I wish I had the answer!
At what point does your mental health take precedent in your career? It is not an easy discussion as we all have bills to pay, but the career wins out over mental health, and we lose too often. As a person who struggles to maintain proper balance, I know firsthand the impact of poor mental on relationships, marriages, and friendships. Many times, my problem is I associate my self-worth with how well my job is going. If work is going well, I am better engaged with my relationships, interests, and physical well-being. When the job is not going well, I stop sleeping well, become irritable, disconnect from life, and exercise is non-existent. I am not sure how to break the vicious cycle, but I am trying. I am looking for ideas