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Take a Mental Health Day

Did you know that more than half of workers do not use all their paid leave even though it can increase life satisfaction, improve mental wellbeing, reduce heart disease risks, and reduce anxiety and depression?

Feeling some level of stress related to work, school or just life in general is understandable, but if it begins to affect your everyday mood, your personal relationships or your mental health, and you’re feeling exhausted, it could be time to take some time away, whether it’s for a few hours or a few days. We know that asking for time off from a job can be intimidating, so here’s a guide from MHFA on how to ask your boss for a mental health day.

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