“Mental Health” Sick Days Are As Important As Those For Physical Health
There is a lot of negativity around the concept of the “sick days” and “personal days”. Modern culture dictates that we should work hard for as many designated hours as possible, earning to our full potential even when we feel under the weather.
Some feel that sick days are for the contagious and those individuals that cannot physically make it in. There are some that would dispute the worth of taking a sick day for a common cold if it means reduced pay and company productivity. This modern attitude means that there is an even worse reaction to the notion of a personal day off for mental health.
Attitudes to mental health within the workplace are behind the times in many nations and large …