I struggle with depression. Whether I'm on top of the world or can't get myself out of bed, it'll always be a part of my life. Depression can come in waves; sometimes, it's a tsunami that overtakes my entire life, sometimes it's a little wave that sneaks its way into my thoughts.
It’s me... I’m the “happiest person”
Join the conversation with Hailey Nicole, a mental health advocate blogger. The current college athlete is joined by fellow athletes to share their mental health journies. Listen to hear the story of each featured current/former college athlete from all divisions and sports, and find empowerment to rethink suffering in silence.
By focusing on myself, my goal is to find my missing piece and find the mental happiness that I desire.
Every day is a battle A battle unseen by most An internal war A fight to grasp reality This is my unspoken truth The life I’ve been living inside my head The side I try to hide away What’s beneath the smile that hides the pain I’m obsessed with what people think of me … Continue reading My Unspoken Truth
While it seems delayed, I am finally ready to have this conversation full-heartedly. I can so easily tell you that it’s going to be hard. Still, it’ll be worth it, and ultimately that is what I’m going to say to you. Again, I believe that so many people who try to give advice brush over how much college turns your entire life upside down.
Forgive yourself and remember that these moments are only to remind that we are all human. Get back up and climb back up where you belong.