May is Mental Health Awareness Month. So often, we don’t know how to approach our friends and family who might be suffering. We shy away from reaching out because we’re afraid, or we don’t think we have anything to contribute.
There are three things everyone can do to approach someone who’s suffering.
Every morning I reach out to one friend, family member or acquaintance that I know is struggling – whether it’s a chronic illness or something brief. It only takes a few minutes but it’s infinitely valuable.