The Invisible Limps2022-01-15
You never really know a man until you understand things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.
—Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
Mental health does not have to be mysterious, and better metal health does not have to be complicated. Here is an analogy that may be of use to demystify things, and make society more kind and understanding.
Most people walk through life with invisible limps, due to mental health issues that they are not aware of, or do not want to share, or that are improperly diagnosed and poorly treated. There are at least three major consequences of that.
First, other people might get frustrated at them, or ask them to hurry up or perform tasks where the limp is holding them back or slowing them down. You would not push somebody to move faster and perform better in a certain circumstance if you saw their limp, you would help them and make accommodations for them.
Second, people cannot run the race of life as fast and as far as they could, and become all they can be, if the limps are not corrected.
Third, there are ready treatments for most of these limps, and new treatments are constantly being developed. You need to match the person to the right physical therapy, corrective prosthesis, or orthopedic surgery.
Ourselves and others have developed science-based products that are in essence goggles permitting to visualize these invisible limps and take targeted corrective action. Our digital products and blood tests are science-based, confidential, and most importantly provide actionable information for genuine improvement in your life and your mind.
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