00068 Readiness for enhanced spiritual well-being

00068 Readiness for enhanced spiritual well-being

Definition of the NANDA label

Ability to experience and integrate the meaning and purpose of life through connection with self, others, art, music, literature, nature, or a power greater than one’s own self.

A pattern of experiencing and integrating meaning and purpose in life through connectedness with self, others, art, music, literature, nature, and/or a power greater than oneself, which can be strengthened.

Defining characteristics

Connection with the self

• Desire to reinforce:
– The hope.
– The meaning and purpose of life.
– Peace or serenity.
– The acceptation.
– Delivery.
– The love.
– Forgiveness of himself.
– The philosophy of life.
– Joy.
– Courage.
• Increased coping.
• Meditation.

Connection with others

• Provide service to others.
• Requests interactions with spiritual leaders.
• Ask for forgiveness from others.
• Demand interactions with friends and family.

Connection with art, music, literature, nature

• Shows creative energy (eg, writing or doing poetry).
• Sing / listen to music.
• Read spiritual literature.
• Spend time outside.

Connection with a power greater than myself

• Pray.
• Reports mystical experiences.
• Participate in religious activities.
• Express reverence and respect.


• Wellness.
• Spiritual well-being.
• Quality of life.
• Hope.


• Spiritual support.
• Facilitation of spiritual growth.
• Enhancement of self-esteem.
• Enhancement of self-awareness.
• Clarification of values.
• Give hope.