Mental health and self care

 Good day everyone, 

I don't have any photos for this topic, but this is a real serious one. Mental health is a topic that most people don't or just won't talk about. You eve wake up just feeling off? We all have at some time in our lives, You ever have a week, month, or a even a year of feeling a little off? 

Not feeling like yourself could just be nothing at all, but what if it isn't? There is no shame in talking to someone about how things are going. I myself have had days when thing felt a little not right in my head, but being a black man from Brooklyn, NY talking about it was not what we did. Fear of looking soft or being called crazy. That was just how things were especially in the black community.

Our way of thinking has to change, and this goes for everyone. All ages, race and creed. Please start reaching out to love ones or even a hot line if you have to. You don't have to go through it alone. I have mental illness in my family, and so much of it was never addressed in the proper way. As an adult I have learned through experience how to recognize when someone needs help. Knowledge i wish I had growing up.

The other day I was watching the news, and I seen a guy push a woman on the train tracks in NYC. The guy was mentally ill and very disturbed. The woman survived with just miner bruises thank god, but it could have been much worse. I feel the guy's mental health was over looked most likely by the people closest to him. 

This year has been a rough one for us all, and so many people are dealing with some really deep depression. Please if you are feeling down or ill reach out to someone. There is no shame in doing so, and anyone who said there is shame on them. Love you all. Be well, and take care.    

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