How to deal with depression and anxiety at work
Depression and anxiety are not as much about feeling down as it is about not being able to focus.
They’re a constant worry, and one of the main reasons they’re such a major concern is because we’re conditioned to avoid feeling down by avoiding negative stimuli and limiting our social interactions.
This is why we’re often afraid to get a hug or a kiss or even to touch a person, or why we don’t feel comfortable telling our friends or family about our struggles.
But depression is more than just a lack of social connection, it’s also a chronic fear of falling down, a fear of getting too depressed.
Here are some simple ways you can ease that fear of depression and avoid the negative side effects of the disease.1.
Take a step back