Boss Responds Brilliantly To Employee’s ‘Mental Health Day Off’ Email

Who's your perfect boss? The one that allows you to change shifts last minute? The one that purchases the first round? Or the one who is practically a friend?

Who’s your perfect boss? The one that allows you to change shifts last minute? The one that purchases the first round? Or the one who is practically a friend?

It’s 2017 and our understanding of mental health has improved significantly, but unfortunately, it’s still a far away from being treated on a par with physical health.

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It’s for that reason that many of us may be a little indecisive to take leaves when we’re not quite feeling ourselves 100% – particularly when you’re worried about what will be your boss’s opinion and what he will think.

What we all want managers like Ben Congleton. He’s the big smile at Olark Live Chat, where Madalyn Parker works.

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The web developer and engineer decided to get some time off for her mental well-being and wrote an email titled ‘Where’s Madalyn’ to explain why she wouldn’t be in for a couple of days.

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