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Wellness is a healthy balance of the mind, body, and spirit that results in an overall sense of well-being.

Maintaining wellness is an ongoing process that involves making healthy choices throughout your life.

Some of the lifestyle choices that impact wellness include:

  • physical activity (fitness)
  • food choices (nutrition)
  • social / emotional support
  • spirituality
  • drug / alcohol use
  • smoking
  • stress management
  • hygiene
  • disease management

The PCDOH promotes, encourages, and supports healthy behaviors which lead to overall wellness.