My next mental health tattoo isn’t going to be about mental health at all — except that it will be. I have had several ideas for tattoos recently: A yellow rose for my mother (whose maiden name was Rose and whose favorite flower was yellow roses), a compass rose to celebrate my love for travel or the constellation Orion for my love of astronomy.
I also thought of getting a script “My story isn’t over,” which would, of course, be a mental health tattoo. But what I decided on was a stack of books.
Why is this a mental health tattoo? Because books have saved my life so many times when I was at the bottom of the pit. I find books are the best distraction from thinking about my misery.Read more on themighty.com