PROFESSIONAL WELLNESS MONTH-JUNE 2023
There is no alternative to professional wellness, which is a critical factor in ensuring the overall growth of an organization. Every year in June, Professional Wellness Month is celebrated to emphasize the role of the workplace in providing a holistic environment for employees. Still, it also focuses on how organizations that focus on professional wellness are, in a big way, successful, driving employee retention and attracting the best talent.
HISTORY OF PROFESSIONAL WELLNESS MONTH
Since adults spend most of their time working in offices, it is essential to have a healthy connection between work and an individual's overall well-being. This healthy connection consists of a good exercise routine, a healthy diet, and good sleep patterns, which makes an individual highly productive and valuable to the organization.
Therefore, professional organizations need to step up their game by creating an environment where employees can thrive, be happy, and be healthy. Many successful organizations focus on their employees' physical and mental well-being and have seen increased productivity, higher engagement levels, and robust work culture.
Creating Professional Wellness Month showcased the importance of maintaining a satisfying work culture and the direct relationship between professional wellness and a stress-free and happy employee. This month also aims at encouraging companies to foster professional wellness and offering incentives to individuals who take charge of their lives by adopting healthy habits that benefit their professional and personal development.
FIVE INTERESTING THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WELLNESS AT THE WORKPLACE
A good workplace culture attracts the best talent since everybody wants to work with such organizations.
Unless there is a personal emergency, an employee who feels satisfied at work will likely stay put working in that organization.
Workplace wellness can be seen in various forms, such as in-house healthy snacks or a pet-friendly policy, standing desks, and frequent breaks.
When employees talk well about their company because of its good wellness culture, it improves its goodwill.
If a workplace environment is good, it will help an individual lead a healthy life and cope with stress without resorting to unhealthy habits.
WHY PROFESSIONAL WELLNESS MONTH IS IMPORTANT
Professional Wellness Month focuses on the well-being of all employees in an organization, thus leading to a healthy work environment, boosting employee morale, and eventually improving productivity
A workplace free of toxicity and stress helps foster teamwork. It encourages a more cohesive work model between teams, which becomes essential to the growth of the employees and the organization and success.
A happy and satisfied employee is less likely to be stressed, leading to a happy and healthy personal life.