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The Circle of Health

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Circle of Health Overview

The Circle of Health illustrates the big picture connections between your health and other aspects of your life. Whole Health opens the door to discuss not only your health conditions but the things that impact your well-being.

Click on the self-care practices to explore the Circle of Health. A small pop-up window will provide a short description of the practice along with additional resources. Links to information and resources for each Circle of Health component are also available on the lower half of this page.

Circle of Health Working Your Body - Energy and Flexibility Surroundings - Physical and Emotional Personal Development - Personal and Work Life Food and Drink - Nourishing and Fueling Recharge - Sleep and Refresh Family, Friends, and Coworkers - Relationships Spirit and Soul - Growing and Connecting Power of Mind - Relaxing and Healing Me - Mindful Awareness Community Prevention and Treatment Conventional and Complementary Approaches

Key Elements of the Circle of Health

The Circle of Health has 4 key elements:


The equation begins with you, the “Me” at the center. We start at the middle saying, "I am the expert on my life, values, goals, and priorities. Only I can know WHY I want my health. Your story is unique and your whole health begins with what matters to you.

Whole Health starts with “Me” in the center and is fueled by the power of knowing yourself and what works for you in your life.

Whole Health: It Starts With Me →

Self Care

Each of us has the power to impact our well-being. Whole Health offers the skills and support you need to make the changes you want. The areas of self-care include:

Professional Care

Your health team is there to help with the prevention and treatment of disease and illness through:

  • Preventive and conventional care: immunizations, medicines, and other clinical care.
  • Complementary medicine and care: acupuncture, meditation, yoga, and more.


Just as there is a “Me” at the center of the circle, there is a “We” that enfolds it. Your community is more than the places where you live, work, and worship. It includes all the people and groups you connect with—those you rely on and those who rely on you.

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