Wellness isn’t simply about avoiding the latest strain of flu that is going around, rather it is about striving towards ‘physical, mental and social wellbeing’. So while it’s imperative one gets enough physical exercise, to ensure overall wellbeing one needs to attend to other aspects of life.

We have taken the seven dimensions of wellness, developed initially by Dr. Bill Hettler, co-founder of the National Wellness Institute, and considered them in a real estate context. With this in mind we have examined how a home can be designed to cater for the seven dimensions of wellness.