Occupational Wellness

Occupational Wellness

What is occupational wellness?

Occupational wellness is seeking for and having a career that is interesting, enjoyable, meaningful and contributes to the larger society. (Remember, your "occupation" right now is to be a student.)

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What are signs of occupational wellness?

  • Finding what motivates you
  • Finding an occupation of interest
  • Learning how to balance leisure with work
  • Understanding your work and learning style
  • Communicating and collaborating with others
  • Being able to work independently and with others

How to improve occupational wellness?

  • Don't settle, keep motivated to get what you want.
  • Increase your skills to increase your odds at a promotion.
  • Find the benefits/positives in your job right now.
  • Get to know your co-workers, be friendly.
  • Avoid overworking yourself.
  • Enjoy what you do, do what you enjoy.

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