As someone who likes to read into language and discourse, I’ve been thinking recently about the different ways in which the relationship between wellbeing and health on the one hand and work on the other is framed. Sadly I don’t have time to do a ‘proper’ study to see whether others are saying this or to reference back to all the sources that are leading me to these understandings, but this is where my day to day observations and reflections are leading me.
I see three different types of ‘framing’ going on…for convenience I have named them….
- wellbeing and health in order to work
- wellbeing and health at work
- wellbeing and health through work
So here are my explanations…