The domains collectively are important aspects of human concern and possibility. Education For Living offers the list of 13 domains not as an exhaustive list, but as a list of likely sources of joy and fulfillment or suffering, concern, and worry depending on the choices that individuals make.
Aspects of our Way of Being – values, beliefs, standards, and experiences – are all within, about, around, and related to the 13 domains. Nearly every action we take and choice we make is related to at least one of the domains.
Body – Medical health Exercise, Good/diet Personal condition and apearance
Play – Sports, hobbies, vacations
Social – Friends
Relationships – Colleagues, establishing trust with others
Family – Marriage, having/raising children, caring for others
Work – Job skills, employment commitments
Education – Formal schooling, learning/developing competencies. Ontological Design
Career – Choosing a direction for developing yourself. Overall preparation and design. Professional public promotion of oneself.
Money & Finance – Salary, income, budgeting savings and investment.
World – Politics, environment, social issues
Dignity – Self-respect, self-esteem, standards of performance
Situation – Mood, temperament, the “Dance of Life”
Spirituality – Religion, poetry, music, art, philosophy, questions of origin and destination.