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Jasdeep Khalsa
Jasdeep Khalsa

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Mental health-first

We tend to design and build

Businesses, cultures, workplaces and systems which are…

Privacy-first
Security-first
Customer-first

I think it's about time we start to design and build things which are:

Mental health-first

The other things are important, but nothing is more important than mental health.

If your mental health wears down, your physical health can also be affected and then nothing else is achievable.

Do you agree or disagree? I would love to know your thoughts.

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urv.arts

Some people with mental illnesses really need the help of outsiders, but I personally do not need it. It always helped me to just do something. So for example, I like to clean the house, I read an article once homoq.com/mess-ruins-our-lives/ and after that, cleaning is a joy for me. If you do something, you don't even notice your problems anymore.

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Himann524

Sadly, people usually don't pay attention to their mental health. They fear, they hesitate and hence suffer