GLOSSARY OF NOMENCLATURE: Insight Components
Wellness Objective (WO)
The ultimate objectives per domain.
Example: Being optimally hydrated
Wellness Principle (WP)
A foundational tenet or rule consistent with the Wellness Paradigm.
Example: “Add first, then subtract” or “Move toward a positive, not away from a negative”
Critical Concepts (CC)
The big ideas associated with each Insight /lesson per domain
Example: “Our cells expect and require regular movement.”
Desired Outcome (DO)
The over-riding objective – the end goal.
Example: Within the Spark domain: Peace of Mind
Essential Elements (EE)
The required element or “Nutrient” featured in the Insights or lesson plan within each domain
Read full Essential Elements description.
Influence Mechanisms (IM)
A technique, concept or mechanism that confers a level of predictable behavioral influence
- Best Practices (BP)
Strategies commonly used successfully to achieve a desired outcome. When integrated with Vital Behaviors, success becomes more and more likely.
Example: Save 10% of every dollar earned (“In our clinics…we’ve seen….”)
Read full Best Practices description.
- Vital Behaviors
High leverage behaviors that lead directly to desired outcomes
Example: Utilize EFT – electronic funds transfer to ensure 10% savings every time.
Read full Vital Behaviors description.
An environment, setting or process that has been put in place to promote or influence better choices
Example: Putting fruit in plain sight and keeping the doughnuts on the roof.
Bonfire Challenge (BFC)
An action step, strategy or behavior prescribed specific to a given Insight
Example: “Do this: Drink 50% (+) of your body wt. in fluid ounces.”
- Perfect Practice
A quality that is consistent with an Ideal Mindset
Example: Well people practice gratitude.
- Clear Standard
A clear objective or comparison model, which is quantifiable where possible
- Model Behavior
Role model or mentor for a given quality or behavior
- Creative Process
The creative process applied to a given element or quality
Member or Participant classifies a challenge as personally easy or more difficult
- Traffic Lights
GREEN Add ____________________ STARTYELLOW Reduce ____________________ SLOW DOWNRED Subtract ____________________ STOP
Thoughts, beliefs, people or environments that derail change efforts
Recount the day’s events and identify how you would like to re-do a specific situation
- Recovery Mechanism
Proactively identify effective techniques or strategies that help you get back on track
- “Life Saver” or “Guardrails”
High leverage thought, person or technique that is sure to keep you on track for your change effort
- Bonfire Partner
A “buddy” or partner for a specific challenge (BFC), (change) effort or program
Goals: Next Happily Attainable Goal (NHAG), Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG),
Goal Dates: recorded, professed (publicly), or published
- Reward: Compelling incentive for successful Process, Behavior, and/or Outcome
- Penalty: Equally compelling penalty or dis-incentive for same