What is Intellectual Wellness?
Almost always = 2 points
Sometimes/occasionally = 1 point
Very seldom = 0 points
_____ 1. I am interested in learning new things.
_____ 2. I try to keep abreast of current affairs - locally, nationally, and internationally.
_____ 3. I enjoy attending lectures, plays, musical performances, museums, galleries, and/or libraries.
_____ 4. I carefully select movies and television programs.
_____ 5. I enjoy creative and stimulating mental activities/games.
_____ 6. I am happy with the amount and variety that I read.
_____ 7. I make an effort to improve my verbal and written skills.
_____ 8. A continuing education program is/will be important to me in my career.
_____ 9. I am able to analyze, synthesize, and see more than one side of an issue.
_____ 10. I enjoy engaging in intellectual discussions.
_______ Total for Intellectual Wellness Dimension
Score: 15 to 20 Points - Excellent strength in this dimension.
Score: 9 to 14 Points - There is room for improvement. Look again at the items in which you scored 1 or 0. What changes can you make to improve your score?
Score: 0 to 8 Points - This dimension needs a lot of work. Look again at this dimension and challenge yourself to begin making small steps toward growth here. Remember: The goal is balanced wellness.
Intellectual Wellness Resources