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How has Depression Effected Your Career?

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Chin_Up

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I still quite often find that I am in the middle of a slump only when I am in it and don't see any build up. I often get down about things and don't think much of it and then realise that behaviour has impacted other areas of my life.

I wondered how depression has effected your career?

Since I had my first bout of long-term depression I haven't wanted to push myself to go the extra mile at work. I have not been interested in getting in early, studying, learning, listening, staying late etc. Granted I don't think I am the most studious out there but I am stubborn and resilient in many things but in others I have no appetite.

I certainly find that I worry a lot about my health now and the last thing I want to do is push my body. I think it is stopping me in my current role and I think it is stopping me from pushing myself to go and explore the bigger and better challenges that are no doubt out there waiting.
 
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Stray

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I've lost several jobs, one my vocation that I'd trained hard and got into debt for, due to mh stuff, depression, paranoia etc. Lost confidence, motivation and point.
 
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MarlieeB

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It's ruined mine totally.

I was about to become a Manager when the depression went from mild that I could deal with to the severe that I now have.
 
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