Tag: stay strong

We Have To Put An End To These Mass Shootings…

Trigger warning… stay safe, friends. We absolutely have to. Innocent people are dying because of mass shootings, more in the United States than anywhere else, because we’re simply not doing anything about it. Are guns the issue? Yes. But do I believe mental health…

Addiction

I’ve struggled with the thought of posting this because I have been told not to “look up to someone with addiction problems.” Demi Lovato, though, is more than that. I don’t want to sound like a “fan girl” but I guess I just will….

Please Stay Alive!

  I’m sitting here at the computer trying to figure out what I want or need to say. Here goes nothing… We’re losing too many people to suicide. We’re not reaching out enough. We’re not supporting enough. If you’re supporting someone close to you…

We’re Not Crazy!

cra·zy ˈkrāzē/ informal adjective 1. mentally deranged, especially as manifested in a wild or aggressive way. I hate the word crazy when it comes to mental health. It’s the epitome of mental health stigma. People believe that just because someone has a mental illness,…

Dear Future Me

Dear future me, Therapy is going okay. We learned a lot in yesterday’s session, and cried a lot. But that’s nothing to be ashamed of. Remember when we went to Japan to visit family, and then ended up falling in love with the ocean…

Stronger Than A Lion

Depression is a demon. It lives inside of us. Sometimes it’s sedentary, but when it’s awake, it holds a death grip on us. A chokehold. Is there any way to get it to truly let go? True, medicine helps. But we have to stand…