emotional health, physical health, social health, spiritual health, intellectual health and environmental health. In other words, when a person strives to achieve wellness, he or she endeavors to strike the balance between these aspects. Thus, such a person is said to be leading a healthy lifestyle (McConnell 2014, pg. 49 ).
As a young woman and a single mother of two daughters, life demands can at times overwhelm me. I have to keep track of every activity I partake to ensure that I observe all the aspects of my health and wellness. I have come to realized that I need to watch various areas of my life for achievement of health and wellness. Some of these key areas include my family’s nutrition, body exercising, management of friendships and family relationships, decision-making, stress management, life fulfilment and financial management among others. I hope that by formulating this health behavior contract, I will manage my health better, and expectedly, develop more as a good mother to my daughters and be more physically fit.
Like anybody else, I have my strong points and my weaknesses in life. For this reason, I clearly understand the need to focus more on my strengths while striving to improve on my weaknesses. For example, I have very creditable socializing skills, and thus I am able to keep friendships for long. It is through this strength that I have developed a very cordial relationship with my daughters and family as well. Additionally, I have devised great ways of fighting and managing stress in my life through engaging in activities such as taking yoga classes, openness and problem sharing with trusted friends and meditation. On the contrary, I have some few areas that I need to improve such as on financial discipline, eating patterns and inconsistent exercising.
Looking at my strengths and weaknesses as highlighted above, I can acknowledge some of the positive health behaviors that I ...Show more