How Hospitality Workers Identify and Manage Stress

Line Cook Thoughts, Niagara Falls, New York
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It's no secret mental health is a concern for most restaurant and hospitality workers these days. We’ve operated in a culture for too long that equates overwork with passion for the craft. We’ve seen an industry demand the most out of its workers, while often giving very little in return.

I hear countless stories from people in the industry struggling to maintain their mental health, myself included. But even when we know something is...