Xavier's Eight Dimensions of Wellbeing
Embracing the core Jesuit value of cura personalis, Xavier University is committed to providing a healthy living, learning and working environment. Xavier Wellbeing will equip, support and inspire individuals to achieve their highest personal level in each of the eight dimensions.
Emotional Wellbeing is acknowledging, sharing and managing feelings (i.e. anger, sadness, hope, joy) in a productive manner. Understanding one’s self, accepting one’s identity and building resiliency contribute to emotional wellbeing.
Physical Wellbeing is managing one’s health effectively. Participating in regular physical activity, making sound dietary choices, and practicing good sleep habits contribute to physical wellbeing.
Spiritual Wellbeing is questioning, “Who am I and what is meaningful in life?” Developing an appreciation for the depth and expanse of life contributes to spiritual wellbeing.
Social Wellbeing is engaging in authentic relationships that encourage personal development and growth. Developing social networks and committing time to relationships contribute to social wellbeing.
Financial Wellbeing is recognizing and utilizing resources effectively. Spending money wisely, investing in experiences and giving to others contribute to financial wellbeingg.
Community Wellbeing is feeling acceptance, security and equity in one’s environments. Sharing one’s strengths, passions and resources with others contributes to community wellbeing.
Intellectual Wellbeing is having an open mind and being receptive to new ideas and experiences. Utilizing critical thinking skills, cultivating curiosity and practicing life-long learning contribute to intellectual wellbeing.
Purpose Wellbeing is achieving satisfaction and fulfillment through exploring and pursuing personal vocations. Having goals and focus contributes to purpose wellbeing.
Xavier's Dimensions of Wellbeing were developed by the Xavier & TriHealth Wellbeing Steering Committee.