Category: W1 Activity

Anxiety

I consider a healthy person to be someone with an overall state of happiness, well-being, and someone who is able to carry out every day tasks along with being free of illness or disease. The criteria I used to define…

Insomnia

My definition of health is when an individual has no major debilitating disease or any disease severely affecting the way they go about daily life. My definition of illness is different, however, being when an individual is negatively affected in…

Old Age

In my opinion, health and illness hold a synonymous position within the world, or at least in the world that I see. Based on my worldview of individuals, societies, countries, human behavior/tendencies, and medicine, I have come to believe that…

Old age

Before I was asked to give the word health a definition I was completely confident in my understanding and use of the word. Having to come up with a way to define what health or being healthy was proved to…

Poverty

When posed with the question, “what is health and illness?” I realized that there are many facets of human life that can influence how a person feels. The definition is almost dynamic and can be different based on a person’s…

Menstruation

When asked to define health, I decided that my definition of health is the general well being of a person’s body and mind, and being free from diseases and illnesses. Illness to me is a condition that impairs the normal…

Anxiety

When I think of health I think of a happy, well functioning (able to do basic day to day tasks), and a person with normal ranged body levels (i.e. normal cholesterol level). When I think of illness the first thing…

Poverty

My definition of health is a state of mental, physical and emotional comfort.  When one is healthy they are free from disease and injury, and have a normal mental, physical and emotional state.  I believe that this normal state varies…

poverty

It would be reductive to refer to health as just the absence of sickness. The way I define health focuses on how biology, psychology, social factors, and environmental factors play into a state of wellness. This state of well-being is largely…

Anxiety

When I think of health, I think of being comfortably happy. Having no sickness or pain, with an understanding of your well being and any problems that might happen to your body is the part of being comfortable. The happy…