October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and this year, talking about and improving our mental wellbeing is perhaps more important than ever. The global changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have opened the conversation and given rise to a widespread reckoning with mental health challenges like burnout and loneliness. Why are we so unhappy, and what can we do about it?
Here are three books by experts that show us the importance of talking about mental health, and how we can reclaim our mental wellbeing in order to lead happy, gratifying lives in the digital world.
1. BLIND SPOT: The Global Rise of Unhappiness and How Leaders Missed It
According to Gallup’s research, worldwide unhappiness is now at a record high. People feel more anger, sadness, pain, worry, and stress than ever before since Gallup began tracking happiness-; but we cannot blame the rise of unhappiness on the pandemic alone. In fact, according to Gallup, unhappiness has been steadily climbing for a decade, and…
This article was written by Marcel Schwantes and originally published on www.inc.com