Tag: depression

Depression at work: how to recognize and work through it

A leading cause of absenteeism and unproductivity, depression affects more and more people every year. There can be many causes. In most cases, depression might be triggered by traumatic events or major life changes. Work-related stress is another factor to look out for. If you think you might be suffering from a bout of depression, then learn how to identify it by recognizing its tell-tale signs and symptoms: you feel exhausted and lethargic all the time and move slower than usual; you don’t want to get up in the morning, you just want to hide away from work; collaborating with other people and even relating to colleagues takes a huge effort, you tend to close yourself off from coworkers; it’s hard for you to concentrate and stay focused at work; you are easily distracted and forgetful; you might find it difficult to speak up and think straight and clearly; along with ... Read More