As long as I didn’t understand what trauma is – telling myself instead to just “get over” it – I placed a stigma on my own experiences, and never truly allowed myself to heal.
I don’t want to let this disease take over my life, so I’m hoping talking about it will set things free a bit.
Taking care of your mental health is not weak. It is strong. It is brave. It is fierce.
I have decided to take my life into my own hands and follow my dreams.
I did not know there are many ways to give others support; empathy; kindness, even if you are not a therapist