8 Types of Depression You May ...

Types of Depression! Does depression have types? According to WHO (World Health Organization), India is the most depressed country in the world. The shocking statistics from WHO suggest that there is a lack of awareness in the country and the stigma associated with it is very high. Majority of people know what is depression but […]

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Why Some People Are More Prone...

It may seem freaky, bizarre to some, but yes it is true- many people around the world are prone to depression! It’s not just us who are telling but also research findings have proved it. “The prevalence of depression globally has been increasing in recent decades ranging from 20% to 25% in women and about […]

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How I got addicted to Alcohol?

Hello, this is Raajan Vasudev Menon from Bangalore. I am a recovered alcohol addict who’s just out of a rehab centre. I like to share my story to all, especially parents on- how your alcohol practice may affect your children’s life. There is no confusion from where to start with. For every annual leave, I […]

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Depression or Sadness- how do ...

Nobody would welcome the feelings of dejection or sadness, but feeling low can sometimes feel like a  normal emotion, and a natural response to disappointment or loss. But it is vital to note that if this sadness persists for a long duration of time, it can be devastating. However, depression is a mental health condition […]

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Why is Overcoming Alcohol Addi...

Alcohol addiction does lead to bad behaviours and is dangerous. But why is Overcoming Alcohol Addiction So Hard? “I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction” – Gene Tierney Overcoming Alcohol Addiction is Hard- why? A person may not admit he is an alcoholic as he starts out seeking or experiencing a sense of […]

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How to Deal with Bipolar at Workplace

How to Deal with Bipolar

If you have bipolar disorder, no one needs to tell how difficult and challenging this mental illness is. There are many ways to find how to deal with bipolar at the workplace and work meaningful. When looking out for work, keep the following in mind. This would support Your Recovery.

It’s beneficial for you to find out what works for you and what doesn’t. There is no top 3 best career or jobs for Bipolar Recovery clients. Here are something to keep in mind while deciding what kind of work to do.

Ways to help you how to deal with Bipolar in the workplace

how to deal with Bipolar

  • Thoughts about the work environment: Does it support you, help you grow, or will it be unfriendly? I have observed that people with bipolar find it easier to do work in a quiet, relaxed workspace, where there is nothing to distract them.
  • Can you visualize the schedule: We can take it slowly, be either in a part-time kind of jobs or any job which has flexible timings. Daytime working hours are the best. Sleep is the most important for recovery. So avoid night shifts or being on duty.
  • Think about the types of people on the job: It’s best to know about your to be co-workers, their values, lifestyles etc so that it doesn’t hinder your recovery.
  • Creativity. Many people don’t exactly live on creativity until they have regular outlets to showcase their talents. You can find a job with is involved with creativity or either take up creativity as a hobby during your free hours.

Bipolar disorder in the workplace – Understand Yourself

Everyone needs to understand themselves and their uniqueness. Richard NB, the author said “The key to a happy and fulfilling future is knowing you. This self-knowledge is the most important component of finding the right career.”
Hence, here are some things which will help you to understand yourself and know how to deal with bipolar at the workplace. Know these-

  • What are your interests, strengths, and aptitudes?
  • What are the skills you have?
  • Your personality traits?
  • Values which are important?
  • What are your physical abilities and stamina?
  • What are your limitations and barriers?

Also, do Some Occupational Research about the occupation you are willing to join. These include

  • Work duties
  • Skills required
  • Necessary education or training needed
  • Any license or certification
  • Typical hours patterns
  • Working conditions (physical demands of the job, environment, and stress level)
  • Salary and benefits
  • About the Career path and opportunities for further advancement
  • Employment outlook (availability of jobs now and in the future)

For proper care, guidance and support, contact Cadabam’s Rehab Centre at +9196111 94949, to get to know more on how to deal with Bipolar Disorder and step forward towards success and healthy recovery along with our highly trained psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and counselors.

 

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