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Winter can present more difficulties for people who struggle with depression. For me, these months are some of the hardest of the year. Depression severely affects my motivation, and this can impact both my home and work life. Recognizing this is the first step and has helped me to be more aware and prepare for this time.
Below, I outline 4 strategies that I’ve found help me to stay focused and productive while struggling with depression at work:
Small goals and organization
Go for a walk outside
Plants, plants, plants!
As always, if you are feeling your symptoms worsening, don’t hesitate to reach out to a therapist or other mental health professional.
Thanks for reading, and I look forward to reading some of your strategies for maintaining motivation at work!