In my professional life, I have met many people who are desperately trying to gain approval and acceptance from others. They state that they never feel “good enough” and are terrified of social rejection. The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) clients I have also recent...
The purpose of EAP programs ideally are to assist employees deal with emotional issues which may disrupt their productivity at work, cover duty of care concerns involved in WH&S policies, and provide a sense of well- being to make the workplace more harmonious.
Depression is a mood disorder and the cause can be emotional, social, biological or psychological. Everyone experiences depression in an individual way; however, there are some symptoms of depression that seem to be quite common:
Irish writer Elizabeth Bowen once wrote, "Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies." This statement sets a scene in our minds of what jealousy feels like. Others are happy, joyful or mocking, while we are left alone to look like a fool.