Enjoy the benefits of coworking: It is good for your mental and physical health

The concept of coworking is trending in recent times. This is an idea which is quite different from the traditional setup of an office. In a conventional corporate office, we see that employees of the same company share a certain space where they carry out their daily official duties and operations. As compared to this a coworking space is a common space that is occupied by independent and self-employed people who share the space with other similar people that is people who are from other professional domains functioning in the same space but are involved and are carrying out their own work.

The idea of a coworking space has become popular in current times. An increasing number of people are induced to try the idea so that they can work better, in a more relaxed manner that will help them to give their very best performance on a daily basis.

However, it seems that there are some real big-time benefits and advantages that are working behind the increasing popularity of these coworking spaces. It is true that these coworking spaces are domains where a cluster of independent professionals are working in close proximity. This is a structure or a setup that happens to be perfect to build new personal and professional relations and rapports. This is one of the ideal ways through which professionals from different domains and industries come together and this crossing of their paths leads to the genesis of a lot many new and novel business ideas, exchange of information and knowledge and a holistic ambience that is rather conducive for productive operations.

Having said all of which, we clearly understand the professional and the commercial benefits of working in a coworking space. However, this is just one part of the story. There is yet again another facet to the whole story where we see that working such spaces also comes with some real solid health benefits for the inmates and occupants of such spaces.

 

Psychological Health

We have all heard and also some of us have even experienced the phenomenon of workplace stress. This is one of the mandatory evils that we need to face when we operate from our offices for at least a minimum span of eight hours a day. This is one of the phenomenons that have become one of the deadliest challenges for the employees of the contemporary corporate world. This psychological or mental stress can also lead to a bunch of other mental problems or worse still depression that can take a huge toll on our health as a whole. This stress at our workplace can occur out of a large number of facets like a disagreement with immediate seniors, extended work pressure, office politics, mandatory official obligations which are quite adverse for a healthy mental state and so on. From this perspective working in a coworking space is a lot better idea. A coworking space has all the benefits of working in a proper corporate and a commercial set up like the provision of a proper workplace, provision of official equipment and gadgets and even personal freedom and space.

However, there is yet again another added benefit to these coworking spaces that we often miss. It is the opportunity to mix with people with a similar mindset. Such social mixing and relationship building with likeminded people is a prime key to good health. This is one of the facts that have been affirmed by some of the leading medical practitioners of the world. Building new and fruitful social relations with people with whom you can relate can help you have a better social life and also better mental health. It helps to keep you calm, relaxed and even happy throughout the day even when you are at your peak work pressure. In fact, when you work with people whose company is a source of joy for you, performing becomes much easier and productivity is at its highest. Pleasant social interaction is one of the best ways to bring out the highest productivity in you.

 

Physical Health

The owners of these coworking spaces seem to have an agenda of promoting better health and well being amongst the people who are using these spaces. Many of the owners of the coworking spaces are promoting better health by fostering practices like free yoga classes, weekly Zumba classes, meditation sessions for the occupants of the space and availability of free fruits. There are some co-working spaces that are making the local and the natural fresh produce available for the people working there. They are also trying to bring various organic products within the reach of their occupants. This is a conscious effort to bring a better life and stable health for the people who are working in these coworking spaces. This is a kind of endeavour that recognizes and respects the fact that health is an aspect that stands superior to everything else. Only when you are healthy and strong, that you can perform your best and can excel and prosper professionally. This is a sort of approach that is yet lacking amongst the corporate offices and their managements.

On the closing note, these coworking spaces are the modern age working framework and setups that offer all the infrastructural facilities of a properly working and functioning office with a chance to develop social and professional relations with many people, devoid of the angle of office politics. These coworking spaces are arrangements of the current times that are becoming increasingly popular in the current times. You can find these setups in almost all the larger cities of the nation and the trend is slowly getting passed on to the B grade cities of the country. This is a setup that is simply perfect for entrepreneurs who are beginning startups from scratch and are willing to work in an independent manner. These setups can be a nucleus of great startups and business constructs of the future.

 

 

Rahul Krishna

Rahul Krishna

Rahul is a serial entrepreneur has two decades of experience in hiring competent workforce globally. Trying to solve a business problem for startups and young Entrepreneurs by a Coworking Model - Empowerers Coworking City. He is passionate about developing ideas which carry an impact, building human relationships & inspiring people to do amazing things.

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