I’ve been sick in bed for a little bit, so I’m letting my brother, Benzion Klatzko stand in for me. Here he talks about prioritizing to get the most out of life. Enjoy him, he’s amazing!
Depression affects everyone. When you are a parent of a child with depression you are actually also a case manager for a house full of people who are struggling. This is not your fault. This is not your child’s fault.
In this video Minky shares honestly telling parents – from her front row seat in the drama of depression, what kids need. We were prompted to make this video by the rising number of young teens who are struggling. At age 12, 13, 14 they are feeling lost and confused.
And their parents are often just as confused.
Compounding the confusion is the secrecy and shame and almost always, conflict with religion. When you feel like you don’t fit on the inside you stop trying to fit in on the outside. Sometimes it seems like there is no place left for these girls.
But navigating depression is like swimming through dirty water with clouded goggles. Nothing is clear. There is no path. It’s just you and the elements. You and your child. The two of you and G-d.
I offer here my own contribution to Minky’s stunning words.To see the video..
“When you freak out – you smash the vessels.” This video is about how fear can change the direction of our destiny and totally mess up the very thing we’re trying to create. PLUS – the story of how I met and interviewed Carol Tuttle from Dressing your Truth!
has had a great response. But one woman was NOT so happy. This is a message that I received on Friday … and this is the answer: