Mental health awareness is something more and more people are starting to acknowledge and support. It’s unfortunate that it has taken this long for a light to be shined on something that impacts millions of Americans each and every day, but hopefully the movement will continue to move forward and even more communities and institutions will begin to pay attention to it.One of the most effective ways a number of mental health fighters have been able to deliver their messages is through social media. And recently, 27-year-old beauty blogger Yasaman Gheidi from Vancouver, Canada used her platform to do just that.
Anyone who visits Yasaman’s Instagram page can see she is an extremely talented, creative, beautiful person. She has hundreds of posts depicting various makeup looks, outfits, and hairstyles that her 77,000+ followers can’t get enough of.
However, even though she seems perfectly happy and content in her images, the truth is, this young woman deals with crippling challenges on a daily basis when it comes to her mental health.
And because of the stigma society has created surrounding mental health disorders, she, like so many other sufferers, has chosen to stay silent and retract from the world whenever she finds herself unable to cope…