You have a headache and your friend asks if you want to go out. You say no sorry, I have this splitting headache today.
Your friend asks if you want to go out, but you’ve been feeling anxious all day. Is that what you say? Or do you make some other excuse?
I’m going to guess, partly because I know I’ve done it myself, that the reason you give for not going is not that you are anxious. Or that you’re just not feeling up to being sociable.
But why? Why do we make a distinction between our physical and mental health? Why is it that we don’t feel comfortable being honest and saying how we may be struggling? Read More »