We all have times where we can’t focus, don’t feel motivated, or want to be alone. But when we’re dealing with chronic mental health concerns like depression or anxiety, these issues can linger and prevent us from being happy and succeeding in our careers.
At least 51 percent of US workers feel disengaged from their jobs. For those of us working roughly 8 hours a day, that means we’re spending a third of our time doing work that we’re not passionate about. Does that mean 51 percent of us need to quit our jobs?
It’s dangerously easy (especially in cities like DC) for our careers and our identities to become synonymous. So how can we keep our work status from defining us?
According to The Balance, the average employee can be expected to change jobs 10-15 times during their career. This includes not only switching to a new company or field, but also receiving promotions or transferring within one’s current organization. With so many work transitions occurring in our lives, we checked in with professional counselor and… read more
Feeling emotionally drained and exhausted? Have you been distancing yourself from work, growing numb to occupational tasks, or experiencing reduced job performance?
According to an article published in the US National Library of Medicine, you may be suffering from burnout, a term coined by psychologist Herbert Freudenberger in the 1970s to describe the symptoms of severe stress and high ideals in the workplace.