Trisha Peña

Sep 29, 2021

4 min read

Just FYI: I meant to publish this back in June 2021. I guess I was too worried at the time about what my employer may think.

Today I did probably the most rebellious thing that I have done in years. I called in sick and took today off for mental health day. For at least a year or more, I have been under immense pressure at work that has only grown exponentially and I am not sure how I will be able to keep up that pace much longer. I work for a very prestigious company, one that I had hoped I would retire from, but now I’m not so sure.

I am a manager of a very small team that is tasked with duties and responsibilities way more…