When Bringing Your ‘Whole Self' to Work Is Too Much
The text discusses the pros and cons of talking about emotional health with co-workers. On the one hand, it can break down taboos and on the other hand, it can reveal too much information.
You might get a real answer if you ask a coworker the most banal of questions: "How's it going?" You may get an honest answer.
Surveys show that the pandemic has made us feel more comfortable discussing our mental health in the workplace. Some people are now more comfortable talking about burnout, impostor syndrome and other mental health issues.