Have you ever wondered why you cannot keep yourself away from checking your Facebook notifications or why you don’t want to skip a family event for an important meeting? It is human nature to desire the company of other humans. We are genetically designed to socialise since the very beginning.

Unfortunately, we have started to socialise less or stopped altogether nowadays. In these modern times, we have become more self-oriented with the fulfilment of our personal dreams, objectives and careers. Ever increasing competition to survive with the best possible outcomes have forced us to solely focus on winning in life. In the midst of all these, we have forgotten how beneficial socialising is for us. This is why no matter how busy you are, you must always make time to socialise.

Why You Must Make Time To Socialise –The Whole Lot of Benefits From Socialising

The major benefits of socialising is good health and effective networking.

In general, socialising links you to the society. This has a positive impact on your physical, mental and emotional health. When you interact with others in the society, you will not feel unaccompanied, lonesome and helpless. You will be able to deal with the problems that you encounter in your daily life in a better way. You will get courage and confidence to handle all the different situations which life throws at you.

The experts from University College Dublin have discovered that an increase in socialising can cause stress to decrease and depression to ease. Negative emotions such as hopelessness, unhappiness, fear and anxiety can ruin your emotional health. Socialisation can overcome these unfavourable emotions because interacting with people mostly makes one happy and lets them forget their troubles. Additionally, socialising can help you discuss and share problems with people which can deeply unburden you.

Socialising has also produced scientific evidences that support improved memory and enhanced intellectual brain activities. It has a similar impact to that of playing thought involving games that exercise the mind. The chances of contracting psychological diseases such as the Alzheimer’s disease, reduce significantly. Therefore, the next time you are going to prepare for any examination or interview, be sure to socialise just a little bit!

Socialising is the free treatment for cancer! It causes progressive stress inside a human body. In line with the Daily Telegraph publication, the phenomenal progressive stress causes the cancer tumours to contract gradually to the point of vanishing.

Networking is a vital part of today’s competing job market. You will not be able to succeed in your job field unless you have a good network of individuals. By socialising at professional events, you can include the best people in your perfect network.

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Stop being too Busy to Socialise!

There are some effective solutions to aid you so you can stop being too busy to socialise.

You can join a scheduled socialising event to make sure that you socialise frequently. Scheduled socialising events can be a book club, sports club or mothers’ club.

With social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, do not forget to take full advantage. These social media are far better than the random chatting sessions people used to socialise in platforms like MySpace and Hi5. However, make sure that you socialise in person with the people added with you on the latest social applications for effectual benefits.

Socialising in your workplace should be accounted for. Make sure that you take good use of your co-workers and your boss in the office. Socialise with your co-workers to have an extra good relationship with them. You can organise a potluck once a week with them at your work. Maintain a good relationship with your boss by socialising. This is why you need to make sure that you have an approachable boss.

If you are a boss yourself, socialise with your employees. It will be profiting for your business as your employees’ productivity will surely increase. You can organise events like picnics or parties to engage them to socialise. As an employee or employer, you are recommended to keep tons of photos of your loved ones on your workstation. Looking at them will produce identical effects to that of socialising.

Socialise as you perform your daily activities. Be social with the people who cross your way while you are taking your early morning walks or just climbing the stairs. You can try taking different routes to meet even more new people. Yet, studies suggest that meeting the same people routinely can heighten the benefits of socialising.

If you have kids, then allow them some freedom to socialise virtually or/and in reality. Do not keep pestering them to become bookworms with only straight As. Socialising will play a stronger part in heightening their cognitive health which will surely lead them to become perfect students.

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Anna Haotanto is the Advisor (former CEO) of The New Savvy. She is currently the COO of ABZD Capital and the CMO of Gourmet Food Holdings, an investment firm focusing on opportunities in the global F&B industry. She is part of the founding committee of the Singapore FinTech Association and heads the Women In FinTech and Partnership Committee. Anna is the President of the Singapore Management University Women Alumni. Anna invests and sits on the board of a few startups. Anna is also part of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Career Women’s Group executive committee. Anna’s story is featured on Millionaire Minds on Channel NewsAsia. She hosts TV shows and events, namely for Channel NewsAsia’s “The Millennial Investor” and “Challenge Tomorrow”, a FinTech documentary. Anna was awarded “Her Times Youth Award” at the Rising50 Women Empowerment Gala, organised by the Indonesian Embassy of Singapore. The award was presented by His Excellency Ngurah Swajaya. She was also awarded Founder of the Year for ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards. She was also awarded the Women Empowerment Award by the Asian Business & Social Forum. Anna has been awarded LinkedIn Power Profiles for founders (2018, 2017), Tatler Gen T, The Peak’s Trailblazers under 40 and a nominee for the Women of The Future award by Aviva


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