Depression. There’s hardly another life experience that so many of us go through and yet, while going through it, feel so utterly alone in it. And yet, for something that so many of us experience, there’s still a great deal of collective stigma and social shame in admitting that we personally struggle with depression.
If you struggle with depression, today’s post is about five important things I think are critical to remember as you deal with it.
Father’s Day is here and for those of you who had wonderful fathering experiences and look forward to celebrating your Dad on this holiday – that’s so wonderful and I truly hope you have a beautiful day today.
And I also want to acknowledge that for many, this holiday can be particularly tough if you don’t have someone you can or want to celebrate on Father’s Day. If this is the case for you, today’s blog post is written especially for you.
Let’s face it: Life is often very hard. So who among us doesn’t need a pep talk from time to time?
So today’s post is a little different. It’s a pep talk, a letter of encouragement, a note from me to you that you can bookmark, file away, and open for those times when you’re struggling and in need of care and reassurance (because let’s face it, we ALL have those times). It’s a personal pep talk to help see you through your own tough times. If you’re ready for a boost, keep reading…
Welcome. However you found this blog, I'm so glad you're here. I've been writing about a variety of mental health topics every two weeks for over four years now, so there's quite a bit of content here! I invite you to explore my blog post categories and archives below for the topics that resonate with you the most right now. Thank you for taking the time to read my words. I hope they feel helpful.
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