Why You Really Aren’t Helping, and What to Do About It

Why You Really Aren’t Helping, and What to Do About It

Something I’ve noticed is that, for the most part, people want to help those who they feel need assistance. Take some time when you have a minute, go to YouTube, and search “Faith in Humanity Restored.” There are plenty of examples of people showing kindness to those who need it.

It only makes sense that when somebody hears a friend is struggling with mental illness they want to help. But depression is a bit more complicated than paying for somebody’s groceries, or helping a cat out of a tree.

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How Not Being “Manly” Made Me Hate Myself

How Not Being “Manly” Made Me Hate Myself

I wrote this to talk about one of the insecurities I mentioned in the first post on this blog. The post itself was taken from Facebook, and was designed to share a little piece of what I have going on in my head. In that post I mentioned 3 things that I struggle with.

  1. Loneliness
  2. Self worth
  3. Anxiety

Because I’m a thinker, and always seem to have conversations with myself, after I shared these feelings with the Facebook world I started trying to figure out what caused me to have these insecurities in the first place. Any time spent driving turned into my own private therapy session.

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