Three Signs Your Mental Health Is Suffering Even Though You're Crushing It At Work
Posted on 13th April 2022 by Dan Price
It’s a fairly common scenario in the startup world: entrepreneurs who are charismatic and successful and seem fine on the outside, are actually struggling with their mental health. Successful entrepreneurs can hide their symptoms and feelings well because they’re in an innately stressful occupation that is known for being exhausting and full of sleep deprivation. But sometimes, those signs can be symptoms of something more, like high-functioning depression.
According to research cited in Harvard Business Review, “entrepreneurs are 30% more likely to experience depression than their non entrepreneurial counterparts.” This is usually caused by an, “increasingly complex and competitive world. Technology and globalization have made startups riskier and more stressful to manage. Failure is common.” This is a lot to shoulder, day in and day out.
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