheel
Wellbeing Wheel

How balanced is your wheel?

Do you have areas in which you answer "no"  to the questions below more than "yes"? These might be areas that are out of balance in your life. Let us help! Learn more about holistic wellbeing on this site, and consider scheduling a Wellbeing Consultation with an SCC Counselor!

1. Academic Wellbeing

  • Am I in college because I want to be, or because I feel like I should be?
  • Do I like being a student?
  • Am I proactive in seeking out support for my academic needs?
  • Do I see out ways to directly apply concepts I learn in the classroom?

2. Career Wellbeing

  • Do I like most of my major/program specific classes?
  • Am I motivated to find opportunities for exploring my Field of Interest (FOI)?
  • Do I feel confident about my post-college plans?
  • Do I feel able to create long-range goals about my future?

3. Emotional Wellbeing

  • Do I consider myself to be positive (most of the time)?
  • Do I cope with stress well?
  • Do I function independently, but know when I need to ask for help?
  • Do I take responsibility for my own behavior?

4. Environmental Wellbeing

  • Do I generally feel safe in the environments in which I live, work and go to school?
  • Am I aware of human impact on the environment?
  • Do I recycle, reduce and reuse?
  • Do I find time to spend outdoors in nature?

5. Financial Wellbeing

  • Do I have knowledge of resources that will help fund education and living expenses
  • Do I have the ability to maintain a balanced budget
  • Am I prepared for all expenses, including short-term, long-term, and emergencies
  • Do I understand how loans and interest rates work?

6. Physical Wellbeing

  • Am I exercising regularly?
  • Is my diet balanced?
  • Do I get 6-8 hours of sleep on average/night?
  • Do I practice moderation in all areas of my life?
  • Am I safe when it comes to my sexual interactions?

7. Social Wellbeing

  • Do I connect well with others and foster healthy friendships and relationships?
  • Can I communicate my feelings effectively?
  • Do I interact easily with people of different ages, backgrounds, races and lifestyles?
  • Do I do a good job at balancing time between responsibilities, relaxation and time with loved ones?

8. Spiritual Wellbeing

  • Do my decisions reflect my personal values and belief systems?
  • Do I feel like I have a sense of purpose in my life?
  • Am I open to experiencing new things?
  • Do I have a good understanding of where I fit into the world?

Holistic Wellbeing

If you feel your wheel is unbalanced and would like some balancing strategies, contact SCC Counseling at (480) 423-6524 or counseling@scottsdalecc.edu for a wellbeing consultation!