What is your priority in life right now?
Needs for human resources are ever evolving. From being an employer to becoming an employer of choice, organizations have travelled a long journey understanding employee’s needs. Just like “Maslow’s hierarchy with time as an industry there is a great shift in our priority as a Human and as an employee too. Bread earner to living a meaningful life different factors impact different people and their motivation to work and stay with an organization. We are New Era did a little survey recently with candidates across industries and levels and found some curious results. Below are the voting results of various factors which employees’ priorities and want to attain in this stage of his / her life.
According to the votes people give more priority to their Physical and mental well-being in life so. The demography of the voters varies from freshers to function head. Hence, it was difficult to say that these priorities can be connected to any age group rather this was more to do with individual conditions and personal choices. Considering the highest priority factor Physical and Mental health in the current age – lets quickly understand what it is and why it is so important to all of us?
Physical and mental well-being!
Prioritizing physical and mental well-being is crucial because it directly Impact your overall quality of life, maintaining good physical health ensure you have the energy, strength, and vitality to engage in daily activities and pursue your goal.
Similarly taking care of your mental health promotes emotional availability, reduces stress, and cognitive function, which leads you to better decision making and problem-solving abilities. Hence, both aspects are interconnected and contribute to a balanced and fulfilling life.
Physical and mental well-being Affects Productivity
Physical and mental well-being has direct impact our productivity, if we struggle with mental and physical health issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and insomnia we may find it challenging to focus on anything, we will not be able to do work properly will not be able to meet deadlines, and complete projects. We may also lose motivation to do anything creative or anything which includes problem-solving abilities. To avoid this extra frustration of not meeting deadlines or not being able to produce the right results it is extremely important to take out time to take care of our overall wellbeing.
Correlations with self-confidence
Our physical and mental wellbeing are closely linked to our self-confidence when we are struggling with health problems where it is physical or mental wellbeing, we may feel hopeless, worthless, and powerless. All of these can lead to decrease in self-esteem which can majorly affect our life, relationships, career, and personal growth so, taking care of our physical and mental health can increase our self-worth and self-confidence which can leads to great self-growth as well and we can confidently achieve our goals in life.
How can we improve our mental well-being?
In order to improve your physical health you have to be more focused how can you improve your mental well-being you can engage yourself and find ways to learn and be creative, Join a class or group or anything that you like and have interest in Spend time in nature, Try peer support If you’re finding things hard, talking to people who have similar feelings or experiences can help more, interact with more people speak about your problems as well in can help you to improve your mental well-being.
Look after your physical health as well.
Drinking enough water is important for your mental and physical health, focus on balanced diet, avoid drugs and alcohol, try to build physical activity into your daily routine, try to get enough sleep in order to maintain your physical health.
In conclusion, Physical and mental well-being is an essential component of our overall life. It affects our physical health, productivity, relationships, self-esteem, and quality of life. Taking care of our mental health is not a luxury; it is a necessity. We should prioritize our mental health by seeking professional help when needed, practicing self-care, and developing healthy coping mechanisms. We can also prioritize our mental health by practicing mindfulness, engaging in physical activity, eating a balanced diet, and getting enough sleep. By taking care of our mental health, we can improve our overall well-being and live a happy, healthy, and fulfilling life.