If you truly want to bring about real change, give people an outlet to share what they feel, without judgement. Making yourself vulnerable is the characteristic of a strong person, not weak one. So, if someone opens up to you, listen. Don’t try to solve their problem, to give advice, or force your opinion on how they should deal with it. Just listen. Continue reading Listen
Depression is a constant battle that you have to keep fighting, even if you lose on some days. On some days you may feel good and stay functional, while on others you might have emotional outbursts and absolutely no motivation. The constant lack of energy and motivation is a common trait of people with depressive tendencies. However, emotional outbursts are rare and usually preceded by … Continue reading Dealing with Depression Series #1 – How to Identify and Defuse Your Emotional Triggers
You know those people who seem ok even when they’re going through hell? Yes, the ones who pretend like they’ve got it all figured out and don’t need anyone and can deal with anything by themselves. You know why they do that? Not because they’re strong enough to not need anyone. It’s because they know that if they make themselves even a little vulnerable, they’ll … Continue reading Strong?