What you are describing are many common symptoms and expressions of low mood and depression that often result from an event such as a relationship break-up. While most people after a period of time find ways to cope following these experiences, if you feel these things (e.g., changes in appetite, changes is sleeping patterns) are getting the better of you and you are are having difficulty become happy again, it can be important to voice these concerns to friends, family, and supportive others such as a counsellor or psychologist. If you feel you need additional support at this time it may be important to speak with your GP or doctor about this to ensure your well-being.
In regards to work, a common experience of people who are depressed is that they no longer gain pleasure from activities that were previously pleasurable. During times of stress and change in our life maintaining a routine and continuing to be social are very important to our short and long term well-being. Therefore, continuing to work can be an important routine and social connection to maintain. Depression can feel very isolating and so further isolating yourself may not be beneficial. However if you were to use a day off to participate in pleasurable activities such as a walk on the beach, going to the movies, or catching up with friends, then it may be beneficial.
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