Health affects us in so many ways – more than we think! Health affects our daily mood. It impacts our social functioning. It can mean the difference between staying alive or succumbing to disease. And yes, it can be a negative distraction or a vehicle for positivity…including prosperity.
Just as kids spend a lot of time at school, adults spend a lot of time at the workplace (while also taking care of family and often, going to school, themselves). Whether we are working at the traditional office from 8 am to 5 pm, or working from home, or any number of other employment scenarios, our health can be a make-it or break-it factor in quality of life and how long we live.
These days, even among the wealthiest of people in any country or culture, this does not always mean better health as it once did. Junk food has invaded every part of every society, and this means our health is at risk, even when we have excellent health care insurance and other great benefits. Although the average lifespan has increased, has quality of life also gotten better? How would you rate your quality of life? Here are 7 ways your health can impact your career.
Dr. Donna Poppendieck (Dr. P) has over 30 years of experience in the mental health care field. She is a seasoned college professor and instructor for providers. She uses credible, proven holistic health strategies in instruction for parents of children with mental health challenges looking for another approach as well as healthcare providers seeking to implement or understand holistic strategies.