Mental Health Tip

Mental Health Tip: Find Someone To Talk To

I used to underestimate the importance of talking.  I spent most of my younger years not talking to anyone.  Teachers would actually tell my mom that they were worried because I didn’t talk to anyone.

Part of the reason I didn’t speak when I was younger was because I didn’t like the sound of my soft yet squeaky voice.  Now that I’m older my tone is a bit deeper but occasionally the squeakiness pops out.

But now after twenty years of talk therapy (and suddenly finding myself without a psychotherapist) I feel the importance of talking.

Sometimes even just making a comment to a stranger can brighten my day.

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