90000 hours. The amount of time an average individual spends at work in a corporate job. That’s over 3750 days or 10 years.
Another 2016 survey involving thousands of employees found that 80 percent of the respondents exhibited symptoms of anxiety while 55 percent had symptoms of depression.
Add to that, the recent pandemic hasn’t made things any better. A survey by The7thFold had revealed that 36% of Indian employees are suffering from mental health issues and 50% are worried about an uncertain future due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Why are we sharing this information with you?
One, because it’s important and two because we’re going to shed some light on the importance of therapy in corporate setups in this article. People spending long hours on work, fulfilling tasks and meeting deadlines, facing competition and financial insecurities often find it difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance resulting in compromised productivity and stress. Therapy at work can help them achieve overall well-being by dealing with their issues in constructive ways.
At Taal Inc. mental health of all our participants has always been our priority and our expert facilitators and mental health professionals help curate Corporate Engagement Activities packed with tools from a varied range of therapy modalities like Creative Art Therapy, Art Therapy and Counselling.
Another one of the biggest outcomes of having mental health issues at workplaces is unhealthy interpersonal relationships which can severely affect the balance within the teams. Our Team Building Activities in Pune and around the country help employees build deeper and meaningful relationships with their co-workers and our Employee Engagement Exercises designed and developed at Taal Inc. Therapy Room which is our Counselling Centre for Expressive Arts related research and development provides employees with tools and techniques to bond deeper with colleagues and experience what it feels like to be in a safe and supportive work atmosphere.
To conclude, employees who feel safe, seen, heard and respected at work make sure that they are giving their one hundred percent to every job they’re assigned and feeling supported by their peers and leaders in their mental health journey also makes them deal with issues in their personal life in a much more empowered way. Basically, A win-win for both employees and the organization.
Get in touch with us to organize therapy based Corporate Training Sessions at your workplace and give your employees the best gift of their lives.
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