Have your parents or someone you know called you lazy? When in reality, you’re just too depressed to do anything. But how do we tell the difference? After all, on the surface, depression and laziness can look very similar. Both conditions can result in the lack of productivity and a general inability to function through life’s challenges.
So, here are a few ways to tell the differences between depression vs laziness.
Are you feeling burnout but people think you’re just being lazy? Watch this video and share it to others as well: https://youtu.be/MLuJ249WnkE:
Disclaimer: This is a disclaimer that this video is for informative purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. Please reach out to a qualified healthcare provider or mental health professional if you are struggling.
Writer: Joshua Munoz
Script Editor: Caitlin McColl
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera (www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Animator: Elisa Stanis (https://www.youtube.com/c/ElisaAnimation)
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong
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