Why I seldom turn on my video for zoom calls

Body Dysmorphia Disorder (BDD) and increasing anxiety rates are significant issues for people now spending 8 hours a day or more on Zoom.

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Photo by Jayson Hinrichsen on Unsplash

Then

Now

What changed?

What they didn’t discuss was the disconnect that would result in my brain between what I *used* to look like before the surgery, and what I *would* look like after the surgery.

Other reasons

Bottom Line

If you don’t trust your people to get work done from home,

why did you hire them in the first place?

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Sheri Byrne-Haber, CPACC

LinkedIn Top Voice for Social Impact 2022. UX Collective Author of the Year 2020. Disability Inclusion SME. Sr Staff Accessibility Architect @ VMware.