Some authors strive to make a contribution. Others have a story inside them yearning to be birthed into the world. I write stupidity that strives to make no contribution whatsoever. There's only so many asinine thoughts one brain can hold and mine's well beyond capacity.
How does a person maintain mental health? I have no idea. I assumed mental health was something you cured through shock therapy. But that's expensive & my insurance doesn't cover elective procedures. So my only outlet to cure my own mental health is through the writing of humorous, off topic books.