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What Should Worksite Wellness Programs Address

2 April, 2017

Holistic workplace wellness programs should address each of the key aspects of the dimensions of wellness (University of California, 2016; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA], 2016):

  • physical health is an employee’s ability to maintain a healthy quality of life with minimal physical stress or fatigue
  • emotional health relates to an employee’s ability to cope with life’s challenges in a healthy way
  • spiritual health helps to ensure that employees maintain a state of peace and harmony
  • occupational health involves an employee’s personal satisfaction with the job; this helps to ensure that all individuals remain engaged
  • environmental health requires employees to recognize how they impact their physical environment and take responsibility for protecting it
  • intellectual health is an employees’ ability to be open minded about new ideas and experiences

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