The occupational dimension of wellness involves choosing a career/job that is rewarding and enjoyable.
The occupational dimension of wellness is involved in preparing for work in which one will gain personal satisfaction and find enrichment in one’s life through work. Occupational development is related to one’s attitude about one’s work.’ Traveling a path toward your occupational wellness, you’ll contribute your unique gifts, skills and talents to work that is personally meaningful and rewarding. You’ll convey your values through your involvement in both paid and unpaid volunteer activities that are gratifying for you. You’ll know when you’re on the correct path for career wellness, when your work and hobbies become exciting.
On your Occupational Wellness journey you’ll begin to value the importance of not only your own personal gratification, but your contribution to the well-being of the community at large. The choice of profession, job satisfaction, career ambitions, and personal performance are all important components of your path’s terrain. As you travel the wellness path, you’ll begin to believe that – occupationally.
- It’s better to choose a career which is consistent with our personal values interests and beliefs than to select one that is unrewarding to us.
- It’s better to develop functional, transferable skills through structured involvement opportunities than to remain inactive and uninvolved.