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Occupational Wellness

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Heather Barton-weston

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Transcript of Occupational Wellness

Occupational Wellness Get Paid to Play Occupational Wellness
Identify different occupations
Identify obstacles of wellness within occupation
Identify methods to enhance wellness within occupation
Identify different recreational activates
Job Identification
Identify methods to determining ideal occupations Objectives Question:
How do you as an employee identify the ideal occupation that enhances the sense of recreation? Job Identification: Richard G. Kraus (1984, 1990) listed elements of recreation
Is regarded to activity in contrast to sheer idleness or complete rest
Includes a extremely wide range of activities
Is voluntary and has no outside pressures
Socially redeeming
Has many desirable outcomes
Takes place during ones free time

Leisure and Life Satisfaction, Foundational Perspectives Recreation Refers to the act of recreating, or the state of being recreated; refreshment of the strength and spirits

http://www.brainyquote.com/words/re/recreation210888.html Recreation Occupational Stress
Breathing Exercises
Stretching Exercise
Go for a walk
Well thinking brainstorming
Asserting oneself to your needs
Proper Communication

The Essential Guide to Living Well & Workcare: A Resource Guide for the working Person Methods to Enhancing Occupational Wellness Overload
Express your feelings
Manage Time
Say what you want
Expectation history
Examine beliefs

Controlling Stress and Tension 6th Edition Methods to Enhancing Occupational Wellness Burnout
Self care
Deep relaxation
Awareness to rescuing tendencies
Directly asking for your needs
Exercise creativity
Acceptance of your limitations

The Essential Guide to Living Well Methods to Enhancing Occupational Wellness Occupational stress:

harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker. Job stress can lead to poor health and even injury.

Early Physiological Responses to Occupational Stress:
Headache Low morale
Sleep disturbances Job dissatisfaction
Difficulty in concentrating Upset stomach
Short temper

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 99-101 Obstacles To Occupational Wellness Overload
Level of stimulation or demand that exceeds the capacity to process or comply with that input; overstimulation
4 factors of Overload
Time pressures
Excessive responsibility
Lack of support
Excessive expectations from yourself or from others

Controlling Stress and Tension 6th Edition Obstacles To Occupational Wellness Refers to the contribution of an individual’s unique skills/talents to work that is meaningful and rewarding.
Values are expressed through involvement in paid and non-paid activities that are personally rewarding for the individual and make a contribution to the well-being of the community at large. 
He or she has satisfactorily integrated his/her commitment to the occupational realm into a total lifestyle that is rewarding.

http://www.hettler.com/History/jobs.htm Occupational Wellness
To help clarify what one really wants to do, what one does best, and to help design a plan of action

Types of Methods:
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Strong Interest Inventory

What Can I Do with My Personality Type? http://www.bsu.edu/students/careers/questassets/type/ Job Identification Methods Chronic Stress Contributes to:
Cardiovascular Disease
Musculoskeletal Disease
Psychological Disease
Work Place Injury
Suicide, Cancer, Ulcer, and Impaired Immune Functions

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 99-101 Chronic Stress and Illness
Burnout characteristics:
emotional exhaustion

Emotional exhaustion:
feeling of depletion of one’s emotional resources and energy.
detached feeling towards one’s colleagues and clients
lack of professional efficacy
feeling that one is not performing adequately in one’s work

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nora/symp08/posters/004.html Obstacles To Occupational Wellness Occupations Office Space Occupations Types of Recreational Activities Local Organizations Implementing Wellness Methods http://www.hulu.com/watch/2247 http://www.hulu.com/watch/68399 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGS2tKQhdhY
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