Well-Being Introduction - Dimensions of Wellness


This course introduces participants to the eight dimensions of wellness and the importance of a well-rounded balance of the dimensions to their personal well-being. Participants assess themselves in each dimension and develop an action plan to improve their well-being. Other courses and resources in the Steps to Leaps Well-Being pillar expand on concepts covered here.

Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of this course will prepare participants to:

  • Understand the eight co-dependent dimensions of well-being.
  • Assess their wellness in each of the eight dimensions.
  • Develop an action plan to balance their wellness in the different dimensions.

Resources and Materials

If you have trouble accessing these documents due to a disability, please contact stepstoleaps@purdue.edu.

Facilitator Instructions

Use this grab-and-go content with any class, organization or group where introducing participants to the basic concepts of well-being and how to live out the eight dimensions of wellness is applicable. The course is designed to take approximately 45-50 minutes. The course can be easily divided into a series of shorter segments if needed.

Below is the deliverable content for the pillar.

Course Outline

  1. Definition of Well-Being (TIME: 3 minutes)
  2. Eight Dimensions of Wellness (TIME: 10 minutes)
  3. Self-Assessment (TIME: 10-15 minutes)
  4. Reflection (TIME: 5 minutes)
  5. Action Plan (TIME: 15 minutes)