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Personal Development

Personal Development is about moving toward what matters most to you. Taking the opportunity to learn and grow in your personal and work life can be empowering and affect your health and well-being.

Read An Introduction to Personal Development

Why is Personal Development Important?

Personal Development focuses on different ways you can grow in different areas of your life. Having more options and control in your life can help you be happier and healthier. Examples of Personal Development include:

  • Becoming better at something, such as a talent or skill
  • Education
  • Managing your finances and other resources
  • Volunteering
  • Being creative
  • Setting and reaching goals
  • Bringing more humor and laughter into your life
  • Becoming more compassionate
  • Practicing forgiveness

The resources offered here will help you as you think about your personal development options.

Whole Health Handouts

Finding Balance

Create a Gratitude Practice


Laughter Heals

What Matters Most? Exploring Your Values

The Healing Power of Hope and Optimism

Compassion Practice

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A Patient Centered Approach to Personal Development

Part of the Components of Health and Well-Being video Series.