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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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AARPTeri wrote:

Bosses sometimes know it is just what you need.  Have you ever received a free mental health day?


We have personal days for that  : )

 

 

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I fired myself once, too.  My employees put me in front of a mirror and told me to hire myself back because there was no way they wanted to put up with the people I had to.  Ownership it's a strange and marvelous thing.

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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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Yes , when the stress rises , I need a mental health break to reset my focus .  The stress can cause disorganization in my mind .

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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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Man SadNEVER!!!!!!

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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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g28834s wrote:

"...Every work day for me is a mental health day, because I have to put up with a lot of stupid people (I actually had to put up a label saying "Be Nice", for my own benefit)...."


'Mental Health Day' - taking off due to the questionable mental health of colleagues.


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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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Every work day for me is a mental health day, because I have to put up with a lot of stupid people (I actually had to put up a label saying "Be Nice", for my own benefit).

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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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I've had a few of them, compliments of the corporation I was working for at the time.


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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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We didn't get "mental health days", but one time my boss had a hissy fit with me on the phone .. because he was angry at a few of my coworkers who weren't in the office to receive his ire, I gave myself a mental health break! I took a long walk all the way down to Battery Park (Manhattan), and took a ride on the ferry to Staten Island & back, then took the subway back to my office! I felt a lot better, and my boss did call back & appologize!


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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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We get three personal leave days a year.  Can take them for anything.

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Re: Have you ever gotten a free mental health day?

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Nah. But then I've always worked for myself. I did fire myself once. Long story. Smiley Happy

 

 

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