Organizations all over the world today have started focussing lot more on developmental activities for their employees. For you to be successful in your career these activities are very beneficial. There are innumerable books written on the various developmental activities that one can take up to overcome all hindrances in their career. With the kind of work culture and work hours faced by the work force today, these activities are like the re-energizing forums for them. Try out any of the following developmental activity and enjoy a life free from mental anxiety.
Meditation can be practised to maintain calm
Meditation has always been considered as one of the best ways to relax your mind. It is also a great stress buster. You can practise medication anytime of the day. There are various forms of medication practised all across the world. However, breathing exercises are one of the most popular form of meditation. They help you calm your mind, provide your nerves the much needed relaxation and improve your concentration on work. People even practise repeating a word or a set of words called as mantra to ease and release tension. Make them a part of your life and see the immense benefits you derive.
Develop tolerance by controlling your instincts
There is a famous quote on tolerance by the French philosopher Pierre Bayle “It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.” So to obtain peace, develop tolerance. Your instincts guide you and if you can keep a check on them then you will eventually develop. Your character is developed by your instincts and a controlled behaviour is always incremental to your career.
Control work related impulsive views
Your impulsive instincts not only ruin your peace of mind but also are not very welcoming for the rest of the people who face it. It is always a good practise to develop tolerance and avoid such behaviours. Your career needs good care to nourish and grow, impulsive behaviour will ruin it.Your impulsive reaction on any situation defames your image and creates negative vibes around you. So work on your impulsive nature and a controlled person always displays the best qualities required in a work environment.
Learn to refuse things politely
Refusing someone is one of the most difficult task to do. We at times accept work because we consider it impolite to refuse, but this increases the amount of work and it becomes more of a pain. So learn to politely refuse people. Whenever you are faced with situation like this see the feasibility of the work, only if you can manage and are comfortable then say yes or simply refuse.
Do not be anxious about the work targets
Anxiety ruins you of your comfort, peace and concentration. Work targets do get stringent with each advancement in your career. However, getting anxious does not fetch you the target. It is not a solution. Maintaining your calm and then working on them will be beneficial.
These activities will give you the much desired peace and make your life content. You will find lot of articles on the internet regarding developmental activities. Brain Tracy, a renowned author and a motivational speaker has written several books on self-development and his company offers various courses as well. Let’s conclude this piece with his quote on career development –“If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.”