“Stigma is the thing that stops you from being open about your struggles. Rarely does anyone feel embarrassed telling someone that they broke their arm or caught a cold, but so few people will call into work sick because of their mental health…”
Quotes from interviews with mental health advocates
“Stigma is when someone is afraid of me or afraid of a part of me because they don’t understand – or want to understand – it…”
“I learned to practise self-care when my body was so run down that I was at the point of having a break down. I was told If I didn’t change and rest I would be back in hospital. That’s what did it for me. It was very hard to just stop…”
Although people with dyslexia can face many challenges with regards to reading and spelling, it is important to remember that one does not just have to succeed despite having dyslexia, but because of it.
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*I was inspired by a part in the interview I did with Anna from Respychl about mental health. My interview is part of a series on her blog, please check it out! When I was in the 11th grade, my father told me that during his meeting with the…
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