Why You Can’t Afford Disengaged Employees

You routinely calculate your return on investments you can measure, such as supply costs, overhead and consulting. Even customer satisfaction can be gauged by certain analytics. Measuring the emotions of your human resources can feel elusive by comparison, so it’s easy for someone who loves numbers to just put the matter aside. The fact is, […]

Has anyone else had depression and other mental illnesses for so much of your life that you feel like it’s part of your identity and as much as you hate it you can’t imagine yourself without it?

I'm 29. At age 13 I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder and about six months ago I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. I also get anxiety attacks sporadically but never been diagnosed with anxiety to my knowledge. The first time I had mental health problems I was four or five years old. I […]

What it’s like to live with depression

Depression is a disease. It’s an illness. It’s a parasite. It always has a grip on you matter how hard you try, sometimes it loosens its grip, but it’s still there regardless. It influences every decision, every action, every aspect of life, from the smallest of things like not having the motivation to brush your […]