You may have often heard your parents or other elders tell you that it’s very important to have a sound financial status, eat healthy and organic food free of adulteration, dress well according to the occasion, speak softly and politely to each one we meet, and converse about other qualities that you must possess in order for the society to praise you. However, they often miss out a key topic that must be discussed each day at home. That is, why being positive in life is very significant and how a balanced personality needs to have an optimistic approach to day to day situations. Especially, when you are managing a team at your workplace, you pass on vibes to the others. It is here that the positivity and optimism can not only give the team a boost, but also provide workplace satisfaction.
Gives Strength and Determination to tackle the ups and downs in business –
Being positive is very important as it is us, and only us along with our inner strength and determination, that help to fight against every unpleasant situation or sorrow in life. Life is literally like a roller coaster ride with innumerable and constant ups and downs. Every cloud is said to have a silver lining. Similarly, every period of pain is followed by joy. We only need to muster courage to take everything that comes our way in our stride and accept it as challenges that need to be won. Losing or quitting is never an option for achievers.
Prevents Stress and Frustration build up –
If one is unable to maintain a positive mind, the result will be terrible in the form of stress and built up frustration. This can be due a number of reasons such a personal life, political influence, socio-economic reasons, cultural difference, unsatisfied impulses and any other similar and relevant conceivable source. If this is allowed to happen, it may lead to mal-adaptive behavior patterns and also affect one’s relations. Being positive is just another means of adjusting to the changing situations of one’s surroundings and environment.
Depression is neither good for you, n or for the workplace! –
A common result of not having a positive outlook is depression. Depression is rapidly gaining prominence in the society today. It is marked by periods of sadness, lethargy and feelings of worthlessness for prolonged periods of time without any one explainable source. Being happy is very important. It gives you confidence to lead life the way you wish to and not nurture any ill-feelings within. The human mind is complex and so is life. Optimism merely tries to make it simple. In fact, lack of positivity can also lead to anxiety disorders, deterioration in physical health and other physiological changes such as rapid loss or increase in weight, hair loss and wrinkles to state a few. Additionally, it can create a gloomy and negative atmosphere among teams at the workplace.
There are many ways of staying happy and positive. Meditation is a great way to let go of stress and concentrate on delight and what truly matters to us. Listening to jokes and interacting freely with one’s peers and family is also essential. Engaging in a sport and following a hobby is must in order to develop oneself holistically and not just stay glued to work or any other situation in life which is not too good at the moment. Distraction from these is essential and laughter is the medicine for all sorrow. Thus, being positive is very important.