Save 37% off PRO during our Black Friday Sale! »

You Don’t Have to be Crazy to work here! A Mental Health Check - Michele Butcher-Jones

You Don’t Have to be Crazy to work here! A Mental Health Check - Michele Butcher-Jones

We spend a lot of time in front of a computer without any social interaction. Sometimes that is great. Sometimes that causes demons to get in your closet. We will talk about the stuff no one likes to talk about. How to handle depression, social anxiety, and keep yourself healthy mentally and physically.

A717e9d055b2284e573b2412e32f5397?s=128

WordPress Greek Community

April 16, 2021
Tweet

Transcript

  1. YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE CRAZY TO WORK HERE! @michele_butcher

    Handling your mental health while working remotely and dealing with a pandemic WordCamp Greece 2021 mlb.pw/greece2021
  2. - Head Geek at Can’t Speak Geek - 13Core Founder

    - ShePress Founder & Executive Director - Lead Organizer for Southern IL WP - Beginners WP Instructor MICHELE BUTCHER-JONES @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  3. DISCLAIMER I am in no way a medical professional. If

    you feel you need professional help, please seek help. Ideas expressed in this talk are opinion based. Oh and there will be lots of cat memes! Because cats make people happy @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  4. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A REMOTE WORKER @michele_butcher

    mlb.pw/greece2021
  5. HOW SOCIETY THINKS WE WORK @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021

  6. HOW OUR DAY TYPICALLY GOES @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021

  7. BENEFITS OF WORKING REMOTELY @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021

  8. WE WORK WHEREVER THERE IS COFFEE AND WIFI @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021

  9. WE CAN HAVE OUR MUSIC OR MOVIES ON WITHOUT ANY

    CO-WORKERS COMPLAINING @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  10. BECAUSE PANTS ARE OPTIONAL @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021

  11. BUT, THE DEMON IN THE CLOSET NO ONE WANTS TO

    TALK ABOUT. @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  12. MENTAL ILLNESS @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021

  13. DEPRESSION IS ONE OF THE #1 HEALTH CONCERNS OF REMOTE

    WORKERS @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  14. BURNOUT IS A REAL THING Anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue, insomnia,

    anger, irritability, health issues like indigestion and headaches), lack of motivation, decreased job performance, loss of focus and forgetfulness can all be signs of burnout. @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  15. WORK ANXIETY Am I good enough? Will they fire me

    for this one mistake? I am not coding fast enough. @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  16. WAYS TO STAY HAPPY AND SANE WELL SEMI-SANE FOR SOME

    OF US. @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  17. It will be there when you get back I promise

    LEAVE WORK AT WORK @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  18. Life does not have to be at the speed of

    light all the time. RELAX @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  19. Work someplace new, go out to lunch, take a walk

    break, take a 20 minute nap sometimes. CHANGE YOUR ROUTINE @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  20. Take advantage of social media platforms. Slack, Facebook, Twitter, and

    other chats can help you feel connected while working alone. TALK TO PEOPLE @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  21. And make it something that does not involve a screen

    DO SOMETHING FUN @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  22. Be deliberate on taking care of yourself. Eat healthy, keep

    up with hygiene, and stay clear of bad health habits. DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOU @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  23. Boosting the heart rate makes endorphins and endorphins make you

    happy GET PHYSICAL @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  24. You might feel alone but you are never alone. There

    is always someone willing to listen. TALK ABOUT IT @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  25. If you ever feel sducidal, just can’t take it anymore,

    or wanting to hurt yourself or others, seek professional help. GET HELP @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  26. MAKING A COMMUNITY STAND @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021

  27. Mental Health can affect everyone. KICK THE STIGMA @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021

  28. If you see someone who seems like they are having

    a bad day, be a friend to them. BE A FRIEND @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  29. Don’t be afraid to share your story and share information.

    RAISE AWARENESS @michele_butcher mlb.pw/greece2021
  30. QUESTIONS? @michele_butcher YOU CAN FIND ME HERE Twitter: @michele_butcher MakeWP

    Slack: michelebutcher-jones Facebook: Michele Butcher-Jones Email: michele@13core.com CantSpeakGeek.com 13Core.com ShePress.org (Coming Real Soon!) mlb.pw/greece2021