Skip to content

Seeking Help Is Not Failure

November 13, 2014

If you are suffering from excessive worry, sadness, despair, anxiety, sleeplessness, reach out for help. You do not need to suffer and as this article suggests,”seeking help is not a failure”.

Cauldrons and Cupcakes

Image from news.discovery.com Image from news.discovery.com

“You are never strong enough that you don’t need help.”
~ César Chávez

I had a long chat with a close friend yesterday. She’s been struggling for a while – I’ve heard it in her voice, I’ve seen it in the way her usual happy disposition had given way to a furrowed brow, a tight smile, and an inability to laugh things off the way she once had. I’ve felt it in her energy.

Are you okay? I’d been asking her this year.

Yep, she’d say, shutting down the conversation. Or ‘just a bit tired’ she’d say, before moving us on to talk about something else.

She was doing all the right things – exercising, eating a great diet, getting time out for herself. But at the same time she was spiralling down into a very flat place, where every day was an effort, a place where all…

View original post 796 more words

Advertisements
One Comment leave one →
  1. November 14, 2014 10:26 pm

    Powerful article. I love that – “Seeking Help Is Not Failure”.

    There is a stigma around “depression”. It can be debilitating. The smallest task will seem unsurmountable. Life just becomes difficult.

    Very well written article. Hopefully it will help many.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  • Senior Living Best of the Web Awards

  • %d bloggers like this: