Fostering recovery and well-being in a healthy lifestyle: A concluding summary

Jürgen Beckmann, Michael Kellmann

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Abstract

A holistic or systemic perspective is critical to effectively managing stress and promoting recovery. Stress and recovery are essential components of well-being, and their interplay shapes individual health outcomes. Recognising the systemic nature of stress and recovery is critical to designing effective interventions and policies. By promoting a balance between stress and recovery in physiological, psychological, and social terms, individuals and societies can build resilience, promote optimal well-being, and mitigate the negative effects of chronic stress. In addition, this chapter presents a critical perspective on the “work-life balance” strategy, stating that it neglects to acknowledge the complex relationship between stress and recovery in the detailed way that the recovery-based methods discussed in this book do.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFostering Recovery and Well-being in a Healthy Lifestyle
Subtitle of host publicationPsychological, Somatic, and Organizational Prevention Approaches
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages218-222
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781003844464
ISBN (Print)9781032168609
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2024

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