Friendship Friday: Reblog – Melancholy’s Pit

Anyone who has delt with mental illness will have had their own “melancholy pit” to tackle at some point. In addition to this lovely poem, which I’m providing a link to, there’s a video Miss Laura included in her post that I found interesting. There’s a difference between having empathy and having sympathy and Brené Brown provides a great explaination of this in the video!


Tetchiness hiding deep sadness, Nearly overwhelmed. Melancholy’s pit came close. But I saw its approach! It was tempting to jump in. Its monochrome …

Melancholy’s Pit
mental illness recovery, empathy versus sympathy

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