With the pandemic fizzling out and life returning to some minor semblance of normalcy, mental health issues remain on the rise amongst people, young and old.
While memes are hardly a cure-all, at the end of the day, we can find comfort in humor and laughter. These memes shed light upon some of the darkness surrounding mental health issues, and we hope they’ll brighten your day!
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Every now and then, you end up in a room full of toxic people. This makes it difficult to heal, and you find the need to protect yourself.
Sometimes, those people can even give some ridiculous suggestions to “help” you…
Because, at the end of the day, yoga and nature can’t fix all of the issues that exacerbate your mental health, and your problems are 100% real.
Of course it’s always easier to provide advice than following your own advice:
While some of this is just due to overwhelming factors in life, a lot of it is due to your brain’s chemistry.
Money certainly can’t help that much. In particular when I am very good at making poor spending decisions.
And how is 2023 going for you so far?
A few things might be going with me:
This also results in a lot of weird habits and personal quirks:
Sometimes it would be nice if happiness could last a little longer:
Sometimes, people really struggle to understand why you feel so down…
Other times, you really struggle with coping strategies…
You develop a good working relationship with your therapist… Eventually, anyway!
And, even with therapy, there will still be bad days…
And, sometimes, on the road to healing, you even become a bit suspicious…
But you can often find joy and support in those who DO understand you.
And, eventually, you’re able to do what you need to do in order to best take care of yourself.