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THE Well-Being Champion Core Competency, Beyond Measure

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THE Well-Being Champion Core Competency, Beyond Measure

(YOUR ASSOCIATION) NEWS ARTICLE (dated, 2059): The era of job burn-out is officially over. Back in 2020, our professional association (insert yours here) recognized the occupation "Well-being Championship" as an integral part of doing business. Since then, these individuals have role-modeled health and advocated for resilience, healthy teams, healthy leadership, and a positive health culture. As a result, and according to recent international well-being surveys, all occupations have shown significant reductions. It all began when these champions learned their lessons from previously high burn-out occupations (e.g., nurses, social workers, teachers) and they decided to take charge and do things differently. Wellness...

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Which of 7 Mindfulness Types Are You?

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Which of 7 Mindfulness Types Are You?

Quantum Nudge Series #4: Interpersonal Mindfulness “Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being.” -Goethe Previous blogs suggest three consulting practices help nudge a positive culture, even if by changing one person's ideas or attitudes. First, heart-centeredness conveys authenticity, care and compassion. Second, we focus significantly more on the strengths and positive factors in the person or culture, helping them actualize natural capacities already there. Third, we make our interactions intimate--more transformational than transactional--by putting us and the other on the same level of vulnerability. The...

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Competency-Based Wellness Champions

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Competency-Based Wellness Champions

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence. --Abigail Adams In the long history of (humanity) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. --Charles Darwin Competency-based wellness champions can benefit from deliberate learning experiences that encourage improvisation and collaboration. My experience (and research) tells me that most people have less stress, and become and stay healthy because of their community: family, friends, and coworkers. But most workplace wellness programs neglect the powerful role of social support. These programs persuade workers to know their numbers (e.g., for weight); use apps and computers; and practice...

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