Perfection, Success and Invisible Scars

#RIPRobinWilliams #MentalHealthAwareness

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May is Mental Health MonthThe hurt and pain run deep, and these internal undetectable scars and wounds often go unnoticed, sometimes for years.

Then a traumatic, life changing event triggers the onset of symptoms which now become recognisable as part of a routine. A life long pattern of practices that when looked on with 20/20 vision, which always comes with hindsight, points to mental health issues, or what I call invisible scars.

Invisible because despite the progress made in mental health treatment, the topic is still somewhat taboo in our society. Despite breakthroughs in science, the invisible nature of what happens in our brains makes it fearful. It is terra incognita, the unknown land, and we are all fearful of the unknown.

Here’s what the professionals do know about brain health though, a lack of chemicals such as serotonin, dopamine and some others can effect our moods, perceptions of reality and our relationships with others.

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