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Runningl Head:l WELLNESS
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1-2l Activity:l Lensl Exploration
IDSl 402
SNHU
Julyl 3,2022
Thel specificl wellnessl topicl thatl hasl beenl selectedl tol bel evaluatedl froml thel fourl educationl
interdisciplinaryl lensesl relatesl tol work-lifel balance.l Inl thel 21
st
l century,l mostl ofl thel peoplel leadl al
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hecticl lifestylel thatl compromisesl theirl work-lifel balancel andl adverselyl impactsl theirl wellness.l
Accordingl tol thel Internationall Laborl Organizationl (ILO),l workingl timel isl onel ofl thel keyl factorsl thatl
canl eitherl helpl inl facilitatingl work-lifel balancel orl hinderl itl (Work-lifel balance,l 2021).l Thel topicl hasl
beenl chosenl asl itl isl ofl highl relevancel forl almostl everyl workingl professionall inl thel contemporaryl
times.l Thel lackl ofl properl work-lifel balancel canl takel al tolll onl anl individual’sl physicall asl welll asl
psychologicall well-being.l
Applicationl ofl thel historyl lensl
Thel managementl ofl workl andl personall lifel hasl beenl anl importantl topic.l Apartl froml
handlingl one’sl profession,l itl isl necessaryl tol allocatel significantl timel tol thel personall lifel aspectsl asl
welll sol thatl neitherl ofl thel domainsl willl bel neglected.l Inl thel formerl timesl whenl thel workl settingl wasl
lessl complexl andl lessl competitive.,l individualsl werel ablel tol prioritizel theirl personall andl
professionall lives.l However,l inl thel modernl times,l thel complexityl associatedl withl thel topicl ofl work-
lifel balancel hasl increased.l Currently,l mostl workingl professionalsl havel beenl strugglingl tol strikel al
healthyl balancel betweenl theirl workl andl thel diversel domainsl ofl theirl life.l l
Applicationl ofl humanitiesl lens
Thel topicl concerningl work-lifel balancel canl bel seenl throughl thel humanitiesl lenses.l Itl
basicallyl revolvesl aroundl humanl actions.l Thel prevailingl workl contextl hasl becomel extremelyl
challengingl duel tol thel highl intensityl ofl competition.l Inl thel globalizedl era,l individualsl operatingl inl
thel laborl marketl facel intensel pressurel tol sustainl andl survivel inl thel dynamicl professionall setting.l Inl
orderl tol thrivel andl earnl theirl living,l peoplel havel beenl givingl highl priorityl tol theirl work-lifel andl
focusingl onl areasl suchl asl developingl newl skillsl andl abilities.l Duel tol suchl anl inclination,l thel focusl
onl theirl personall livesl hasl beenl atl thel receivingl end.l Thel immensel pressurel thatl individualsl facel inl
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theirl professionall livesl hasl thel potentiall tol notl onlyl takel al tolll onl theirl personall lifel butl alsol
deterioratel theirl levell ofl wellnessl (Rahiml etl al.,l 2019).l
Applicationl ofl naturall andl appliedl sciencesl lens
Thel topicl ofl work-lifel balancel canl bel evaluatedl throughl thel naturall andl appliedl sciencesl
lensl tol understandl thel scientificl implicationsl thatl arisel inl thel specificl domain.Itl isl imperativel forl
individualsl tol allocatel theirl timel towardsl theirl personall asl welll asl professionall livesl (Gragnanol etl
al.,l 2020).l Thel lackl ofl properl balancel betweenl thesel areasl canl adverselyl affectl thel psychologicall
wellnessl ofl al personl byl causingl stressl andl mentall fatigue.l Additionally,l inl thel workl domain,l itl canl
takel al tolll byl diminishingl thel levell ofl jobl satisfaction.l
Applicationl ofl sociall sciencesl lens
Whilel working,l itl isl vitall forl individualsl tol focusl onl thel relationshipsl thatl theyl sharel withl
theirl colleaguesl withoutl neglectingl theirl personall relationshipsl andl bonds.l Establishingl healthyl
relationshipsl withl othersl inl diversel settingsl isl vitall forl promotingl individuall well-beingl andl
sustainingl strongl associationsl (Rahiml etl al.,l 2019).
References
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Adekunle,l A.l M.,l Abimbola,l O.l S.,l &l Ehimen,l E.l J.l (2019).l Conflictsl managementl strategies:l Al tooll
forl industriall harmony.l Journall ofl Varnal Universityl ofl Economics,l 63(1),l 19-34.
Rahim,l N.l B.,l Osman,l I.,l &l Arumugam,l P.l V.l (2019).l Evaluatingl work-lifel balancel andl individuall
well-beingl withl thel moderatingl rolel ofl organisationall climate.l Europanl Journall ofl Sociall
Sciences,l 27(4),l 2731-2752.
Gragnano,l A.,l Simbula,l S.,l &l Miglioretti,l M.l (2020).l Worklifel balance:l weighingl thel importancel
ofl workfamilyl andl workhealthl balance.l Internationall journall ofl environmentall researchl
andl publicl health,l 17(3),l 907.
Rahim,l N.l B.,l Osman,l I.,l &l Arumugam,l P.l V.l (2019).l Evaluatingl work-lifel balancel andl individuall
well-beingl withl thel moderatingl rolel ofl organisationall climate.l Europanl Journall ofl Sociall
Sciences,l 27(4),l 2731-2752.
Work-lifel balance.l (2021).l Retrievedl Julyl 2,l 2022,l froml
https://www.ilo.org/global/topics/working-time/wl-balance/lang--en/index.html
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