Layoff Anxiety: Mass layoffs by several big tech companies earlier this month has left Indian professionals across the world gripped by tremendous stress and anxiety. Let us know how to deal with the anxiety of retrenchment.

Massive layoffs by big tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Wipro earlier this month have caused tremendous stress and anxiety among Indian professionals across the globe. It is being speculated that in the coming weeks, more companies are considering laying off their employees. As we all know how important it is to earn money to keep the basics of life on track. However, there is more to this layoff.

According to health experts, there has been a huge increase in the number of patients coming from various big tech companies with panic anxiety attacks and depression in the last few weeks. The reason for this is the fear of losing control over their future, which has caused them severe mental pain and distress. According to the data taken from January 2023, about 3 thousand people are losing their jobs daily. This number has even started counting the number of people being dragged into anxiety, depression, and other forms of mental health problems.

Do not lose hope

Layoffs can be hard to absorb, but you need to understand that dragging their mind and soul into a cycle of mental distress will only make things worse. Hence, what experts feel the need of the hour is to keep oneself grounded. Do not lose hope, maintain your inner courage, and do not let negative thoughts dominate you. Free your thoughts, set a daily routine for yourself, and give your body some rest. When you feel sad, spend more time with your friends and family. Also, don't give up. It is important to search for a job and update your work profile. Below are some of the ways by which you can manage the anxiety of retrenchment.

How to deal with layoff anxiety

It is very important to accept your feeling act with courage and give time to your inner voice.

Create a routine for yourself.

Connect with people who can help you when you are vulnerable and who can support your emotional breakouts.

Be physically active. At this time you must take proper care of your mental and physical health.

Eat healthy Along with exercising, you should also take care of your food and what is on your plate. Physical health depends on what you are giving to your body.

Do meditation.

(Disclaimer: The information given here is based on home remedies and general information. Must take medical advice before adopting it. Kalamtimes does not confirm it.)