HabitAware’s Founder Talks Supporting Mental Health at Work [Guest Post]

11/14/2017, Aneela Idnani

11/14/2017, Aneela Idnani

 

As part of the 1 in 4 Americans with a mental health disorder, I never actually lied about taking a sick day “because I’m not feeling well,” but I never told the truth either.

I didn’t want to tell my bosses that the reason I was skipping out on a work day was because I was hit with a depressive state, or because I had pulled out all my eyebrows staying up working late the night before and ran out of eye pencil, or because the “doctor appointment” I had was really to see my psychologist.

Why?

Because FEAR....