Work – 100, life – 0?
According to a study conducted by The Live Love Laugh Foundation, a staggering 47% of Indians are judgmental of those perceived as mentally ill. Is there a role, then, that organizations can play, in supporting employees who demonstrate symptoms of having a mental problem?
With competition levels within workplaces skyrocketing, a heavy imbalance in the work-life ratio has also contributed to the new age thought that the more the number of work hours punched in by an employee, the more valuable they are to the system. Which will lead to quick success, right?
OR, it could leave them with a feeling of being overstretched, overworked & underappreciated & without any personal life whatsoever. What organization could do is support them in any way that they can – within professional limitations, of course.
Here are a few suggestions:
Remember – just because someone is not asking for help, does not mean that they don’t need it.
By Nitisha Jauhar
Nitisha Jauhar is a PR professional who invests her free time in writing and blogs. You can reach her at [email protected]
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