Gratitude: Thanksgiving Edition #my3thanks #MHblog #positive

Expressing my gratitude is long overdue, but I am also thankful that it took me this long. Sometimes you have to really figure out why you are thankful for something in order to express it, so here are three things I am most thankful for this year. 1. In September, I got opportunity to experience … More Gratitude: Thanksgiving Edition #my3thanks #MHblog #positive

The Cycle, Part 86531 #MHblog #mentalhealth #depression

I have grown to believe that the series of events that come along side a depressive episode are QUITE ridiculous. Here’s what happens: 1) Depression. 2) I am encouraged to be open about said depression or to go do something fun/get over it, depending on who I’m talking to. 3) Person on other side of … More The Cycle, Part 86531 #MHblog #mentalhealth #depression

#Suicide is NOT Freedom #preventsuicide #nostigmas #mentalhealth

I have heard (more than I ever want to) from some that suicide is freedom. Suicide is death, so that means if suicide is freedom, death is freedom (according to the math). Let’s unpack that for a second. To make sure I got this right I looked up the definition of freedom, knowing that word … More #Suicide is NOT Freedom #preventsuicide #nostigmas #mentalhealth

Rejection Kills, Love Restores #MHblog #mentalhealth #suicideprevention

I’m not sure people realize how powerful rejection is. To make this short I want to outline what can happen to most people when they are rejected, whether they are aware of it or not. 1) Best case scenario, they know that not everyone will like them and they move on, knowing they are loved … More Rejection Kills, Love Restores #MHblog #mentalhealth #suicideprevention