Goldman Sachs: Why Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Long-form essay about mental health for Goldman Sachs






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Client: Goldman Sachs is a global investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City.

Context: I was asked to write a personal essay describing my mental health journey for World Mental Health Day

Project Description:

As World Mental Health Day approaches on October 10, we take a moment to reflect on the importance of taking care of our people, and would like to share the perspective of an analyst in our New York office, Sarah Wood.

Sarah opens up about her journey with mental health, and talks about how paying attention and listening to each other—while taking care of ourselves—is good for everyone, and also good for business.

In this pandemic year, it’s become very obvious that mental health and physical health are so closely intertwined. We’ve always said our people are our greatest asset—and when they can thrive to their fullest potential, it benefits our clients and our communities.

Here’s what Sarah has to say:

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