“Every single person goes through something in their lives. No one gets a free pass from grief or depression or just plain bad luck. We all suffer in some way. But we need to soldier on. Because that’s what life is: tunneling through the shit to find the gold.
“But sometimes we need help, we need someone to hand us the shovel. Please go to a qualified shovel specialist. There are people out there that can and will help. Know that there really are people who care.
“And to everyone else- remember- sometimes all that’s needed is a kind word. Sometimes telling someone that you are there is enough. Remind yourself that everyone else might not be as happy as you are. A little kindness goes a long way.”
Waking Up on the Wrong Side of 50: Everybody Matters