Employees are the most important assets of any company and those individual’s condition of mental health matters as it reflects in their productivity.
Employees are more active, more productive, more committed towards the company if they have a positive mindset. Poor mental health creates a negative impact on employee productivity and results in layoffs, absenteeism, decreased productivity.
Poor mental health and other emotional problems in the workplace take place due to stress. Stress is the main cause of low performance, high turnover, and human error.
Sometimes our stress level is getting out of control when things are happening like a person having a frequently depressed mood, suffers from a lack of confidence, anger, and frustrations, and as a result, an employee loses interest in work.
These are certain things through which we can manage stress at workplace:
Positive Relationship: While negative thoughts take place in our daily life when need to get rid of all these thoughts with the help of a good companion. That’s way positive relationships at the workplace are so important. Even if they can’t solve the problem, the simple act of understanding your stress with someone you trust can actually reduce the stress.
Exercise: Exercise is very effective in eliminating depression. It is also helpful to get our minds free of stressful thoughts. Exercise can also be in the form of active meditation and have had a calming effect on the body and mind.
Set Expectation: Expectation should be realistic and reasonable. A consistently increased workload with extremely long hours can result in stress. High turnover in a certain workplace takes place as their employees are exhausted and worried.
Corporate wellness: Corporate wellness program promotes an employee’s self-care, this kind of program consists of guiding an employee towards a healthier diet, exercise, educating about staying away from stress and depression, etc.
Stay away from conflict: In every office, there are possibilities of occurring some conflict among certain co-workers. Conflict makes a bad impact on our physical and emotional health. It is good to always avoid conflict in the workplace as much as possible.
Anamika has joined as a talent sourcer in The HR Monks . She is a management graduate in Finance and Marketing. She started her career as an Academic Counselor at a Management College. After guiding students to choose their dream career, she later made up her mind to become a human resource professional and joined as a recruiter.
This is her second organization as a recruiter, and here she is helping career aspirants to find their dream jobs.
Anamika is very fond of Indian culture and tradition and she unwinds herself by enjoying dance and music.