I’m still processing this. She was such a bright light. The news of her passing shook me. But it reminded me of how much of a silent killer mental health illness is. And in my own battle, I saw how it was difficult for others to believe I was struggling with depression because I apparently didn’t look it. Which begs the question, “Can you just listen to what someone is saying and stop projecting your own ideas then?” I may not look it but if I tell you I’m struggling, work with that. May we lead with empathy and kindness.
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