Singer-songwriter Moira dela Torre described melancholy and anxiousness as “passing seasons” in her message as Psychological Well being Consciousness Month ends.
Psychological Well being Consciousness Month was marked final Could.
“Earlier than #mentalhealthawareness month ends, I wanna depart a bit reminder for individuals who would possibly want to listen to it: Melancholy & anxiousness– these DON’T outline you. You’re simply passing via a difficult season, however that’s all it ever shall be, a season. Some seasons really feel quick, some really feel too lengthy. However all seasons cross,” Dela Torre wrote in a prolonged Fb message on Monday.
“Generally we keep pondering that is all there may be for us. However in the event you preserve strolling, you’ll see that there are stunning plans for you. Plans we could not perceive for the time being, however they’re meant to prosper you, offer you hope and a future,” she added.
The favored singer-songwriter additionally suggested her followers to not lose hope.
“So don’t keep in a season you’re not meant to remain in. As a result of like all seasons, this one ends.
So don’t be afraid to hope once more as a result of our Hope has come. You’re stronger and braver than you suppose. You bought this,” Dela Torre stated.
She additionally inspired her followers who’re experiencing psychological well being struggles to hunt skilled assist.
“Don’t be afraid to ask for assist. Don’t be afraid to hunt counsel or to get remedy. Opening up helps too. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. It helped me lots to know that it’s okay to not be okay. You’re not alone,” Dela Torre stated.
Dela Torre’s message was warmly obtained by her followers. It earned greater than 232,000 reactions, as of writing. Most of which had been coronary heart, likes and care reactions. It additionally made rounds over 8,400 occasions on the social networking website.
Amid the refrain of gratitude within the feedback part, one Fb person appeared to counter Dela Torre’s views by asking when did psychological well being anxiousness and melancholy turned seasonal.
The remark, which may now not be accessed, was perceived to name out Dela Torre for her supposed “poisonous positivity.”
Dela Torre’s followers defended the singer-songwriter and stated that she used the phrase “seasons” since she is a Christian. They claimed Dela Torre likened the psychological well being struggles to the discouraging seasons Jesus additionally went via.
The singer replied to the now-deleted remark and clarified that she shouldn’t be selling poisonous positivity.
“My publish was to not promote poisonous positivity nor was it written to deliver anybody down. Possibly subsequent time, if there’s one thing you don’t perceive or one thing you wish to shed mild to, you’ll be able to communicate kindly, with compassion. Constructive criticism is supposed to construct folks up, not deliver them down. Which is why it’s necessary to watch out with how we are saying issues,” Dela Torre said.
Last year, the “Paubaya” singer opened up on Instagram about her psychological well being struggles. She shared that she skilled anxiousness assaults, which worsened throughout the pandemic.