Why Calling in Sick While Working from Home Can Be Stressful

Why Calling in Sick While Working from Home Can Be Stressful

Since people are working longer hours at home, Zelis said that in addition to not taking sick days, people are delaying seeing a doctor. Given so, it’s no surprise that 45 percent of those working from home feel guilty taking a sick day. Working from home adds more stress to the matter as sick day stress was found to be higher among people working remotely than those working in-person. By starting the conversation, Zelis added that you’re helping to debunk the perception that taking sick days is wrong. Cathy Cassata is a freelance writer who specializes in stories around health, mental health, medical news, and inspirational people.

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