You’re lucky you know that? You could have died. And there’s nothing special or romantic about that. You just would have been gone. ~Julian from One Tree Hill. During my recovery and break from the working world, I made it my personal mission to watch movies... A lot of movies. A lot of black and … Continue reading Join the movement, pass it on… #SuicideIsNOTRomantic.
“In honour of Valentine’s day this upcoming Saturday, Defying Shadows is doing a week on the different valentine shadows that can make this time of year a bit difficult. Today Melanie Stroud will be sharing some common misconceptions of Self-Esteem. Enjoy! ~Nichole” What exactly is self-esteem? Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself. Society feeds … Continue reading Common Misconceptions About Self-Esteem
I want to start today's Flashback Friday with a warning. Today's post will have some very serious material in it, which can be very triggering for those who struggle with suicidal thoughts. If you feel that this could cause you pain, then please close your browser immediately. If you are under the age of 18, … Continue reading Giving Up.
Last week we talked about my emotional breakthrough that lead to the road of recovery for me. Today's Flashback Friday brings us to the days, weeks, and months following my first steps towards recovery. I started to recover (in the sense that I stopped harming myself) and things were finally looking brighter until the pain … Continue reading Relapse and Lies