Last month, Lauren McMenemy pitched a story for the Content Standard that threw me for a loop. She wanted to write about her experience balancing her career in content marketing with her depression and anxiety. My reaction was complicated. You see, I’m a born-and-bred New Englander. We’re brought up to believe that shovelling snow builds character, that pulling yourself up by your bootstraps is the key to success, and that talking about your feelings is for people from California or wherever.