BSAFE Wellbeing

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO WELLNESS AT SEA

Published: February 25, 2021

Understand the purpose of the Wellness at Sea campaign and how it can benefit you and your colleagues. The module introduces the key concepts of wellness, as well as the Wellness at Sea app which provides a number of useful features.

WELLNESS AT SEA – INTRODUCTION VIDEO

How are you? A very basic question, but one that can be quite complex and challenging to answer. This helps you understand how Wellness at Sea can assist you in answering this question by acknowledging that every person is unique, holistic and multidimensional.  It is ultimately about helping you to be the very best seafarer and person you can be.

WELLNESS AT SEA – INTRODUCTION PODCAST

Hear more about the background of the Wellness at Sea campaign and what its objectives are. This should give you a better understanding of the importance of keeping well while being at sea. Furthermore, it provides details on how to contact Sailor’s Society if assistance is needed.

WELLNESS AT SEA – INTRODUCTION CARTOON

This cartoon illustrates the importance of understanding that in today’s world the focus should not just be on seafarers technical skills, but that their wellbeing is of equal importance. Recognising the stress that results from being away from home for a considerable part of the year is an important first step in looking after your wellbeing.

WELLNESS AT SEA – POSTERS

The posters highlight and act as a reminder of the many aspects that contribute to a person’s wellbeing. Using three simple questions: How are you? Who are you? What are you?  – they highlight some key considerations and how the Wellness at Sea campaign can help address these.

WELLNESS AT SEA – APP

Get acquainted with the Welfare at Sea app. This is a free app for seafarers and can be downloaded to your phone or tablet to basically allow you to put your health and wellbeing in your own hands and monitor your daily wellness.

The Wellness at Sea App is available on Google Play and App Store.

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