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The Circle of Health: A Brief Self-Assessment

For each of the areas below, place a number, 1 5, in the outer ring according to the following:

1I would like more information.

2I am interested in setting a self-care goal.

3I would like more support in meeting my goal.

4I am working toward my goal.

5I have achieved my goal(s) in this area; this area is one of my strengths.

An edited version of the Circle of Health – The Community, Prevention & Treatment, and Conventional & Complementary Approaches circles have been removed.  What remains are the eight Self-Care circles that are clockwise from the top they say; “Moving the Body; Energy & Flexibility,” “Surroundings; Physical & Emotional,” “Personal Development; Personal Life & Work Life,” “Food & Drink; Nourishing & Fueling,” “Recharge; Sleep & Refresh,” “Family, Friends & Co-workers; Relationships,” “Spirit & Soul; Growing & Connecting,” and “Power of the Mind; Relaxing & Healing.” At the center of this graphic is a small blue circle that says “Me.” Above the circle it says “Mindful” and below the circle it says “Awareness.”  Around the outside of the circle are spaces to place numbers for the self-assessment exercise.


Please use these questions for further self-reflection.

What areas did you identify as your strengths? How do these areas of strength affect your health?


For what area would you be interested in setting a self-care goal? If you made progress in this area, would it influence any other areas?


Do you see connections between the areas of self-care, as they relate to your life? (For example, is there a connection between Food and Drink and Power of the Mind, because you know that your eating influences your mood?)