Definition of Health

Health is “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease” according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Physical is about the body. Mental is about how people think and feel.

There are basically six components of health history,

  • Physical health. …
  • Social health. …
  • Environmental health. …
  • Emotional health. …
  • Spiritual health. …
  • Intellectual/mental health.

The illness – Wellness continuum by Aaron Antonovsky