Would you believe that today’s hardcore workaholic professionals never misses to plough his farm and water his plants? You better believe it because such professionals are playing online games like Farmville, Mafia Wars etc to de-stress themselves.

Such professionals are mushrooming and psychologists also agree that playing online games is a great stress buster, of course if not overdone. Some of the popular games that are popular among the professionals today are Texas Poker, Mafia wars, Mind Jolt, Rummy and FarmVille.

The only jungle that such professionals see is that of concrete or that in computers or television. Farmville and other such games are providing an opportunity to live the dream i.e. own a farm, grow trees, fruits, vegetables and of course, all of this comes with hard work wherein you have to water your plants regularly just like a real life farm.

I was talking to a friend who said that some people laugh at him but he doesn’t care as he finds social network and online gaming pretty relaxing and it gives a real life experience where he is growing his own fruits and vegetables and have some farm animals too. Who would have thought that in spite of having such busy schedule and working non-stop on computer and then facing heavy traffic jams to reach home, playing online games would be a superb break.

Sujay Chadha, a iron plates trader said: “I go online between my work to quickly try my hand over a game of rummy or scrabble and have recently been playing CityVille. My mind is totally diverted from the routine and its acts as a instant refresh button and I can concentrate on my work better. LIVE22 

The 12-15 hours shifts squeezes the entire energy from professionals so that they could hit the gym or go to a nearby club to enjoy an outdoor sport which again makes online games a good alternative. Due to lack of time for physical activities, even kids are hooking up to playing games online.

For professionals meetings, targets, deadlines comes ahead of family, friends and relatives. Games24x7.com is a website that allows you to create your own rummy circle where you can invite your friends and relatives and play rummy online with them; indeed a nice way to connect with the dear ones.

Parents want their kids to learn computer and Internet and with the increasing penetration of computer and Internet in developing countries like India, kids are having a great time playing unique and interactive games. Some of the parents join kids too.

Even doctors advise playing games online to people who have hectic work hours to ease out a little. If you go to any stress management session today, most of them advise taking a short break from the work and playing online games is indeed a quick and simple way to relax and unwind but at the same time It is important that these professionals maintain a balance while playing games online.

All in all, playing games online gives a quick break to young professionals who live a very hectic life and an excess to such schedules can affect their social life and health too. Therefore, physical activities become important and playing online games is just an alternative but one should definitely look to indulge in some physical exercises.