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Intellectual Well-Being Workbook

Intellectual Well-Being Workbook

Dr. John J. Liptak and Ester R.A. Leutenberg

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Intellectual Well-Being Workbook $49.95Intellectual Well-Being Workbook: PDF eBook $29.95Intellectual Well-Being Card Deck $9.95Intellectual Well-Being: Print & PDF eBook Bundle $59.95

Intellectual Well-Being

Facilitator Reproducible Sessions for Motivated Behavior Modification

Intellectual well-being is essential to a sense of overall wellness. Although often overlooked and undervalued, the intellectual dimension of wellness is crucial in coping with stress and living a fulfilling life. Intellectual well-being can be difficult to describe, but it is essentially related to how interested your clients are in learning new skills, expanding their knowledge, thinking critically, seeking out new and interesting challenges, maintaining a sense of creativity and curiosity, searching for lifelong learning opportunities and stimulating mental activities, and being open to new ideas. If your clients are not exhibiting these characteristics, they may need to develop more effective intellectual wellness habits. When clients develop intellectual well-being habits, they participate more in creative, educational, cultural, and community-based activities. The Intellectual Well-Being Workbook aims to help your clients enhance existing intellectual wellness traits and develop new attitudes that will improve their intellectual health.

Living an intellectually healthy existence sounds easy but is often very difficult to accomplish in everyday life. Many people experience stress when faced with new situations. They are exposed to people who are different from themselves and frightened by new ideas and novel ways to approach life situations. Intellectually well people find that they can enthusiastically engage in new ideas and situations and open beyond previous restrictions. They are creative and always looking for ways to improve themselves and their future. They are curious and approach life with a passionate desire to understand and embrace opportunities to learn new things. They will have the tools and techniques to cope with difficult life situations through being open-minded, able to pick up on new ideas, and interested in improving themselves. The Intellectual Well-Being Workbook aims to help your clients understand how the many ways intellectual well-being can reduce stress and enhance their overall life satisfaction.

The seven sections include:

  • Open to New Ideas
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Thinking Skills
  • Creative Thinking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mental Sharpness
  • Independent Thinking

This workbook is also available in PDF eBook format, making it simple to store on your computer or mobile device and to access with a PDF viewer. The PDF format allows you to easily print copies of the activities and worksheets during therapy and counseling sessions.

All worksheets, assessments, and activities are reproducible for your convenience.

Intellectual-Well-Being-Card-Deck.gifIntellectual Well-Being Card Deck

Need a creative way to start your session? Use the Intellectual Well-Being Card Deck. The open-ended questions will break the ice and stimulate conversation. Use them alone or in conjunction with the corresponding page in the book.

Sample Questions:

What is openness to new ideas? Provide an example.

What are you curious about and want to learn more about?

In what situations are you most assertive? In which ones are you not?


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