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Circle of Well-Being

Well-being is the combination of mental health, physical health, spiritual health – also called mind, body, and spirit – and all the other aspects of your life that make you feel satisfied that your life is going well.

This section provides an overview of mindfulness – how to be fully aware of your mind, body, and spirit and to use that awareness to make your best choices about every aspect of your health and well-being.

Well-being is important at all ages. However, as you get older you may need to revise how you take care of yourself to meet new challenges and maintain a sense of well-being. You may need to change your diet and sleep habits; find new ways to exercise; reach out to build relationships with family and friends; and maintain or find new activities you enjoy.

At VA we want to provide the professional care you need, and also encourage you to think about other ways you can enhance your well-being.

This section describes 8 well-being components, which include programs and resources that you can use to take charge of your own well-being.