Is work weighing you down ? Don't be afraid to take a 'sad day' for your mental health

Is work weighing you down ? Don't be afraid to take a 'sad day' for your mental health

1/8/2021 2:21:00 AM

Is work weighing you down ? Don't be afraid to take a 'sad day' for your mental health

Here's how to protect your mental health in a culture that values work over well-being.

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When work weighs you down, take a ‘sad day’

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