Yeah but…

Transcript of Video: How often have you used that phrase. I would but…..[insert excuse here].

This COVID environment is tiring. There are so many rules to follow and generally finding resources for anything is taking twice as much time and effort. Some of us are supposed to work full time in a house that doesn’t have a dedicated workspace and at the same time be teaching our kids while they learn online.

Still, others have relapsed and have to go through the whole process of finding support all over again due to the isolation brought on my COVID. Or you are trying to find a job in a marketplace that is scrambled and weird. It’s easy to dismiss doing something or making the effort to get people together in a creative way because we don’t have the energy to make the effort.

You’ll find that if you make the effort, the energy to do more will follow. It’s that initial kick that is the hardest. Like Nike says, “Just do it!”

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked mental health speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational mental health keynotes, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, anxiety, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

4 thoughts on “Yeah but…”

  1. It’s taking a toll on everybody, isn’t it. I find myself waking up in the morning and then remembering … things are different … wear a mask, etc. So wearying!

  2. Thanks girl! These are great – I love them. I feel like you’re my life coach and I get to talk to you in person…sorta…
    Keep it up. ❤️

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