Right now some of us are being forced to slow down, are facing extreme financial pressure with job losses or re-evaluating our connection with friends, family and an uncertain future. Yet others find themselves under even greater pressure to perform in their corporate roles as they restructure or adapt their business, products, services and marketing models to deal with the current crisis. Prioritising our mental health at a time like this can easily mean it’s relegated to the bottom of the To Do list.
Darren’s depression did not manifest in the usual ways – he was not unmotivated, unable to leave his bed most days and experiencing terrible lows – in fact he was highly functional, yet experiencing few emotions at all. A combination of art therapy, psychotherapy, physical therapy, natural surroundings and inner connection at Palladium Private allowed him the inward focus to assess and reset.