A few years ago, this pretty terrible thing happened. The thing that happened is not the important part, though. It’s what happened after that matters -- at least for the sake of this article. While immersed in my grief, I slowly began to change. Everything from my perspective to the way I view other humans took a total turn.Read More
One of the harsh truths of high-performance work is that we humans are not robots. The pressure of competing deadlines, exceedingly high standards, and juggling work with adulting adds up.
My team and I firmly believe that taking a mental health day is just as important as taking a day off to recover from a physical ailment.Read More
Madalyn Parker, a developer at Olark, recently sent an email to the company stating that she would be taking a couple of her sick days to focus on her mental health. CEO Ben Congleton had the perfect response to the email, stating that he supports her use of sick days and that her email reminded him of the importance of mental health.Read More