The universe celebrates World Happiness Day by presenting the decalogue to promote the well-being movement and by launching various activities that it wants to contribute to spreading a positive culture among its employees, collaborators and society in general.
In its mission to improve people’s health, the Society promotes this important initiative, which was born in 2012, by asking the UN to recognize the importance of happiness and well-being as the universal aspirations of people, a. which today is more necessary than ever in the social and economic context, sometimes adverse and adverse.
Everyone understands that the workplace is the most important aspect in people’s lives that completes personal fulfillment, that allows them to fully fulfill themselves and achieve happiness.
The benefit of laughter
According to various scientific researches, when we laugh, we activate a total of 17 muscles, while this figure increases to 43 if we show an angry face. Ana Palencia, director of Unilever’s sustainability and supporter of this initiative, highlights “World Happiness Day is the perfect opportunity to remember the need to smile more and create positive environments that improve the quality of life of the people around us. surround us. personal sphere, but also in the workplace where we spend a large part of our time we spend.”
In addition, the day should be recalled to other studies which confirm that happiness favors longevity and facilitates the eviction of diseases; Likewise, the need to promote happiness by oneself as a method of receiving it has already been mentioned and the chances of happiness increase if people share happiness and turn it into a reciprocal act. According to studies, happy people are 31% more productive in their day to day and up to three times more creative than others. The company promotes a culture of happiness for positive personal relationships, the development of creativity and the balance between personal and professional life.
Happiness, some key gestures to incorporate in our day to day
In its decade of happiness, Unilever also values the role of the “vitamin” of people and the importance of surrounding yourself with them. According to Dr. Marian Rojas Estapé these are profile figures that can make others shine and feel better. Another reason that society emphasizes on World Happiness Day is human health. A good mind and body is essential to achieving positive development, so taking care of yourself is one step to achieving happiness. In this process comes food for the thoughts with which we surround ourselves. Eating healthy and thinking positively are some of the keys to boosting happiness in our routine.
Rest, entertainment and moments have a place in the recommendation that Unilever participates in a time that claims the good of people. Under the popular slogan “Carpe Diem”, the company encourages us to use every opportunity we have to be happy and to pass this status on to the people we love the most. Without forgetting the need to receive rest and attention, the company includes as a suggestion having a full form of sleep, which allows our body to recover the strength that characterizes us. Rest plays a key role in people’s happiness and well-being, which the company adds can directly influence the workplace. According to a statistical analysis carried out by TINYpulse, the development of software that allows companies to keep their supporters happy and engaged, the happiness of people can improve the profits of companies by up to 147%. Different initiatives are being promoted by Unilever to keep the people who are part of the company happy. Employees who are passionately happy in their jobs have less risk of suffering accidents, and in addition, they see the positive side of the problems that arise every day.
This week Unilever will be carrying out various internal initiatives to celebrate the World Day of Happiness. The company belongs to all its employees, organizes its services and includes spaces, so that all the people who are in it can share the message of happiness. As part of their 10 Happiness Decade, Unilever and Frigo are all finally encouraging people to make small changes in their lives that help them to be happy. The importance of integrating positive attitudes that reflect the goals and objectives of each of us is essential to creating our own path to happiness.
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