365telugu.com online news,Hyderabad,19th October 2021:60% citizens from Hyderabad believed in doing ‘Little Things’ such as donating and distributing sanitizers, food packets, old clothes, blankets,medical devices as the direct result of the pandemic and lockdowns, revealed the study ‘The Little Things We Do’ commissioned by one of India’s most trusted conglomerates, Godrej group. In comparison to the national average of 54.50%, the study highlights that respondents from Hyderabad were drawn more toward philanthropic activities.
Also, it is compelling to note that around 80% of the respondents from Hyderabad vs 36% nationally have quit unhealthy habits such as smoking, overspending, junk eating, alcohol etc. exhibiting adoption of healthy habits to live a happy and safe life.The study further reveals that over 67% of the respondents from Hyderabad compared to the 52% of their counterparts from other cities have become more conscious of the environment by conserving energy, making mindful purchases and growing more plants etc.
Almost all the respondents from Hyderabad believe in doing ‘Little Things’ such as sanitizing their hands and products to stay healthy and happy, in comparison to the national average of 86%.Sujit Patil, Vice President & Group Head – Corporate Brand and Communications, Godrej, described the research as an insight into the minds of consumers from different cities in a challenging period. He added, “The current pandemic has taken a toll on the lifestyle and aspirations of Indians. But looking at the brighter side of such difficult and gloomy days, there is a positive shift in taking care of themselves by quitting their unhealthy habits is a direct result during the pandemic.”
Acknowledging the ‘little gestures’ to keep themselves healthy during the lockdown he further highlights, “85% of the respondents from Hyderabad adopted a physical or mental fitness activity such as yoga, Zumba, walk, meditation, etc as compared to 58% respondents nationally to ease out the stress, remain balanced and deal with uncertainties and anxieties during these tough times.On being family-oriented,over 61% respondents remained connected with friends and family through social media for their mental health whereas nationally the data revealed 46% Other insights revealed through the research
.More than 52% indulged in freshly cooked breakfast regularly during the lockdown
.58% claim to have participated in community activities to support those less privileged like volunteered for philanthropic activities such as teaching, counselling,etc. as compared to 43.75% respondents nationally
.More than 45% of respondents from Hyderabad indulged in reading or listening to music during periods of lock-down as compared to 23% nationally
.45% Hyderabadites responded that receiving unexpected gifts from others are the‘little things’ that made them happy