How to Help Others When You Feel Broken Yourself

Sometimes the best thing you can do for you is to focus on someone else for a bit.

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When you have a mental illness, it can be very easy to get wrapped up in your own problems. This is not a character flaw. It is simply a necessity of life. Those of us with depression and anxiety have to spend a lot of time monitoring our inner…

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Heather Ashman

Heather Ashman

Writer. Single mother to transgender son. Still grieving the death of my partner. Lifelong fighter of depression and anxiety. M.A. in Human Behavior.