Hello, My name is Alivia and I am the author of this blog but it has been awhile since I have posted and I appologize for that, I have had to much going on, so much change in my life and so many things not going as planned including regularly posting on this blog. I want to jump right back in, so I thought I would write about something heavy on my mind, mental health. I have struggled with my mental health for many years, and as the years pass I continue to struggle and it seems the struggle continues to worsens as well. I have more issues to burden me, more stress, more responsibilies and my health continues to decline. But I am getting off point, I want to talk about how it is taboo to talk about mental health, or our lack there of. Why? Why is it okay to talk about a broken limb, cancer, or a tumor but not mental health struggles? I think it is because it is easier to dismiss it since it can’t easily be seen, now don’t think I’m saying it is invisible because if someone takes the time they can see the effects of an unhealthy mind, what I’m saying is that it is a hard subject to confront in our own lives and it is even harder to confront it in anothers life so we avoid the subject and when it comes we as humans act in a way this is frankly disapointing but is well, human, we regect the subject and we may even belittle the person, their feelings, even their symptoms, why? I honestly don’t have a good answer for that, I find if apauling, and frankly I find it disapointing for the human race to act this way towards another human, seriouisly guys, what gives!? Why can’t we just be supportive, kind and understanding? Why is that so hard? Please the next time you meet someone who struggles with a mental illness, be kind, let them know you care, let them know you are there for them, that they matter and that they are not a burdon just because they are struggling, you have no idea what that means to those of us who are battling our own minds, we struggle with daily tasks and thinking that we are an exreme burdon and we try to hide our struggle which often leads to the illness getting worse the more we try to hide it and that can lead to worse symptoms and can lead to suicide, we aren’t meant to fight alone, we are a social, we need support, we need understanding and love and compassion, not to be ridiculed, not to be belittled or a subject of hate or made fun of. PLEASE be there for someone, a conversation and support could save their life.
I hope you find this article helpful and relevent, I would love to hear your opinion on this post and to hear what YOU find relevent, and what you may want to read about, I would love to do research and write things that my readers are interested in. Tell next time, Alivia
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