Wellbeing Design Diary: Process


Which sounds appealing: Health By Program or Health By Process?

Google defines ‘program’ as a planned series of future events, items, or performances. Alternatively, ‘process’ is a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end.

Do programs engage creativity?

Programs follow plans: a detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.

A universal skill I learned as an industrial designer is design thinking. It’s problem-solving process. First of all there is an idea. Also, there is a user. Finally, there is an accomplishment. Design thinking gets into the brains and guts of the details between those three. As a result are solutions that free user’s to How To Be An Effective Multigenerational Workforce

A process follows a series: a number of things, events, or people of a similar kind or related nature coming one after another.

Creative wellbeing is design thinking for transforming behaviors.

In John P. Kotter’s ten-year study he summarized transformation is a process. Michael E. Porter argued strategy is a choice on what effectively works within systems of activities, rather than imitating techniques.

It’s similar to a scavenger hunt. Follow clues, seek relatable steps, then action! The curiosity motivates.

Diary

This morning I felt fatigued. Sleeping hours exceeded nine. A typical night of rest is 7.5-8 hours without recollect of dreams. Lately, stress has showed up in bed. Although, the diet changes do factor in.  I commonly have a nightcap but that’s not an option through this process. By 9 a.m. I was focused and energized, maintaining that level all day.

Creative wellbeing connects health with meaningful relationships.

Awareness strengthens by bridging active listening with problem-solving. Health resources are numerous and growing! Wellbeing design guides individual’s to what uniquely empowers them so achievements stick for life. Awareness to body symptoms including fatigue, brain fog, indigestion, sleep quality, hunger signals offer process direction to overcome health conditions. Food is meaningful, therefore it may be a health resource to get creative with.

Infographic by Jan Diehm, Huntington Post