When we think about our overall health and well-being, we’re likely to focus on our physical symptoms for the most part. But, maximizing or optimizing our health encompasses not only the physical but also the emotional and mental aspects of our health. There are easy things we can do and implement immediately that will show us a fast improvement in our wellness. Let’s take a look at some ways to do that and get started on our ever-improving health journeys today. [Read more…]
If you’re considering working in the health and wellness industry, it’s good to know what areas of your personality are going to be compatible with this work and what tasks might stretch you past your current abilities. While anyone who’s passionate and has the drive to succeed can often find a way to make their dream career a reality, it’s often found that those with certain characteristics have an easier time finding that success and feeling fulfilled by their career choice. To help you know whether this is really the field in which you want to work, here are three qualities that people who succeed in the health and wellness industry usually have in spades.
A major indicator of whether or not you’ll enjoy your work and find success in your field is the amount of compassion you’re able to have for your patients, clients, and coworkers. According to Tanya Robertson, a contributor to Chron Work, especially those who choose to work directly with people will need to have a lot of compassion for whatever situation they find themselves in. Whether they need someone to help them through a rough diagnosis, someone to give them support and encouragement as they strive to get healthy, or just someone to understand where they’re coming from with their feelings, having compassion is going to make your job so much easier on you. [Read more…]
If you are someone you know and love has an addiction problem there really is no help until the person with the problem realizes that they have a problem. There is no help for an addict that doesn’t see they have a problem. Once you’ve confronted the fact that you have a problem you can reach out for help, instead of trying to fight it.
Although treatment needs to come from a treatment center, you also need to work on it at home, whether you are the addict or it’s a loved one with the problem. Here are a few things that will help in the steps to recovery. [Read more…]
Health and wellness from a personal perspective, or even as say, a parent or a guardian of someone, is one thing. But health and wellness from the government angle – now that’s going to be something completely different. Because as a politician or a leader of some sort, you have to remain both sensible and popular, and creating laws or regulations regarding well-being might cause some issues there.
But there are both positives and negatives to the situation, and analysis can happen from a variety of fronts, including funding the fight for better health, drug scheduling, figuring out school lunches, working with labeling laws, and the social pressure with respect to these decisions. [Read more…]