According to The Global Wellness Institute,
Wellness is the strong determination to pursue activities and lifestyles that will result to a holistic health status.
Primarily, doing healthy routines daily for the purpose of attaining a better on both the mental and physical aspects is called wellness.
Wellness in Priority Areas
At this moment when everyone is almost coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, there are businesses that came back for the operation. However, for this kind of post-COVID area, adaptability and psychological safety should be the main points to consider to achieve employees’ wellness.
On the part of the employer, they should establish a trustworthy environment with their people so that they can work together to build a healthier and risk-free work environment. Programs involved here must cover the ability of the employees to voice out their concerns. Moreover, they must also be open to raising suggestions to have good working habits.
Even small businesses should engage themselves in prioritizing the wellness of their employees. Generally, they should invest in providing their employees with wellness interventions.
Wellness Intervention Guidelines:
- PROGRAMMES – these are training about emotional intelligence as well as increasing awareness about depression, anxiety, and stress.
- AGENCY – support employees via informal channels as it should encourage self-care and self-awareness.
- INTERVENTIONS – constant communication with the managers, executives, team leaders, and subordinates