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FREE Wellness Tools!

These FREE tools, exercises, meditations, and resources are for personal development and to assist wellness professionals, coaches, and students in opening dialogue about personal fulfillment within each of the Six Dimensions of Wellness.

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NWI's Six Dimensions Tool

NWI's Six Dimensions Tool

Developed by Dr. Bill Hettler, co-founder of the National Wellness Institute (NWI), this interdependent model, commonly referred to as the Six Dimensions of Wellness, provides the categories from which NWI derives its resources and services.

Download this tool to find out how you can flourish in each of these six areas of your life.

NWI's Wholeness Reflection Exercise

NWI's Wholeness Reflection Exercise

During the NWC 2018 facilitated Audacity of Wholeness key-note by Dr. Joel Bennett, participants were asked to complete the wholeness exercise AND share their experience with others.

Both steps (internal reflection and safe sharing) are key. As part of this exercise, participants watched the message from Howie Mandel linked below.

Please feel free to share these instructions with others.

1) Download and Complete the Wholeness Reflection Exercise

2) Share the exercise with a friend or colleague

3) Click here to watch the video of Howie Mandel and ask your friend to do so as well

4) Take turns sharing your thoughts

Use the Reflection Exercise to guide your conversation

Here is what participants said about the exercise:

“This opened my eyes to re-looking at where I am both professionally and personally”

“I will use this worksheet to help participant see that programs are more than just fitness plans”

“The idea of wholeness is awesome and the key to wellness”

NWI's Dimensions of Life Tool

NWI Dimensions of Life Tool

Write a number between 1 and 10 in each triangle above to indicate how satisfied you are in each dimension of your life. The higher the number you give a dimension, the happier you are in this dimension.

When you have them all marked, draw a line across each triangle at that number to form a new outline of the hexagon.

Is your life well-balanced or is it unbalanced?

Which dimensions need the most attention?

Which dimensions would you most like to address?

Pair the Dimensions of Life Tool with the Six Dimensions of Wellness to use it to its fullest potential.

NWI's Wellness Focus Survey Tool

NWI Wellness Focus Survey Tool

Coaches and students will find this tool particularly helpful! Use NWI's Wellness Focus Survey to assess a person's level of fulfillment in each of the Six Dimensions of Wellness:

Occupational Dimension: the personal satisfaction and enrichment in one’s life through work

Intellectual Dimension: the creative, stimulating activities that lead to learning, personal growth,and sharing of one’s unique gifts with others

Emotional Dimension: the awareness and acceptance of one’s feelings and capacity to manage behaviors related to one’s emotional state

Social Dimension: the contribution to one’s environment and community

Spiritual Dimension: the search for meaning and purpose in human existence

Physical Dimension: physical self-care and health-enhancing behaviors

Financial Wellness Tool*

Financial Wellness Tool

The survey tool was developed by the Foundation for Financial Wellness.

Download this tool to gaugue your personal financial wellness and find areas that you can improve upon.

Everyone can listen to our interview with Brent Hines of the Foundation for Financial Wellness and get the shownotes by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
Click here to become a member today.

Self-Gratitude Tool

Self-Gratitide Tool

According toProject Happiness, expressing gratitude has benefits that are emotional and physical. Use this tool to learn the invaluable art of self-gratitude, and enhance the benefits even more!

*Download available to NWI Members.
Click here to become a member today.

The 5 Steps of the Stress Free Peak Performance Formula

The 5 Steps of the Stress Free Peak Performance Formula (SFPPF)

Use this tool to bring yourself back into minfulness, stress-proof your life, and perform at your best.

Everyone can listen to our interview with Dr. Steve Taubman by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
Click here to become a member today.

NWI Mindfulness Meditation Tool

NWI Mindful Meditation Tool

The goal of this form of meditation is to bring focus to the present moment, with a detached awareness of thoughts and bodily sensations. Download this helpful tool for simple, clear instructions on how to begin.

Everyone can listen to our interview with Dr. Steve Taubman by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
Click here to become a member today.

NWI Transcendental-style Meditation Tool

NWI Transcendental Meditation Tool

Don't let the term "transcendental meditation" intimidate you. This form of meditation involves relaxation and letting go of thoughts as they arise. Download this helpful tool for simple, clear instructions on how to begin.

Everyone can listen to our interview with Dr. Judson Brewer by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
Click here to become a member today.

NWI Self-Talk Renovation Tool

NWI Self-Talk Rennovation Tool

We invest time to learn to communicate well for our professions, to speak publicly, to have rewarding relationships. It's just as vital to be aware of how we speak to ourselves. Download this tool to help you increase your mindfulness of that little voice in your head that may need some loving redirection from time to time.

Everyone can listen to our interview with Janet Fouts by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
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NWI's Visioning Tool*

NWI's Visioning Tool

The visioning tool was developed by Dr. Debi Silber, author of The Unshakable Woman and The Unshakable Woman, The Workbook. This 11-page tool is derived from chapter 6 the workbook, and is included in the National Wellness Institute’s Members Toolkit because of its alignment with our Six Dimensions of Wellness.

Download this tool to map out your journey to your best self in each of the six dimensions of your life!

Everyone can listen to our interview with Dr. Silber and get the shownotes by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
Click here to become a member today.

NWI's Understanding Emotional Triggers Tool

NWI's Understanding Emotional Triggers Tool

The understanding emotional triggers tool was developed by Janet Fouts, author of “When Life Hits the Fan: A Mindful Guide to Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others”. Use this 6-page tool to apply mindfulness exercises to learn to respond to the obstacles in your life instead of reacting.

Everyone can listen to our interview with Janet Fouts and get the shownotes by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
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Meditations by Dr. Anna Yusim"*

Dr. Anna Yusim meditations These meditations have been provided by Dr. Anna Yusim, author of the book "Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life".

 

Everyone can listen to our interview with Dr. Yusim and get links to her book and other information by clicking here.

*Link available to NWI Members.
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Bryan Falchuk's "Big Goal Exercise"*

This exercise has been provided by Bryan Falchuk, author of the book "Do A Day: How to Live a Better Life Every Day".

 

Everyone can listen to our interview with Bryan and get links to his book and other information by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
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Takeaways from "Drift to Shift"*

Author Interview with Jody B. Miller This bonus interview has been provided by Jody B. Miller, author of the book "Drift to Shift: How Change Can Bring True Meaning and Happiness to Your Work and Life".

 

Everyone can listen to our interview with Jody and get links to her book and other information by clicking here.

*Download available to NWI Members.
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Tips on Starting Your Own Chapter of Cycling Without Age

Tips on starting your own CWA Chapter These tips have been provided by Dr. Tori Jennings and Dr. Annie Wetter of the Stevens Point, WI chapter of Cycling Without Age.

 

Everyone can listen to our interview with Dr. Jennings and Dr. Wetter and get shownotes links by clicking here.