Boston Globe: Why working in the restaurant industry can be hard on your mental health

“There’s a Sisyphean nature to the work,” says Strack, who studied psychology before becoming a restaurateur. “It’s accepting and welcoming, but at the same time, there’s an unrelenting nature, which is going to find you out sooner or later. Restaurants are creative and artistic communities with a higher tolerance for eccentric behavior. People are drawn here because it’s an alternative lifestyle. It’s fundamentally different than a 9 to 5 job.”—Kara Baskin

Read “Why working in the restaurant industry can be hard on your mental health” in The Boston Globe.

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  1. I’m a career chef with minor succes in tv and print, I also have Aspergers. Resulting in Chronic Anxiety and Major Depression as well as the resulting issues with co-workers due to the difficulties inherent with Aspergers.

    Thank you a million for this project. I’d like to be of service if you ever need anything.

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