While every day should have some focus on mental health, this day is set aside each year as a day to remind society, from leadership of companies and policy makers to individuals like you and me, to invest in mental health.
Disempowered : the universal human experience of feeling deflated or defeated
Of all the sage wisdom, government recommendations, expert advice and common sense lessons there was one thing I learned that stuck out beyond the rest.
After we have a handle on knowing ourselves, that is after starting and never stopping the process of asking, listening, testing, changing and accepting, we're ready to take the next leap and learn to like ourselves.
Who you are defines your story. Who you are, the things that make you the unique person that you are, colors the way you interact with the world, the way you see and perceive every facet of life.
People will try to tell you that overthinking is bad for you, and leads to worry and is a useless exercise which wastes your valuable mental power… And that’s probably true. But ruminating and in-depth processing are also amazing strengths if you just give your brain a little direction.
Personal opinions aren’t the only individual perspectives masquerading around as fact. World events happen, people report on them. The facts don’t change, and yet the stories do.
In my career and community I talk with tons of people about how they want their lives to be. The thing I hear most often is “I need to exercise more”.
t takes all we have to make this life the very best, most impactful, meaningful and beautiful life we can. There just isn’t any extra to waste on the thoughts of strangers and the judgements of others.
What we see in other people we assume came naturally, yet we become overwhelmed thinking about the work it would take for us to get to the same level.