Decades of research and experience has shown that recovery is possible through individual, family, and community support. Wellness in Recovery (WinR) is committed to bringing people in recovery, families, and peer support providers the education, resources, tools and opportunities to enhance wellness in the 8 dimensions. We are committed to creating intentional communities for people in recovery, families and peer support providers so they can access tools, and information to empower one another to create a wellness lifestyle.
The 8 Dimensions of Wellness
Wellness is a conscious, deliberate process that requires being aware of and making choices for a more satisfying lifestyle.
Take the Wellness Inventory Quiz
This revised Wellness Inventory will help you think about what you are doing now in terms of your wellness habits. This inventory gives you a way of thinking about what you are doing and how you are feeling. When you read each item, think about the things you are doing now for your personal wellness. Answer each item in a way that best captures how often the statement is true for you. There are no right or wrong answers.
This inventory will give you a chance to look at your typical day and week. It may help you think about what you might want to strengthen or improve in your life.
Spotlight: Physical Wellness
Pause and Breathe
Take several deep breaths
Focus on Sleep
- Establish a sleep routine
- Get up and walk
- Move your arms (even for just a few minutes)
Eliminate Harmful Substances
- Cut down or quit