8 Types of Depression You May ...

Types of Depression! Does depression have types? According to WHO (World Health Organization), India is the most depressed country in the world. The shocking statistics from WHO suggest that there is a lack of awareness in the country and the stigma associated with it is very high. Majority of people know what is depression but […]

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Why Some People Are More Prone...

It may seem freaky, bizarre to some, but yes it is true- many people around the world are prone to depression! It’s not just us who are telling but also research findings have proved it. “The prevalence of depression globally has been increasing in recent decades ranging from 20% to 25% in women and about […]

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How I got addicted to Alcohol?

Hello, this is Raajan Vasudev Menon from Bangalore. I am a recovered alcohol addict who’s just out of a rehab centre. I like to share my story to all, especially parents on- how your alcohol practice may affect your children’s life. There is no confusion from where to start with. For every annual leave, I […]

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Depression or Sadness- how do ...

Nobody would welcome the feelings of dejection or sadness, but feeling low can sometimes feel like a  normal emotion, and a natural response to disappointment or loss. But it is vital to note that if this sadness persists for a long duration of time, it can be devastating. However, depression is a mental health condition […]

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Why is Overcoming Alcohol Addi...

Alcohol addiction does lead to bad behaviours and is dangerous. But why is Overcoming Alcohol Addiction So Hard? “I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction” – Gene Tierney Overcoming Alcohol Addiction is Hard- why? A person may not admit he is an alcoholic as he starts out seeking or experiencing a sense of […]

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Happiness at Workplace

Mental Health

Happy workplaces bring about huge advantages, not just for the people but also for the organizations. Yes, you read it right! Research shows that employees at happy workplaces are more successful and productive in their jobs. Do you know according to this survey it is believed that happy salespeople sell about 37% more products and have a fewer number of sick days, and moreover 12% of them are more productive and in turn stay longer in their jobs?

But, with this truth also lay a sad reality – that not every employee in any company is happy. Yes, there are employees who stay disgruntled or unsettled or might be even frustrated with their work or the workplace. But, it may be because they don’t like to disappoint their manager, so do not open up about their unhappiness. What do you think or call for this cause of unhappy employees and unhappy workplaces at the offices? Well, my answer to this question is undoubtedly the stress, anxiety, poor coping skills, and of all the above the emotional ill-health within the organization.

Yes, emotional well-being at the workplace is very important for the employee and the company as well to benefit. If you are stressed, then no doubt that you will definitely lose your peace of mind which would, in turn, affect your work. Hence, happiness at work is like a productivity booster, here are the reasons-

 

  • Happy employees work better with others- They are fun to be around and accordingly have better interactions at work. They bring about excellent teamwork and hence more satisfied customers.
  • Happiness at workplace increases creativity– If the productivity of employee depends on his capability of coming up with new ideas, then it is obvious to maintain a happy mood at work.
  • Workplace happiness brings optimism– Research studies show that happy employees are more optimistic towards things, and have a positive outlook towards success and productivity. Hence maintaining happiness at work is a must for success.
  • Happy employees get sick very less often– In any company, getting sick is a productivity killer. If an employee is not happy with his work or workplace it is for sure he will meet with workplace stress, mental illnesses, and burnouts.
  • Happiness at workplace brings about better decision making skills– Happy employees make better and more informed decisions and also are better way good at prioritizing their work.

 

In a simple way, we can tell that happiness at the workplace is the best measure for success or it can be said that happiness and productivity are like vice-versa, but whereas the link from the happiness to productivity will be stronger.

How to Switch your Happiness at Workplace?

What do you think you can do to maintain happiness at the workplace? Here are few points of happiness mantras for you to evaluate and improve your happiness quotient at the workplace. Here you go-

 

  • Make an action plan and work on it.
  • Keep yourself motivated and engaged because of performance evaluations and recognition programs along with benefits packages, social support foster engagement.
  • Try listening to music to avoid outside disruptions towards work.
  • Take breaks and relax now and then to keep your mind peaceful.
  • Make sure you use adjustable desks and chairs and see that your joints aren’t overloaded.
  • Build your energy and enthusiasm towards your tasks, and try to maintain the organizational morale.
  • Try to build extreme resilience
  • Maintain healthy eating and drinking habits
  • Actively participate in sporting activities.

 

Now it’s the time to move on towards a stress-free and emotional well-being towards your work-life. Still, if you or any of your loved one is still facing a stress and mental well-being crisis at work, please call us @+91-96111 94949 or visit at www.cadabams.org to talk to our counselors and psychologists for help.

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