Archive of ‘Mental Health Awareness’ category

Occupational Burnout: Why leaders across a spectrum of industries are burning out at increasing rates.

Burnout is a Major Health Concern According to the CDC Although the workplace has evolved over the past several decades, the condition colloquially known as “burnout” has become more prevalent over time.  Far from casual byproduct of professional and business culture, burnout has become so serious that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now […] Read more…

Fear of Failure, Self-Perception, and the Power of Positive Thought

Failure is a word that mental health practitioners hear often. It can be a catchall for anxiety, depression, frustration, and disappointment at not meeting the expectations one has for themselves or that are derived from their family and friends.  More concretely, failure can be framed in connection with an inability or lack of desire to […] Read more…

Year-Round Mental Health Awareness and Resources

Mental Health Conversations and Community Should be Available All-Year-Round May was Mental Health Awareness Month, and as a Psychiatrist, I find it a welcoming sign that the stigma of mental illness seems to be diminishing with each passing year. In the spirit of encouraging people to address their mental health in a constructive way, I wanted […] Read more…