Letโ€™s Be Aware of The Signs…๐Ÿ’š

#mentalhealthawarenessmonth๐Ÿ’š

You donโ€™t feel like doing anything, even the things you normally enjoy.

There has been a change in your appetite: eating more than or less than normal.

You feel exhausted all the time.

You feel more stressed than normal; things that normally wouldnโ€™t stress you out are.

You are much more irritable and grumpy.

Your thoughts have been more negative and youโ€™re having trouble being positive.

You feel down/sad.

You feel guilty or shameful for feeling the way you do.

Youโ€™ve stopped doing things you normally do: make-up, hair, brushing your teeth, etc.

There has been a big life change in your life.

๐Ÿ‘๐ŸพDon’t be afraid to seek help…you are not weak..

Check your local city for free services!

๐“›๐“ช๐“ญ๐”‚ โ€˜๐“žโ€™

Published by Olivia B. Shepherd

Welcome, My name is Olivia Shepherd, and I am the founder of this awesome blog about depression and mental illness. I started this blog in 2016 after being diagnosed with Major Depression, Anxiety and PTSD. I didn't have anybody to talk too or share my feelings with, so I decided to share them publicly to help others. I'm passionate and dedicated to bringing awareness about mental health, especially in the African American community. I also want to empower your voice to speak up and fight the stigma surrounding this illness. Iโ€™m also the founder of AshesToBeauty Mentoring & Outreach, a virtual online service dedicated to to the positive development and accelerated recovery of girls and women who have experienced abuse and depression, Ashes To Beauty strives to empower women to take their lives back by providing life skill education, one-on-one mentorship and impactful personal tools by which these impacted women can build the foundation for a successful future. Look forward to having you read my blog, ๐“ž๐“ต๐“ฒ๐“ฟ๐“ฒ๐“ช ๐“‘. ๐“ข๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“น๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“ป๐“ญ ๐Ÿ’‹

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