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5 Ways to Achieve the 8 Dimensions of Wellness

8 dimensions of wellness, by Tom Buckland. Photograph of woman's face by Sarah Comeau

Photograph by Sarah Comeau

Want to improve your sense of well-being? Here are 5 things you can do now

The 8 Dimensions of Wellnessis an approach to recovery or self-development that acknowledges the different states of a person’s being that need to be fulfilled to establish overall well-being.

While it’s a simple concept, considering a route to this level of well-being is often quite a daunting task. After all, this isn’t a couple of small changes that represent a ‘magic bullet’ approach to change; this kind of approach represents a real overhaul of virtually every aspect of an individual’s life.

With that in mind, we’ve charted 5 important steps that you might want to consider if you’re looking

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