Do you ever have the "winter blues"? Are you in a funk more often during fall and winter? You might be suffering from SAD, which "is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons".
This is not going to be a NROP. What was so different today? I felt like my mental health alarm just went off on its loudest volume setting. This cannot be ignored.
Helping others feel better is a noble thing. However, sometimes you need to let people feel what they feel for just a moment, before telling them they should feel differently.
Talking about something runs a risk of familiarizing people with the topic. Not always for the better.
Not taking care of the things you need done is a bad thing. but taking your time to do them properly is a different story.