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1.1: Promoting Good Health

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    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this chapter you will be able to:

    • Describe the Nine Dimensions of Wellness
    • Identify positive actions you could take to increase your wellness in each of the dimensions.
    • Employ the skills of Health Literacy
    • Explain the leading causes of death along with the risk factors
    • Utilize SMART goal setting and action planning for behavior change

    Are you healthy?

    What does being healthy mean to you?

    Have you tried setting healthy New Years goals? Did it work?

    Welcome to Health! I hope you enjoy learning this information. Please read the required chapters for each module, then use information from your reading in your discussion and reflection posts.

    As you read this book, you will be taken on a learning journey that will continually ask you to reflect on your own life, your health, your wellness, your choices, and your behaviors. Health is a topic that impacts all of us, thus this learning journey is personal to you and your life experiences.

    This page titled 1.1: Promoting Good Health is shared under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Sally Baldwin.

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