Grit and grind can feel like an escape from anxiety, but until you confront your mental health, what could be seen as a great strength could be your greatest weakness. After Dan Flowers, President and CEO of Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, was diagnosed with anxiety, he jumped right back into work and pushed himself harder than ever. But the fear of having another anxiety attack wouldn’t go away. It took years of self reflection to come to terms with his diagnosis and honor it. Now, he is a strong advocate for mental health and has been more successful, personally and professionally, than ever before.
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