What is Health? The WHO's (World Health Organization) 1986 Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion stated that health is not just a state, but also "a resource for everyday life, not the objective of living. Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities."
When we talk of health, it is not just about a healthy body but also about sound mental health. Good health can be described as the condition where both our body as well as our mind is functioning properly. The main sources of poor health conditions are diseases, improper diet, injury, mental stress, lack of hygiene, unhealthy lifestyle, etc.
Why is health important?
There are many benefits of a healthy life. The body becomes free from several forms of disorders and we can live a life without suffering from any aches, pain, or discomfort. In many spheres of our life, we will be able to perform to the best of our ability. If we have a fit body, then we can lead a physically active life. To sum up, health and wellness brings about a big improvement in the overall quality of our life!
The link between health, lifestyle and wellbeing is often underestimated. The effect of neglected health and a poor lifestyle can affect both the personal and working life. There are many ways in which a correct balance of health, work and lifestyle can be achieved, some of them are:
For us at KAEFER the health and well-being of our employees is a top priority and this is reflected in one of our core principles: “We care about people and their health & safety”.