The ability to pay attention is what allows human beings to experience life and the world around us. Depression can take that away.
How am I a human resource? Simple, I’m not.
False binaries let us convince ourselves that there are only stark choices. It isn’t true.
My presentation went as well as it could have gone. Afterwards, a few people even came up to talk to me about it. They asked me more about my work. It made me feel like what I am doing matters.
What does it mean for me to be away from my professional career right now? Is this freedom? If so, what am I free from exactly?
I’m taking a leave of absence from my regular job to focus on my mental health. Here’s why.