More and more people nowadays struggle with mental illness in varying degrees of intensity and severity. One reason for this has to do with the very nature of modern life, which is stressful, demanding and fast-paced. While this can be beneficial when it keeps you on your feet and focused on success, it is also detrimental once it turns into a burden.
A lot of us crack under pressure from time to time. Some have a harder time bouncing back from it though, and it’s time everyone understood that that’s perfectly fine. Mental illness shouldn’t come with a stigma attached to it and it shouldn’t be a reason to belittle or dismiss others off the bat.[Read more…] about Understanding the Importance of Empathy in Mental Illness