Mental health is real and it does not discriminate.
My Own Struggles
In my own life, I have dealt with depression and anxiety. Before, I always thought that Christians are supposed to be happy. God is in our life so everything is fine. Even when things get bad, Christians don’t fall into that pit of despair. Mental health is for crazy, unkept, people who are in strait jackets in mental institutions.
In my prior thinking, this was my thought process as a teen and young adult even though I was depressed and did not want to admit it.
Depression is not the same XYZ formula. It comes in different ways in different forms.
I lived putting up a happy, Christian, church-face mask to the world. I was happy on the outside but depressed and crumbling on the inside. I buried my burdens and insecurities deep within and dug myself into…
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