About a year ago, I was blogging about it a lot. And, I felt very vulnerable. And, some people in my life were very supportive, while others weren’t. It felt freeing to write about it, but at the same time, it opened me up to my worst nightmare. Criticism. Whispers behind my back. And suggestions on how to “fix” myself. I was not in a place emotionally to deal with those kinds of things. But, now I’m ready to talk again. I’ve gained some perspective, a more positive attitude and more self-confidence.
The thing I needed most during a very difficult year last year was support. I didn’t always get it. But, I realized that some people just probably don’t have a ton of experiencing interacting with someone that is suffering from anxiety or depression. Perhaps they feel helpless, or awkward, and all they can seem to muster up is advice and their perspective on what that person should do.
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