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

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

The Truth of the Matter #MHblog #suicideprevention

I think a lot of mental health bloggers/advocates get caught up with how boldly they can come across… who can raise the most awareness… who’s personal story is the loudest and has the most impact… who can get the most attention and save the most souls…. I’ve gotten caught up in that. In fact, when … More The Truth of the Matter #MHblog #suicideprevention

Just A “Friendly” Reminder… #mentalhealth #suicideprevention

So, if you read the previous post you will know that I just recently had a birthday… which has inspired me to really clean up a few things. For example, the day before my birthday I quit my job (thereby removing a good 31 stressors) and since then I have cut off a lot of … More Just A “Friendly” Reminder… #mentalhealth #suicideprevention