In our world, it’s completely normal to feel down due to things that we experience or are exposed to. People may feel down due to various reasons such as their report cards not having enough A’s, their SAT score not being high enough, or the number on the weight scale not meeting society’s standards and expectations. Therefore, it is easy to feel we’re not good enough.
However, the most important thing is how a person gets back on their feet and fights against these factors rather than letting them affect him or her.
It is essential to keep in mind that people can not feel good unless and until their community provides them with support. The best part about my community is that it never hesitates to offer support; the members of the community are like a united family. One of the ways in which they provide support and encouragement is by communicating with a person who’s depressed. They believe that communication and interaction are significant factors in leading a healthy lifestyle. By socially interacting with someone who is feeling down, they have a chance to hear about that person’s problems and provide useful advice and recommendations. This way the individual also feels lighter by getting worries and emotions out.
Although the Pakistani community is conservative, most of the population in urban areas still believes in seeking help when it comes to feeling down…
Come back next week for Part II of Zahra’s Global Beat!