Job Burnout: Why It’s OK to Talk About Your Mental Health at Work

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The last two years have taught us many important lessons about the fragility of life and how we must never take things for granted.

Some research suggests that resilience is heritable.

The COVID-19 pandemic took us by storm as we found ourselves very quickly and radically shifting our lives. Within weeks of the beginning of the pandemic, we were working and schooling from home, masking in public places, quarantining and hoping that it would all pass quickly. Instead, we lived a prolonged period of job loss, illness, death and financial insecurity…READ ON

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Job Burnout: Why It’s OK to Talk About Your Mental Health at Work

Whether you’ve recently quit your job, returned to the office, or are continuing to work remotely, there’s a good chance you’re dealing with job burnout.

According to the survey, nearly 40% of employees want their company to discuss mental health in the workplace, and 75% feel comfortable discussing mental health with colleagues.

In May 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 4.5 million people quit their jobs in March, on par with the November 2021 record for most jobs quit during a single month. In 2021, an estimated 47.4 million Americans left their jobs.

A recent Pew Research poll cites low pay, no opportunities for advancement, and feeling disrespected as reasons for quitting — all of which may have an impact on mental health and contribute to burnout…READ ON

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