Link – Why We Need to Care About the Psychological Toll of Entrepreneurship

Link – Why We Need to Care About the Psychological Toll of Entrepreneurship

New studies are now beginning to shed light on the psychological toll of entrepreneurship. Research shows nearly three-quarters of business owners have concerns about their mental health. Almost half have struggled with depression or anxiety before. Society tends to glorify success and achievement. We shy away from talking about mental health due to the fear…

Link – ‘Hit by freezing water’: People describe exactly what their mental illness feels like

Link – ‘Hit by freezing water’: People describe exactly what their mental illness feels like

“In attempt to melt away confusion and shame surrounding mental illness, we asked people to describe what their condition feels like in a way that someone who hasn’t experienced it might be able to relate to. While their descriptions were all unique, they all shared one thing: encouraging others to seek help and an eagerness to…

Link – Should I Tell Others About My Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis?

Link – Should I Tell Others About My Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis?

I recently wrote about sharing your mental health issues online, by liking pages, or sharing posts, etc. I also mentioned that there may be some real reasons not to do so. This post does a good job of giving you the questions you should ask yourself before you decide to “come out”, either online or…

Link – 7 Mental Health Resolutions, Straight From a Psychologist

“A lot of you also struggle with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and even just high amounts of stress. Let’s make this year about having our healthiest bodies and brains and finally taking control of our mental health. We got a list of seven incredible resolutions from psychologist Stephanie Parmely, Ph.D, from Mercy Medical Group, a…