On World Mental Health Day, a reminder to help yourself and those around you.
It happens so quietly that you cannot prepare for it, and before you know, you are enveloped in its grip so tight that escaping seems impossible. So what does one do? Does one sit in a corner with the head bowed, eyes shut, and arms tightly wrapped, waiting for it to leave, or does one stand up and fight?
Battling with anxiety, stress, and depression can be hard, but it is not impossible. With a little care, awareness, and self-love, you can manage, if not overcome, the perpetual feeling of despair. How do I know? Well, I do it every day.
Stress, anxiety and depression are the three demons of modern times trapping more and more people in their clutches every passing day. National Institute of Mental Health describes depression as “a common but serious mood disorder that causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily…
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