My journey with depression and anxiety has been going on for decades. I’ve never shied away from being open about when I’ve been through, but I certainly never went out of my way to “share” my struggles.
A few years ago I started writing for The Mighty. My first article was submitted on a whim, but writing became something that let me share with others that they were not alone.
Initially, I didn’t share my articles with people I knew. I didn’t post them on social media or tell anyone. Eventually, though, I did start sharing them, and I became more and more a “mental health advocate” of sorts.Read more on themighty.com