FIVE DIMENSIONS of Strength

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Social

Developing and maintaining trusted, valued relationships and friendships that are personally fulfilling and foster good communication including a comfortable exchange of ideas, views, and experiences.


Emotional

Approaching life's challenges in a positive, optimistic way by demonstrating self-control, stamina and good character with your choices and actions.


Family

Being part of a family unit that is safe, supportive and loving, and provides the resources needed for all members to live in a healthy and secure environment.


Spiritual

One's purpose, core values, beliefs, identity, and life vision. These elements, which define the essence of a person, enable one to build inner strength, make meaning of experiences, behave ethically, persevere through challenges, and be resilient when faced with adversity. An individual's spirituality draws upon personal, philosophical, psychological, and/or religious teachings, and forms the basis of their character.


Physical

Performing and excelling in physical activities that require aerobic fitness, endurance, strength, healthy body composition and flexibility derived through exercise, nutrition and training. The physical dimension also encompasses the Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG) Performance Triad  initiative of sleep, activity, and nutrition to improve personal and unit performance, resilience and readiness.