Why depression and anxiety are such good friends.

  L'art de la fugue. Depression and anxiety go well together. They will not always occur together, meaning it doesn’t have to be like that, that when you have depression, you’ll experience anxiety as well. Although they can feel very different, with anxiety you can feel all tense and ramped up while with depression you … Continue reading Why depression and anxiety are such good friends.

Wounded Healer Interviews: Kacha — Mental Health @ Home

The wounded healer interview series features people who’ve dealt with significant mental health challenges, and who also work in a helping role to support the mental health of others. This interview is with Kacha of Food.for.Thoughts. Image credit: CleanPNG Wounded Healer, Who Is Looking in the Mirror Tell us a bit about you, the… via Wounded … Continue reading Wounded Healer Interviews: Kacha — Mental Health @ Home

Bits of Psychology – what is depersonalization?

Depersonalization is a core symptom of burnout but is also seen in depression as well in other mental disorders. Depersonalization can consist of a detachment within the self, regarding one's mind or body, or being a detached observer of oneself [1].   People feel they have changed and that the world has become vague, dreamlike, … Continue reading Bits of Psychology – what is depersonalization?

Burnout in the workplace, an individual problem?

In my previous post on burnout I’ve described the core symptoms of a burnout and the difference with depression. Burnout is an emotional response which is huge. You ask yourself who you have become, a concept known as depersonalization. Burnout is a very big problem in society overall, it isn’t preserved for certain professions but … Continue reading Burnout in the workplace, an individual problem?