The holiday season is a mixed bag of intense emotions. For many of us, the swift return to business as usual can trigger a case of post-holiday blues.
Mental health is the most important thing that we often don't talk about. Of all the potential barriers that we face professionally, an unhappy and demoralized workforce are the most immediate to hindering what we could accomplish.
There are plenty of ways a mental health day can be good for you. But if you take them for the wrong reasons they could backfire—and actually make your mental health worse.