Performance Pressure and Depression Go Hand-in-Hand – How Today's Hardworking Professionals Are at Risk

Many of us constantly strive for worldly success. And it is normal and healthy to feel a drive to succeed, to improve, and to better ourselves.

Whether we want to be better within our own families, in our schooling, at our jobs, or with our own personal endeavors, a certain amount of “performance pressure” can help us grow and develop.

Often, however, this pressure to succeed becomes an overwhelming force.