How to help men?

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Men are much less likely to seek help when it comes to mental health. This is understandable because we still live in a society where seeking help is considered a weakness, while it’s quite the opposite actually. Men deserve some special attention because of this. I know I’m not going to change the world, yet … Read more

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

I already wrote about this topic and asked you some questions. But I’ve missed the most important one – the one from the title. It’s also interesting to question yourself, what do you want to achieve. Prevent yourself from doing some harm, or prevent you from actually succeeding in doing things? Have you ever thought … Read more

What it’s like to have a mental illness?

Mental health is a matter of everyone, not just of people who struggle with it. From my point of view, having some mental health issues, means that you’re often treated differently than you’d otherwise be. Your words matter less, people don’t listen to you or don’t take you as seriously. Not everybody, but especially people … Read more

Being depressed is not the same as being lazy

Being lazy is not a criminal, but it’s good to acknowledge when it starts to affect your life in negative ways and do something about it. During my depressive states, I’ve heard many sentences like: – “You’re just lazy”. – “You can do it, you just need to try harder”. – “If I/he/she can do … Read more