She is smiling at me, her eyes shining through the grime on her cheeks,but I’m the one that craves absolution.
I have finally released a book into the world!
You don’t have to be struggling with your mental health to have days that suck. But that doesn’t mean they all will, that you do or that life does.
The stigma attached to mental health conditions is so pervasive that people who suspect that they might have a mental health condition are unwilling to seek help for fear of what others may think. Experiences of stigma and discrimination is one of their greatest barriers to a satisfying life. Family and friends are also affected by mental health stigma.
The thing about waiting is it feels you are at a standstill while everyone else seems to move forward without you. You are excluded, standing on the banks of the river of time.
Or so it feels.