When you feel the need to withdraw, when you feel pain, restlessness, irritation, sadness or discomfort consider what it is that you actually need to care for.
A first aid kit is not a cure. It it is not meant to resolve any relationship issues, social issues or life challenges, but it might give you some energy to carry on.
Despite the diagnostic criteria given for depression... there is debate within the mental health community when a diagnosis or medication is appropriate.
I’ve met very few people who actually love their body and feel great about what it can do. I’m not one of them.
When you feel hopeless, like the world is falling apart, the planet is sick, the humans are at war, it’s time to re-focus. Think about what you are building and creating, not just on what is not working around you.
Most of us, however, just do what we’re told or what we think we should be doing, based on our ideas about what responsible adults look like. This is fine… until it’s not.