With new technology, the way people work has evolved and ‘work-life balance’ has taken on a new meaning. As hours are more flexible and more work is done remotely, the balance of work and life is constantly ebbing and flowing. Just as work life bleeds into personal life, along comes the inclusion of one’s personal life into their work life, warts and all.
For those struggling with or working on their mental health, this new enmeshment of work life and personal life can be daunting, and even embarrassing, but it doesn’t need to be. While there is still a lot of work to be done to remove the stigma associated with mental health issues, there are ways to make it less stressful and more manageable in our day to day lives.
Director of Project Management, Iman Forde, shares her thoughts on positively navigating mental health and work life in MUSE by Clio.