We are often trapped in dependence on excessive debt, unstable relationships, and unsuitable jobs. Even so, it is possible to let go.
Do you feel a conflict between the pressure to be strong, and the pressure to be sensitive? Managing the balance can be crucial to our mental health.
Fear makes us hide our true feelings. Through counselling, friendships, or personal exploration, we can encourage our suppressed, authentic inner self to speak again.
We all want to be secure. But we also want freedom. An inability to manage transition between these two extremes is the basis for much anxiety.
With the pandemic increasing mental health issues around the world, what can we do to lighten the load and improve our own mental health?
What steps can we take to push back, when those with power or influence over us are making our lives difficult?