Coming out of a depressive period can be overwhelming, but taking it one step at a time, and being patient with yourself can help immensely. Here are some methods I use to manage my symptoms of depression, anxiety, and ADHD.
Kuala Lumpur was a great first destination on my year-long backpacking trip around South East Asia. In this charming city, you can visit temples, see the impressive skyscrapers or even walk the forest's canopy in the middle of the city.
Protein is essential for growth, development, and healing, so deficiency could be a concern. However, there are just as many plant-based sources with health benefits, so it isn't really a concern for vegans.
The year is 2020. Coming out shouldn't be a big deal anymore. It is less socially acceptable to be homophobic, but those views still exist. Unfortunately, those who oppose positive change and progressiveness are louder and more aggressive than ever.
There is a stigma around talking about mental health. Yes, it is acceptable to advocate for mental health and encourage self-care now. However, the ugly side of many mental illnesses is frequently overlooked. It still feels frowned upon to admit to having some of the lesser-known symptoms.
It would be a difficult and emotional decision, but it is a choice. I should have the right to choose to terminate a pregnancy and that doesn't make me a heartless baby killer.
Don’t let the inevitable culture shock scare you away from having an amazing experience in India. It is a life-changing one.
When it comes to mental health, my feed has been flooded with people telling others to “just be kind” and in theory, that is a lovely message. However, you can be kind until you are blue in the face and mental illness would still be a major issue in our society.