Mental health is finally getting the spotlight it deserves. We have finally woken up to the fact that we are emotional beings experiencing life not only physically but mentally too.
We are more than happy to help those in physical pain and discomfort but mental and emotional pain have been brushed under the carpet for so long, I for one am glad that the carpet is now being ripped up and exposing the reality that we have all suffered at some point in our life.
The thing is, we live in a world of free information, we can learn about anything and everything at the click of a button. We teach our kids about they way of the world but rarely teach them about themselves; why they think and feel the way they do, what affects the way they think and feel and how to recognise when they don’t feel quite right within themselves.
The trouble is we’ve become so disconnected within ourselves that we are unable to recognise our own emotional states let alone educate our children as to what they are, why and how they experience them and how they can manage them.
If we taught children about their emotions we would have a generation that understands ALL emotions are normal and are experienced by EVERYBODY at some point during their lives. We could develop a generation that is understanding of one another and feels connected and that they belong. Because deep down that’s all we all want to feel...... like we are part of something greater than ourselves and that we have our place no matter how big or small. 🧡