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1-2c Activity:c Lensc Exploration
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Thec specificc wellnessc topicc thatc hasc beenc selectedc toc bec evaluatedc fromc thec fourc
educationc interdisciplinaryc lensesc relatesc toc work-lifec balance.c Inc thec 21
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c century,c mostc ofc thec
peoplec leadc ac hecticc lifestylec thatc compromisesc theirc work-lifec balancec andc adverselyc impactsc
theirc wellness.c Accordingc toc thec Internationalc Laborc Organizationc (ILO),c workingc timec isc onec ofc
thec keyc factorsc thatc canc eitherc helpc inc facilitatingc work-lifec balancec orc hinderc itc (Work-lifec
balance,c 2021).c Thec topicc hasc beenc chosenc asc itc isc ofc highc relevancec forc almostc everyc workingc
professionalc inc thec contemporaryc times.c Thec lackc ofc properc work-lifec balancec canc takec ac tollc onc
anc individual’sc physicalc asc wellc asc psychologicalc well-being.c
Applicationc ofc thec historyc lensc
Thec managementc ofc workc andc personalc lifec hasc beenc anc importantc topic.c Apartc fromc
handlingc one’sc profession,c itc isc necessaryc toc allocatec significantc timec toc thec personalc lifec aspectsc
asc wellc soc thatc neitherc ofc thec domainsc willc bec neglected.c Inc thec formerc timesc whenc thec workc
settingc wasc lessc complexc andc lessc competitive.,c individualsc werec ablec toc prioritizec theirc personalc
andc professionalc lives.c However,c inc thec modernc times,c thec complexityc associatedc withc thec topicc
ofc work-lifec balancec hasc increased.c Currently,c mostc workingc professionalsc havec beenc strugglingc
toc strikec ac healthyc balancec betweenc theirc workc andc thec diversec domainsc ofc theirc life.c c
Applicationc ofc humanitiesc lens
Thec topicc concerningc work-lifec balancec canc bec seenc throughc thec humanitiesc lenses.c Itc
basicallyc revolvesc aroundc humanc actions.c Thec prevailingc workc contextc hasc becomec extremelyc
challengingc duec toc thec highc intensityc ofc competition.c Inc thec globalizedc era,c individualsc operatingc
inc thec laborc marketc facec intensec pressurec toc sustainc andc survivec inc thec dynamicc professionalc
setting.c Inc orderc toc thrivec andc earnc theirc living,c peoplec havec beenc givingc highc priorityc toc theirc
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work-lifec andc focusingc onc areasc suchc asc developingc newc skillsc andc abilities.c Duec toc suchc anc
inclination,c thec focusc onc theirc personalc livesc hasc beenc atc thec receivingc end.c Thec immensec
pressurec thatc individualsc facec inc theirc professionalc livesc hasc thec potentialc toc notc onlyc takec ac tollc
onc theirc personalc lifec butc alsoc deterioratec theirc levelc ofc wellnessc (Rahimc etc al.,c 2019).c
Applicationc ofc naturalc andc appliedc sciencesc lens
Thec topicc ofc work-lifec balancec canc bec evaluatedc throughc thec naturalc andc appliedc sciencesc
lensc toc understandc thec scientificc implicationsc thatc arisec inc thec specificc domain.Itc isc imperativec forc
individualsc toc allocatec theirc timec towardsc theirc personalc asc wellc asc professionalc livesc (Gragnanoc
etc al.,c 2020).c Thec lackc ofc properc balancec betweenc thesec areasc canc adverselyc affectc thec
psychologicalc wellnessc ofc ac personc byc causingc stressc andc mentalc fatigue.c Additionally,c inc thec
workc domain,c itc canc takec ac tollc byc diminishingc thec levelc ofc jobc satisfaction.c
Applicationc ofc socialc sciencesc lens
Whilec working,c itc isc vitalc forc individualsc toc focusc onc thec relationshipsc thatc theyc sharec
withc theirc colleaguesc withoutc neglectingc theirc personalc relationshipsc andc bonds.c Establishingc
healthyc relationshipsc withc othersc inc diversec settingsc isc vitalc forc promotingc individualc well-beingc
andc sustainingc strongc associationsc (Rahimc etc al.,c 2019).
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References
Adekunle,c A.c M.,c Abimbola,c O.c S.,c &c Ehimen,c E.c J.c (2019).c Conflictsc managementc strategies:c Ac
toolc forc industrialc harmony.c Journalc ofc Varnac Universityc ofc Economics,c 63(1),c 19-34.
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