It’s a question many of us ask ourselves each time we experience heartache or emotional pain: how do you let go of past hurts and move on?
There are various developmental theories that go into the tool kit that parents and educators utilize to help mold caring and ethically intact people, including those of Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget and American psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg.
The power wrapped within acceptance “as the answer” is an available shortcut to a life peacefully lived when practiced by anyone, anywhere. All people and all situations that trouble anyone can disappear in the blink of an eye when “accepted as perfect” the way they are.
Expectations surrounding Black masculinity, such as the requirement to be strong and stoic, have often prevented Black men from seeking mental health care. But it's possible to overcome this reluctance and make mental wellness a priority.