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Impact of Depression and Its Treatment on Productivity (acesounderglass.com)
77 points by luu 11 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 5 comments

A better title might be "hand waving around depression, sleep, productivity and some unrelated numbers"

Treating this kind of thing as a "make money" problem is bullshit.

It is bullshit, but unfortunately mental health is an area that receives little funding. In a world where it feels like policy makers seem to only care about the bottom line, perhaps making an economic argument might help move the needle on taking mental health seriously. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Agreed. Seems like everything is being tied to productivity. As if the purpose of our existence is to be "productive".

In a sense, being productive is the meaning and purpose of life.

First one must determine what goals, tasks, and activities are the most worthwhile and broadly beneficial to pursue. Then pursuing and being productive in moving towards those things brings happiness, contentment, meaning, and fulfillment.

Easy to type, harder to do, but worth pursuing.

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