You are what you think
Here is my story. My life has been an uneventful life, but somehow I have been plagued by depression for a far back as I can remember. I am a vivid thinker, not brilliant by any stretch of the imagination, but I am always deep in thought about one thing or another. I will occasionally furl my brow when I am thinking about something. Sometimes people think I am mad and ask if I am in a bad mood because of my facial expressions.
I have always had a problem making friends. I thought it was because I was ugly or stupid. The fact is, it was probably because of some strange face I was making and it probably made other kids ‘wonder’ about me. I probably inadvertently pushed people away without knowing what I was doing. I am sure that my facial expressions were not the whole issue of why I never fit in with other people, but it was some of it. We really need to take a long, hard look at ourselves and be honest about how others might see us. Here’s a thought– always be approachable and …Smile!