A mini interview series on mental health

As I have been going on this journey with mental health, I have met many people along the way who all have their own stories to tell. In fact, one of the things that inspired me to start sharing my story was hearing from others. Every time I heard from a friend or an acquaintanceContinue reading “A mini interview series on mental health”

What does recovery mean to you?

I was recently listening to the Go2Thrive podcast (episode 1), and as they were talking about the work-life balance, one of the guests brought up the interesting topic of “rest and recovery”. This sparked something in me. Having previously written that the “work-life balance” can seem pretty binary, and that balance will look different forContinue reading “What does recovery mean to you?”

How to react if a colleague tells you they have a mental health problem

Cue: this ridiculous stock image is certainly not the right answer. One of the reasons we’re still struggling to address mental health issues, is because of the stigma that comes with them. In the past (and probably still today), telling someone you were seeing a psychologist was often met with raised eyebrows as if toContinue reading “How to react if a colleague tells you they have a mental health problem”

Mental health definitions & FAQs

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Today I am covering a topic I had so far overlooked, but that is really important. When blogging about a topic such as mental health, most people may not be 100% sure what it is, and whether the topics I cover are relevant. Or perhaps you’re asking yourself “is anxietyContinue reading “Mental health definitions & FAQs”

Telling your boss you’re going through something personal

Mental wellbeing in the workplace isn’t always related to work induced situations. You may have other things going on in your life that impact how you feel on the job. Considering you spend 80% of your time at work – but luckily you are more than that – it’s only normal that the rest ofContinue reading “Telling your boss you’re going through something personal”

What is the work life balance?

The work life is balance is a concept that is constantly being sold to us. In particular in today’s context of increased pressure and burnout, we are all running after it as if it were some sort of treasure. Countless articles are out there telling us how to find it, in fact I myself wroteContinue reading “What is the work life balance?”