What should you do when a loved one is considering suicide? The first thing to do is not to think they're just blowing off steam by saying they want to die. Always. Always take it seriously. Yes, they might not mean they want to do anything, but we don't always know for sure. It's best … Continue reading What To Do If Someone You Love Is Considering Suicide
It’s not about statistics and all of that. There’s a person. A human. A soul behind this person who is struggling. You could be helping to save a life. Do you get that?
The process of recovery can be very exhausting, confusing and even more difficult; especially when you have no idea where to turn or what to do to get started. Today we have compiled a list of many different resources that can help you find the healing and information that you need. If you know of … Continue reading Recovery Resources
The following post is shares the story of a young girl named Julia. The following is parts of what she considers her story! This all started why, because I was shy, because I didn't say hello, because I wasn't "nice". We need to stop this, bullying nearly killed me twice. When my depression started it … Continue reading We All Have A Story | Julia’s Story
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.
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 self-harm. If you feel that this could cause you pain, then please close your browser immediately. If you are under the age of 18, I … Continue reading Trigger Warning! My Struggle With Self-Harm
Last week's Flashback Friday brought us back to a summer night back in 2009, where I went with my youth group to a camp's worship night nearby. Today we will pick up where we left off. While at the worship service, there was a girl there; one none of us knew. She announced that night … Continue reading I Feel Your Pain!
Are you having a bad day? Have you hit your limit? Are you ready to throw the towel in and just give up? Take your hand and place it over your heart. Feel that? That's your purpose; you woke up breathing this morning for a reason. Do Not Give Up. We have all heard that … Continue reading I Quit! [Why Giving Up Is Not The Answer]
So you had a bad day... You tried so hard to be strong... But then you couldn't hold off anymore. You relapsed. Now you feel bad. Your going to beat yourself up for days and be ashamed of what you have done. STOP! There's something you need to know. You were not alone when you … Continue reading Relapse – It’s okay!