Wellness Workshop Outline:
"What everyone should know about Wellness"

C. Kimo Alameda
Counseling and Student Development Center
University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Goal: To provide information about and sensitize participants to issues of personal wellness.

Group size: 20-30

Time required: 1 1/2 hours

Materials: Handouts 1, 2, and 3. Signs for each of the six wellness areas to hang around the room.

Place: Room large enough to move around


1. Introductions and Overview (15min)

2. Assimilating and Conceptualizing: Clarifying Terms (10min)

3. Reflecting on Experience: 6 Area Exercise (10min)

4. Reflecting on Experience: Debrief (10min)

5. Experimenting and Practicing: Practice makes Perfect (20min)

    1. generate a definition(s) for the specified area; and
    2. brainstorm as many options as possible that would allow a variety of ways to achieve wellness in the specified area.

6. Planning for Application (10min)

6. Questions and Answer / Discussion (5min).