hopefully those who have been following YNF since the beginning know that i’m not trying to make it seem like recovery from depression, suicidal thoughts, or anxiety is a walk […]
i actually just realized that there is something that i’ve failed to mention… i can’t believe i didn’t remember how relevant this is.. i’m sure there have been countless studies […]
i feel like most people have the tendency to remember the bad times the most… as of about… a couple hours ago i’ve been wondering why that is and trying to come […]
we’re not at the movie theater, so there isn’t a reason to be quiet. you have a voice, so use it.
you ever notice how we are taught at multiple points in life that it is more valuable to keep your mouth closed than it is to speak up for yourself or for any reason? think about it… as a kid we have to use our “inside voices”.. as an adolescent you have to keep secrets to stay in the “in crowd”… as adults we can tend to have inappropriate relationships (boss/employee… romantic… etc) and by inappropriate i actually mean abusive, but if we speak up about it it makes us weak or “tattle tales” or “the law”.. then we have been taught that in society it is best, especially if you are a male, to keep your emotions jam packed inside. that expressing your feelings is a TERRIBLE idea because you appear too needy and too dependent on someone else. that people like myself are supposed to crawl in some hole when they have depression or anxiety or feel suicidal because it makes other people uncomfortable.
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hopefully this one is much shorter than the last, i haven’t thought about it yet. at any rate, i will start this one out by saying please try your best […]