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Today I finally took the day off for my mental health. This year, I lost my childhood dog of 16 years, am planning my wedding in the time of corona, and dealing with an emotional/verbally abusive parent. Was traveling coast to coast weekly before quarantine set in and never took time to grieve or process things. And since WFH it’s been 60 hour weeks and some weekends working. Today after some hurtful comments from my dad, it hit me like a ton of bricks. Glad I took this day to reset.

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Hugs to you! You’re doing great!

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You are so right to take care of yourself. You are your most important asset. I hope you take some time to be kind and compassionate with yourself.

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Thank you 💗 I felt guilty at first taking off for my mental health, since lots of people have anxiety. But it was unpairing my ability to function and I wouldn’t have been a productive employee anyway!

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Sending a virtual hug OP, glad you took a day off. 🤗

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I hate taking time off and was questioning if I could just tough it out - so glad I didn’t!

All you have is your physical and mental health. Take the time you need and talk to professionals as well. They can help.

Through my company’s mental health directory, there is an option to filter by virtual appts. Nowadays many therapists are offering virtual though.

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Hugs! You got this!

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