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Strengths and Troubles TM and Goal Hero TM.


Wellness Dimensions


Eight dimensions of wellness are featured in Strengths and Troubles and Goal Hero. Making them part of daily life can improve mental and physical health for people with mental and/or substance use disorders.


General Information
Information about all eight dimensions.
Emotional Wellness
Listening to your feelings and coping effectively with life.
Environmental Wellness
Occupying safe, pleasant and stimulating surroundings that support well-being.
Financial Wellness
Understanding your finances, establishing good money habits and planning for the future.
Intellectual Wellness
Expanding your knowledge and creativity, staying curious and open to new ideas.
Occupational Wellness
Finding personal satisfaction and engagement in your work, school or volunteering.
Physical Wellness
Maintaining a healthy body with healthy eating, exercise, sleep and appropriate health care.
Social Wellness
Developing a sense of belonging, connecting with a reliable support system and creating satisfying relationships.
Spiritual Wellness
Discovering what values and beliefs are important to your sense of purpose and meaning in life.
Tools


Online resources for the 'tools you could use' on the Troubles cards in Strengths and Troubles.


Animal Videos
These will cheer you up.
Breathing
Over-worked, under-slept, and feeling pressure like whoa? There are plenty of ways to find calm—without investing in a 90-minute massage. Turns out all you need is a pair of healthy lungs, your breath, and 10 minutes or less.
Clothing
What we wear affects the way we feel.
Exercise
Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.
Finances
Hate the word 'Budget'? Make a 'Spending Plan'.
Forgiveness
Forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.
Friendship
The philosopher Aristotle said, “In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.
Good Deeds
Gratitude
Healthy Eating
  • The Healthy Eating Plate from the Harvard School of Public Health. Healthy Eating
Hot Lines
Hugs
A hug is a form of physical intimacy, universal in human communities, in which two or more people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more than two persons are involved, this is informally referred to as a group hug.
'I' Statements
Journal
Write it down.
Legal Aid
There are legal aid offices (also called legal services) throughout the United States.
Meditation
Music
Fascinating Ways That Music Affects Your Mood and Mind.
Organization
Organizing your home, lists, pills etc.
Perspective
Peer Support
Power Poses
Sitting or standing in certain ways, ways that exude confidence, can relieve stress and help you feel in control.
Résumé
Here are some links to help with résumé preparation:
Rest
Napping: Your cat knows something you don't. Also, nappers are in good company: Winston Churchill, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Napoleon, Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison and George W. Bush are known to have valued an afternoon nap.
Relaxation
Relaxation is a process that decreases the effects of stress on your mind and body.
Sleep
Good sleep is more under your control than you might think.
Support Groups
Feel less lonely, isolated, or judged.
Therapy
It's important to find a therapist, peer, sponsor or all three to work with. See Peer Support above.
Volunteering
Gain confidence, make a difference, learn new skills, be part of a community, have fun!
Walking
Improve your mood and so much more.
Play


Play is the therapeutic method for Goal Quest Games.


Play Therapy
Play for Adults
Tabletop Games
A tabletop game is a board game, card game, dice game, miniatures wargame, tile-based game, or other game that is normally played on a table or other flat surface.
Goals


Goals are important for Wellness.


Goal Setting
Reasons and methods for setting wellness goals.

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