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Second Ingredient: Developing Human Connections

All I know for certain, Is love is all there is.

—Sheryl Crow

When Kamy Scarlett, then Best Buy’s head of human resources, shared a story, she did not hold back: “I spent the last 10 years not telling anyone about my depression because I didn’t want the label or judgment or, worse still, the sympathy I believed would come from others,” she wrote on the company blog, shining a light on mental health and wellness. She shared how she had struggled with severe depression after brain cancer took both her parents within six months of each other. To cope, she lost herself in work and in busyness, cutting herself off from friends and family, until her husband Mike nudged her to seek help. She ...

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