Communities of Connection


Community of Connection are employee-initiated community groups for employees with common concerns/life experiences centered under at least one of the 8 Dimensions of Wellness to offer support and connection for one another.

Communities of Connection are designed to:

  • Support space   
  • Foster a greater sense of belonging for members 
  • Encourage the exchange of ideas on matters of interest to members
  • Celebrate contributions of members within the respective wellness dimension 
  • Create opportunities for members to connect personally and professionally
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8 Dimensions of Wellness

Well-being encompasses eight essential dimensions: physical, emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, financial, environmental, and occupational wellness. It signifies the holistic integration of body, mind, and spirit, emphasizing that our thoughts, actions, emotions, and beliefs collectively influence our overall state of well-being.


Emotional wellness is the process of recognizing, managing, and nurturing your emotions. Emotions impact every part of your/ones/our life, and so it is important to be able to understand your/our/ones emotions and learn how to cope with the wide range of feelings we/you/one encounters.


Spiritual well-being for employees is a dimension of overall well-being that focuses on the individual’s sense of purpose, meaning, and connection to something greater than themselves. It encompasses their inner beliefs, values, and the alignment of these principles with their work and life.


Intellectual well-being for employees is a dimension of overall well-being that centers on the development, stimulation, and growth of an individual’s intellectual capacities and mental faculties. It involves engaging in activities and practices that enhance cognitive functioning, expand knowledge, and promote critical thinking.


Physical wellness means taking care of your body and your health. This includes a variety of factors, including physical activity, good nutrition, and maintaining a good sleep schedule. Physical wellness can also impact other dimensions of wellness, including emotional wellness, so it’s really important to take care of your health!


Environmental wellness for employees is a crucial dimension of overall well-being, focusing on the physical and psychological aspects of the work environment and its impact on an individual’s health and quality of life. It encompasses various factors and conditions within the workplace that can influence an employee’s sense of well-being.


Occupational wellness means feeling fulfilled, engaged, and successful at work. It’s important to maintain a healthy balance between your personal life and professional life, and develop the skills to set these boundaries.


Financial wellness for employees is a critical dimension of overall well-being that focuses on an individual’s financial stability, security, and satisfaction in their work and personal life. It encompasses various aspects of an employee’s financial situation, including income, savings, debt management, and financial goals.


Social well-being for employees is a critical dimension of overall well-being that focuses on the quality of their interpersonal relationships, interactions, and sense of belonging within their workplace and broader social context.