Unser Wohl

Welcome to Unser Wohl, a wellbeing platform, where you can discover a range of wellbeing tips, guides, and personal journeys from us, our partners, and fellow practitioners. Here, you can information about how to improve your emotional, physical, and social wellbeing. Explore articles on healthy recipes, nutrition, weight loss, fitness, and financial habits, and browse our calendar of social events and more.

Balance Body & Mind

Research shows exercise boosts mood as your body pumps more oxygen to your brain, releasing endorphins that make you feel more positive. So find activities you enjoy and add to your daily routine, and start improving your physical and mental wellbeing.

Healthy Daily Life

Besides physical health, daily healthy habits that benefit your body can also have a positive ripple effect on your mind. For example, adding activities like gardening, walking, and biking to work to your daily routine could positively impact your physical and mental wellbeing.

Nutrition Strategies

Your dietary habits do not only affect your health but your mental space as well. Here you will find resources on plant-based diets, ways to limit alcohol consumption, sugar, coffee, and information on all the dietary choices that can affect your health, sleep, mental clarity, weight, and fertility.

Social Activities

A sense of belonging, strong social support, and positive relationships can increase your feeling of worth, happiness, and life satisfaction. Here you will discover social activities or hobbies that will allow you to make new connections and foster positive relationships.

Improve Your Wellbeing

Psychologist and author, Collett Smart talks about wellbeing.

Dimensions of Wellbeing









About Wellbeing

Wellbeing is not just the absence of illness. Wellbeing is the pursuit of continued growth and balance in all aspects of our lives. There are many iterations of dimensions of wellbeing, but research has found that a holistic integration of the following seven interconnected elements contributes to our sense of wellness or quality of life, allowing us to become the best kind of person that our potential, circumstances, and fate will allow:

Physical Wellbeing

Physical wellbeing encompasses a variety of healthy behaviors, including exercise, nutrition, and avoiding unhealthy habits such as drug use and alcohol abuse. Physical wellbeing can be achieved by:

Exercising daily.

Getting quality sleep.

Eating a healthy diet.

Monitoring caffeine, sugar, and alcohol intake.

Maintaining good personal hygiene.

Getting regular health checkups.

Psychological Wellbeing

Psychological wellbeing includes emotional and mental wellness and is intertwined with the other six dimensions of wellbeing. For example, emotional wellbeing encompasses optimism, self-esteem, self-acceptance, and the ability to feel and express human emotions—tips for achieving psychological wellbeing:

Connect with other people.

Build resilience.

Provide support to others.

Practice mindfulness.

Learn stress management techniques.

Learn to cope with loss.

Social Wellbeing

Social wellbeing is the ability to interact successfully with others and feel like a part of our global community. Positive social habits, including learning good communication skills and developing intimacy with others, can help you build a support network of friends and family members and stay healthier mentally and physically—tips for achieving social wellbeing:

Make connections.

Care for yourself as well as others.

Take part in community improvement activities.

Build healthy relationships.

Build strong emotional bond with your children.

Get to know your colleagues.

Environmental Wellbeing

Environmental wellbeing entails how you interact with your surrounding—home, work, neighborhood, and community. The sense of safety, comfort, and connection with your physical surroundings and living in harmony with the world can translate to environmental wellbeing—tips for achieving social wellbeing:

Demonstrating commitment to a healthy planet—Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

Conserve water and energy.

Maintain a toxin free home.

Stay safe in hot and cold weather seasons.

Be mindful of the air quality.

Reduce exposures to allergens.

Intellectual Wellbeing

The intellectual Dimension of wellbeing entails growing intellectually, maintaining curiosity, valuing lifelong learning, and being open to intellectual challenges. Engagement in creative and stimulating mental activities allows you to expand your knowledge and skills to discover and grow your potential—tips for achieving intellectual wellbeing:

Keep your brain active by reading, play games and doing puzzles.

Achieve personal growth by learning new skills.

Seek learning opportunities and stimulating mental activities.

Find ways to use creativity?

Expose yourself to new ideas, people, and beliefs that are different from your own.

Develop your own ideas, views, and opinions.

Spiritual Wellbeing

Spiritual wellbeing refers to the human need for meaning, purpose, and connection to something greater than oneself. You can find purpose, value, and meaning in your life with or without organized religion as long as you participate in activities consistent with your beliefs and values. Enhancing your sense of spiritual wellbeing can make you feel happier and more in control and helps you deal with stress more effectively—tips for achieving spiritual wellbeing:

Seek meaning and purpose in your life.

Connect with your faith community.

Connect with your culture.

Be inquisitive and curious.

Respect the values and beliefs of others.

Try yoga or Tai Chi to practice mindfulness.

Occupational Wellbeing

Occupational wellbeing involves contributing your skills and talents to work that provides personal satisfaction and life enrichment consistent with your values, goals, and lifestyle. Work satisfaction is related to your attitude about your work. Occupational wellbeing allows you to maintain a positive attitude and experience satisfaction and a sense of fulfillment—tips for achieving occupational wellbeing:

Find a career consistent with your personal values, passions and beliefs.

Develop functional, transferrable skills.

Participate in professional development activities.

Maintain a work-life balance that promotes health.

Foster a positive work environment.

Build relationships with your co-workers.

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