Intellectual Wellness is often times easier to achieve for individuals who are constantly challenging their minds. An active mind is essential to intellectual wellness. An active mind has the potential to more easily detect problems, find solutions, and direct behaviors. While striving for intellectual wellness you never stop learning, and must be open to continue learning new things throughout life.
In order to achieve intellectual wellness an individual must begin looking at issues and problems as a learning opportunities rather than something that hinders their intellectual process. Each time an individual has the chance to work through a problem he or she is developing intellectually. It is also important to continuously challenge the mind through reading newspapers, books, magazines and current news articles. This will help you begin to develop a natural interest in keeping abreast of the current issues and topics going on in the world.