This descriptive study determined the extent
of wellness practices among the teaching and nonteaching employees of Bukidnon State University
during the second semester of school year 2018-2019.
There were 333 randomly selected employee-participants
who answered the adopted survey questionnaire on
wellness practices. The responses of the participants in
the instrument and in the interview provided data on
their practices in five dimensions of wellness, namely:
physical, intellectual, spiritual, social and emotional
dimensions. The participants also identified the
challenges they have encountered in practicing
wellness activities and some recommendations that
they think can help them address such challenges.
Their responses were guided by a 5-point Likert scale
and the data gathered were treated using mean and
standard deviation. The results of the study revealed that
the teaching and non-teaching employees of Bukidnon
State University always practiced spiritual and
emotional wellness activities, often practiced activities
for social and intellectual wellness and sometime
practiced physical activities. The employees of the
university also identified lack of interest and motivation,
lack of time, and unstable body condition as their
challenges in practicing wellness activities.