Which areas of your wellbeing could you improve?

Wellness is about being in good physical and mental health. There are a number of dimensions of wellness which are all interconnect, so problems in one area will affect the others too. 

Assessing and improving your wellness needs can help prevent future physical and mental health problems by helping you to make healthier choices and habits part of your everyday life. Wellness is not the absence of illness or stress, so you can strive for wellness even when there are challenges in your life. 

Answer the following short questions to discover which areas of your wellbeing you could improve upon. The two highest scoring areas of your wellbeing will be highlighted at the end of the quiz. 

I am able to analyse, sythesise and see more than one side of an issue
I keep up to date with current affairs, locally, nationally and internationally
I am able to ask for/seek emotional help when I need it, from friends, family or professionals
I enjoy attending special lectures, plays, cultural events, musical performances, and visiting museums, galleries and/or libraries
I find healthy and effective ways to cope with stress (eg: exercise, relaxation, social support)
I am aware of the risks to my wellbeing in my environment and make adjustments to my lifestyle accordingly (eg: personal safety, travel health, around the home)
I maintain healthy eating patterns (including 5 portions of fresh fruits and vegetables daily)
I am able to speak freely and comfortably about my personal values and beliefs
I am accepting of the diversity of others (eg: race, gender, religion, ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity)
I maintain a network of supportive friends/family/social contacts
I am developing the necessary skills to achieve my career goals (eg: academic progress, interview skills, CV preparation, applying for courses)
I have enough money to manage my basic living needs whilst a student
I budget my spending each week or month
I enjoy spending time outdoors with nature
I do not use or I avoid harmful use of drugs (including tobacco, cannabis, excessive alcohol etc)
My academic course/future career plans are consistent with my values
I walk, cycle or use public transport
I feel like I belong to a community or group
I have developed a financial plan for my university career
I see challenges and change as an opportunity for personal growth
I believe my life is meaningful and has direction
I manage my time effectively and achieve a good balance between university and leisure time
I get an average of 7-9 hours sleep daily
My decisions and actions in life reflect my personal morals and ethics
I reduce, recycle and reuse
I exercise for 20-30 minutes at least three times per week
I have a good understanding of where I fit into the world
I am able to cope with feelings of sadness and worry
I have explored different academic/career options and have made long term plans

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