Monday Night Owls - 29 October 2018 - How to take a mental health day
We read an article about how to take a mental health day - a day off to take care of your mental health:
Vocabulary Top 10:
cornerstone - something of basic importance
resilience - the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens
absenteeism - a tendency to be away from work or school without a good reason : the practice or habit of being absent from work or school
presenteeism - the practice of coming to work despite illness, injury, anxiety, etc., often resulting in reduced productivity
'chuck a sickie' - taking a day off from work with no good reason; when someone who is not really sick claims to be sick and does not go to work
stigma - a set of negative and often unfair beliefs that a society or group of people have about something
ailment - a sickness or illness
grumpy - easily annoyed or angered : having a bad temper or complaining often
disgruntled - unhappy and annoyed
exacerbate - to make a bad situation, a problem, etc. worse
Have you ever taken some time off work for this reason?
Do you think it should be easier for people to do this?