Relational Wellbeing- Rekindle the relational flame. Strengthen your bonds.
In today’s world with modernization and Urbanization, Relational problem is becoming a real big issue. It can be with your romantic partner, spouse, children, parents, friends, co-workers, siblings, etc. Relational Well Being has been defined by the University of California Davis, “The relationships and connections we have and how we interact with others .Our relationship can offer support during difficult times. It involves building healthy, nurturing and supportive relationships as well as fostering a genuine connection with those around you.”Relational well-being helps one to bring the quality of relationship to the next level. If you feel like you have grown apart from someone important in your life, or if you want to make your relationship stronger and more satisfying then relational well-being program is just right for you.
Our overall well-being is made up of multiple dimensions. Relational Well Being is one of the most important dimensions contributing to our holistic health. Many studies have documented how poor social health results in sickness or disease. A social issue like isolation or loneliness caused by poor support network doubles the risk of death within any time period at any age. On the other hand, good Relational Well Being leads to improvement in all areas of life. When one makes the choice to improve their social health, one will perform better under stress, boosts self-esteem, increase energy levels and achieve better overall physical Health.
Coaching helps in bringing positive changes towards Relational well-being as the coach with profound trust and rapport tries to identify the vacuum in clients life and tries to co create a life vision which brings happiness and contentment ,gives life meaning and pleasure that offer immediate gratification. As Health and Wellness coach adapt a holistic approach they try to explore the other aspects of wellness dimensions like Nutrition, Intellectual, Emotional, Spiritual Recreation, Occupation, Exercise, stress, etc. while addressing Relational Well-being.
There are many factors that contribute to Relational well-being and in Health and Wellness Coaching, The client together with the coach engage in a process tap into a means for developing, greater self-awareness and self-insight and build a personal inventory of self-discovery tools for better Relational well-being. Coach gives constant support to the client in achieving and maintaining sustainable behavioral changes required for Relational well-being by taking in account of their strengths and working on their weaknesses. Coach works on clients agenda as what aspects they want to work on and at their pace. One to one coaching for a client needing relational well-being works out very well as the client can share his or her problem to the coach and together they can work out a solution. As it is said “a problem shared is a problem halved” Client also learns to do meditation for relaxation, as meditation and breath regulation exercise helps to calm mind and get in touch with inner self.
As having satisfying Relationship is essential for both mental and physical well-being, coaching helps the client to Reinvent, Relate and Reconnect. Coaching offer opportunities for personal growth and development, importance of positive thinking to bridge the gap and find meaning and gaining insight by looking at the bigger picture .One can expand themselves by increased positive emotion and enhanced motivation.