Having a well-being story is a powerful household culture-building strategy. Households are often formed around shared experiences. Examples include overcoming challenges related to work, health and prejudices. The narrative includes the characters and plot. The benefits of well-being could be recognized in this story. The plot could also include healthy activities.
This episode is about aligning norms and traditions are aligned with housemates’ lifestyle goals. A first step is to examine existing norms and determine how they support or undermine well-being. The healthy behaviors that you desire should become “the way we do things around here.” They should become the norm. It is also important that long-standing traditions be modified so that they better support well-being.