It sucks when your mental illness colors how people see you. Believe me when I say You’re not your mental illness. Recently at work — since disclosing mental health problems, I might add— I feel as if I’ve been treated differently than before. It’s hard to know if this is intentional or not. I find… Continue reading what to do when you’re perceived as weak at work
Tag: mental illness
top workplace struggles of people with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD)
I like to start out OCPD content not with a fun anecdote but with its definition. OCPD is not OCD although they can be easily confused. OCD is an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessions and compulsions. People with OCD are largely aware of their Os and Cs. People with OCPD don’t necessarily have that repetitive… Continue reading top workplace struggles of people with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD)
but have you considered emotional distancing?
https://youtu.be/3HOrbQ_W9O0 the sister youtube video I have a coworker who says she gets disproportionately upset when cars drive in the wrong way in the parking lot. Through more than one set of windows, she has unfettered access to these disappointing behaviors. It's me. I'm that coworker. Okay, just kidding, BUT I often feel as she… Continue reading but have you considered emotional distancing?
what happened when I asked for accommodations for my mental illness (at work)
I had never had the idea of asking for accommodations for my mental illness until I had the idea of asking for accommodations for my mental illness.
my new therapist has never heard of my mental illness
Going into a session with a new therapist, we all have doubts but I did not expect the therapist to never have heard of my diagnosis.
healthy work-from-home habits 🤪 / mental health and covid-19 🦠
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RJcu-3IR7M COVID-19 has lots of us working from home. COVID-19 has lots of us struggling with our mental health. Working from home generally brings two things, sometimes together, sometimes one or the other, and that is: isolation, and burnout -- which are rarely ever good for our mental health. And essentially this virus has given… Continue reading healthy work-from-home habits 🤪 / mental health and covid-19 🦠