Seasonal Affective Disorder (also known as Seasonal Depression) is a type of depression that occurs in a cyclical or seasonal pattern, typically during the darker months of winter
Despite it being right at the top of the job description, as Human Resources professionals we sometimes forget to allow ourselves to actually be human. We hold ourselves to a higher standard since we need to set an example for our employees, often internalizing our emotions in the process.
Today is my 29th birthday--the official first day of my final year as an "Under 30". As I approach my newest decade of existence, I've been reflecting on which words of wisdom I might share with my younger self, just as she's about to enter the proverbial "real world".
It may seem nearly impossible to get a moment to yourself when you have a non-stop revolving door of employees and managers seeking your guidance. Thinking of practicing self-care during these moments can seem like a far-off luxury, but it doesn't have to be.