In many ways, I was responsible for my breakdown. I did not take good care of my mental and physical wellness. My life and work were out of balance. When I got tired and depressed, instead of rest and recreation, I trusted medical professionals to “find and fight the disease.”
I frequently worked long hours, not getting enough sleep, drinking too much coffee to stay awake. I neglected my family and personal life.
In my office. it was a badge of honor to work late at night and