Students will prepare a rationale and expected results from implementing mind/body exercises or practices within an employee wellness program to reduce stress. [Scenario]
PART 1:This week’s Assignment consists of reading about physical exercises and mind/body practices to reduce stress in the workplace thus improving morale, cultural engagement, and overall reduction of health care costs. Employers are interested in keeping their organizations healthy and employees have expressed an interest in mind/body exercises or practices at the worksite. After reading this information, students should decide on the best programs to offer employers benefits in reducing stress, having little or no capital outlay [equipment and labor], and describing associated health benefits.
This proposal should consist of a strong rationale, chosen mind/body exercise programs or practices, capital outlay, and benefits.
For the Discussion Board, students need to identify a classmate. Each student will pitch their proposed ideas briefly The pitch should be around 200 words. Once students have pitched on the Discussion Board for their proposal, the next step is preparing the proposal.
Directions: Your Assignment should be at least two full double-spaced pages in length, using size 12-point font in Word format. Be sure your paper is well written in paragraph form, with correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation. You may use external sources in addition to the required unit Readings. Cite any external sources used.
Go to Course Documents and download the Health & Wellness Proposal Template [Word document] to your computer. This template provides the scenario and provides an outline of elements to be addressed in the proposal.
The Discussion Board and Assignment address the following unit outcomes:
Assess the role of physical exercise in managing and preventing stress.
Identify a variety of mind-body practices to improve physiological and psychological well-being.
Understand the qualities of interpersonal mindfulness and its use between you and others.