Here's the truth...

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I'm going to keep this short and simple.

There is major stigma around mental health 👊🏽. And I have and still am experiencing it. Whether I was 5 years old, 13, or 24. Growing up I was always that super sensitive kid, complaining about how I didn’t feel good, which eventually, I was seen as a liar. Still up until this day, that still could be true, but you know what, I DO NOT CARE.

I know that I’m not a liar because when I have a bad panic attack, I feel like the world is spinning, that I can’t breathe properly, that I do not know who I am anymore. It’s in these moments, that I know I am alive and so much better. That my mental health and awareness in life should not be surrounded by these negative thoughts. No, I do not have it together. My social media presence is there, but what isn’t are the BATTLES we go through on a daily basis. You just can’t see it. JUST LIKE MY ANXIETY.

 

 Photo taken from Bell site

Photo taken from Bell site

This post was made in light of Bell Let's Talk Day on January 31st, 2018. Original post on Instagram (direct link below). https://www.instagram.com/p/BeoZp_nnt-B/?taken-by=priswongxo

 

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