There is only one reason I don’t publish here more often. Fear.

Fear of criticism, fear of judgement, fear of failure, fear of ridicule.

Fear is a powerful emotion and far stronger than the rational thoughts I come up with to combat this negative internal monologue.

For reasons I may eventually bring forth here, the last year has caused me to address my mental health in equal measure to my physiological health. We go to the doctor and obtain treatment when we feel physically ill so why do we not do the same when our mental health falters? Stigma I imagine. The very stigma which fuels the fear of clicking Publish on this post.