"I've been thinking lately about how when you look at an image, you really don't see beyond the face. In an image driven culture, faces are everywhere, and in public spaces, more specifically, social media, they are mostly happy."
The shortest month of the year almost always feels like the longest because it is in the dead of winter for those of us who experience every sense of the season. And 2021 was no different. February felt a bit more challenging in my mental health journey. F is for…Functional anxiety. Let me explain this type of anxiety as I experience it, because anything attached to that word often is misunderstood. FUNCTION: I have a great exercise routine… I’m active and engaged in my job, volunteering, etc… I enjoy down time on the weekends.. ANXIETY: but I can’t seem to get to bed at a decent hour. but I struggle…