Discover Whole-Person Health

Introduction to Whole-Person Health

Lifestyle medicine is one of the most exciting and fastest-growing disciplines in healthcare today and helps treat the cause of chronic diseases. Discover the 7 Dimensions of Wellness that will help you on your journey to achieving optimal whole-person health.

How does it work?

Did you know that practising healthy lifestyle habits can prevent, manage and in some instances, reverse many of the diseases that kill the majority of people today?

Learn how the 7 Dimensions of Wellness will help you to improve your health outcomes; how you can achieve optimal whole-person health and how they play an important role in helping you to live a healthier and happier life.

Take the first step to learn more about whole-person health and transform your life one day at a time! 

To access this FREE program, simply log in to your Member Account and click on Programs. 

What’s in the Program?

Welcome to Whole-Person Health

Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth.

Emotionally Thriving

A state when you are personally feeling great, have the ability to understand and improve yourself, as well as having empathy and understanding of other people’s emotions.

Physically Energised

Having vibrant physical health and the prevention of disease in your body. How you move through exercise, provide energy through optimal nutrition and hydration and your daily and weekly rest patterns.

Socially Connected

Enjoying satisfying relationships, having good social support from your family, peers, friends and your community and the ability to communicate effectively your needs and opinions.

Vocationally Enriched

Using your skills and talents to express your values and achieve fulfilment in life, including your professional career, its financial benefits to your lifestyle, and giving back to your community.

Spiritually Empowered

Having a strong connection to something bigger than yourself that gives you meaning in your life and hope for the future, understanding of the value of life and help you live your best life.

Intellectually Engaged

Approaching life with a mind-set of life long learning. Realising your potential involves developing your talents and skills with an understanding of your life’s purpose.

Environmentally Attuned

Interacting positively with the environment on a local, community and global level. Improving your personal footprint and understanding how your surroundings impact your personal wellness is vital.

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Starting your Whole-Person Health journey

Professor Darren Morton

AUTHOR of Discover Whole-Person Health

Darren is an internationally regarded wellbeing educator, a sought after wellbeing speaker, and has been awarded a citation for making outstanding contributions to student learning in the Australian university sector. He is the author of approximately 50 publications in scientific and medical journals, and has written four books. Presently he is the Course Coordinator for Postgraduate Studies in Lifestyle Medicine at Avondale and is a Lead Researcher in the Lifestyle Research Centre where he supervises doctoral students as they conduct various wellbeing-related research projects.