Happy Monday, everyone!
I wanted to give a preface to what I’ll be doing every Monday on this blog: #MentalHealthMonday! Every Monday I will be exploring/sharing my relationship with mental health.
Why would I do this? Who really cares about my mental health? Good question, Interwebs! I am a huge believer in ending the stigma that surrounds mental health. I’m tired of keeping it hushed up when it plays such a major role in my life. And I hope that by discussing it openly, I can encourage others to seek help and know that progress is possible. I’m living proof.
Mental health is just like any other illness. We need to start treating it as such. I am not any less of a person because of my anxiety or depression. In fact, I think I’m so much more. If you are struggling with mental health too, you are not alone. Even if you think your symptoms are 100% unique…I promise you, they’re probably not. I felt alone for a long time until I realized that so many people have experienced the exact same things that I do. So, welcome to the club!
If there are any particular topics you’d like me to try and tackle, or have a question about the things I bring up in these posts, leave me a comment or send me a message via my Contact page. This invitation extends to all #MentalHealthMonday posts.
Stay tuned for my first post next Monday! Meanwhile, feel free to check out my other posts- I’m here every day.