Like father, like daughter? #MentalHealth #MHBlogs #Awareness

I’m just going to jump right on into it… A couple months ago I found out my father was diagnosed with one or more mood disorders (I say it this way because he not as open about it); more likely than not the same ones I was diagnosed with back in 2011. I of course sympathize with … More Like father, like daughter? #MentalHealth #MHBlogs #Awareness

Too Difficult? #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention #Christianity

Let’s face it… The Christian church/church organizations, at least in my experience, is inherently terrible at combating mental health/mental illness and suicide; I mean they rarely acknowledge its existence. I mean I get that it’s a touchy subject, but MY GOD… can we touch it a little bit? Can we act as if we aren’t … More Too Difficult? #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention #Christianity

“Strong Face” #NSPW14 #NSPW #SuicidePrevention #MHBlog #MentalHealth

It was only after I calmed down enough that I was able to realize that, maybe no one can support me in moments like these because it is engrained in me to prove to others I don’t need said support, and since actions tend to speak louder than words my “strong face” is going to overwhelmingly be louder than me asking for help. … More “Strong Face” #NSPW14 #NSPW #SuicidePrevention #MHBlog #MentalHealth

I… DON’T Need A Drink #SABD13 #suicideprevention #mentalhealth

WARNING: Potential trigger alert. If my honesty about this particular experience may hurt you, please do not read. Thank you. I used to drink quite heavily, and not because I liked the taste of alcohol. Any sign (no matter how big or small) of discomfort or trigger of an anxiety attack would result in me … More I… DON’T Need A Drink #SABD13 #suicideprevention #mentalhealth

15 Good Things #NSPW12 #anxiety #depression #suicideprevention

these last few weeks or so have been somewhat of a struggle (severely understated), as it has been a little bit harder than usual to fight my depression and anxiety. harder, but not impossible. this week i was told to write 15 good things about myself so that i can go back to that whenever … More 15 Good Things #NSPW12 #anxiety #depression #suicideprevention

Retreat & Relapse #suicideprevention #anxiety #gethelp

i’ve developed this TERRIBLE habit of completely holding all of my emotions in due to the fear and stigma that comes with being open. 100% hypocritical on my part because i’ve pushed for openness throughout this whole blog.. well… its the purpose of it. to encourage other to be open and free, yet i can’t … More Retreat & Relapse #suicideprevention #anxiety #gethelp