Reflection Paper On Wellness

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I never really knew how to deal with my wellness or the 7 aspects of health until entering this class. I knew about 3-4 of my 7 health components, but I never took it as seriously as I should have. Mental, emotional and physical health are the ones that remain at the top of my list as the most important, I learned more about those 3 out of 7 components of my wellness. There are more components that make up my wellness, and I have learned so much more than I expected when taking this class. A lot of the health factors for my overall wellness will pretty much be the same number, but have very different meanings on why I rated myself that way.
The first one that I knew, and know pretty well, is physical health. For physical health, I gave myself
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I rated myself a 3 out of 4 for a couple of reasons. One of the reasons I did not give myself a 4 is because I suffer from a learning disability and bad anxiety. The learning disability affects how much I pay attention in class, to friends, family, everything. It gets hard for me to pay attention, especially towards the end of the school year because of all the anticipation people start to get when summer is almost here. Mental health also means a lot to me because my grandma on my mother’s side suffers from bipolar disorder and so does my uncle from that side, and my great grandmother that is my grandmother’s mother had bipolar and depression, which eventually led to my great grandmother’s suicide. Giving myself a 3 out of 4 is not that bad, but the learning disability I suffer from keeps me from achieving my goal of being good and healthy in my mental …show more content…
I rated myself a 3 for many reasons. One reason is that I can be irrational when it comes to an argument or discussion I am having with friends or family. Another reason is that I bottle up my emotions all the time and every once in a great while, I will lash out all of the emotions I kept to myself onto someone else. I do apologize and own up to the mistakes I made when I was upset, and I make sure to include the person I had gotten mad or upset to on why I reacted the way I did. Dealing with emotions has always been harder for me because a lot of people expect me to open up to them on how I am feeling in certain situations, but it is harder since I normally just keep them to myself. I also don’t lash out on anyone as harshly or have any big blowups anymore and I am able to control how to deal with situations where people bring up something from the past and bring up emotions I haven’t faced in a really long

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