To many us, the month May signifies a fresh start, thanks to the arrival spring, and excitement for the season that follows: summer. The thought sunshine and warm weather can sometimes be enough to uplift your mood and get you out any winter blues. Sometimes, though, the impending rays Vitamin D are not enough.
Sometimes music is the answer to bringing you up when you feel down, sometimes it’s just a matter having a friend or family member reach out to you– other times, it’s more serious. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and for that reason if no other, take the time today to think about how you are taking care your mental, and make an effort to do a reach out to a family member or friend, whether or not you think they need a reach out. We can all make this a habit beyond just the month May.
Our way reaching out today is through music.
In the words Bob Marley, “One good thing about music, when it hits, you feel no pain.”
If you or someone you know needs to speak with someone, please remember you can always call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline any day or time — 1-800-273-8255. For more information or tools to help cope, check out the Mental Health Awareness website here.