September is Suicide Awareness Month which always causes me to reflect on my own journey. I want to acknowledge that as I write this it is not from my journals, but my memory, so my timelines may be skewed. My first suicidal thoughts I remember having where in High School, but then I got involved … More Suicide Awareness
Poetry is written and owned by Warrior. For permission to use email firstname.lastname@example.org for permission to use) Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. If you need immediate assistance call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255. For a … More To the Broken
Anxiety, Depression, and our own internal dialog often paint the way we see ourselves. We compare our worst against others best. We define ourselves by our perspective of celebrities, airbrushed models, and the lives we see on social media. I am grateful for the following perspective: Life is about learning and growth. We learn … More I AM ENOUGH Because I AM LIVE!
Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. Suicide has become the #1 cause of death for teenagers in my state currently. There have been 12 in the last year that I am aware of. My heartbreaks for … More Suicide Prevention
Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 Warrior started being bullied in 6th grade at which time she became suicidal. Add on top of that, puberty triggering a chemical imbalance. I was … More Warriors Fight
Trigger Warning: This post is all about triggers. Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. It was a beautiful morning. I driving home after going to run club at school with Gameface and it hits me. The song on … More Surrounded by Triggers
In 2007, while taking a life course I was learning new ways of seeing the world, my past, my depression, my anxiety, my weight issues and more. I was finding the balance that I had been missing in my life. That was when I was first introduced to energy work and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). … More Returning to Balance – Remembering Wholeness
Inside Out has become one of my favorite movies. It helped me put some of what I have experienced into perspective. For me when my depression and anxiety are bad I am like two different people. Inside life is spiraling out of control, I am raw, overwhelmed, and I just want to sleep and be … More Inside Out In Real Life
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We are all at risk of depression, suicide, abuse and eating disorders. I love the resources at girlsinc.org, but boys are equally at risk. Many of which suffer in silence, feel alone, and/or are afraid to share what they are going through. I have suffered from chemical imbalance and depression for years and I was … More I’m at Risk, Are You?
Dear Jared, Thank you for bringing awareness to depression and suicide. You have touch the lives of thousands. Your campaign will continue to make a difference as your shirt is worn around the world. I was touched when I read your Facebook Post on March 3. As I read the story behind the campaign I … More Open Letter to Jared Padalecki – Always Keep Fighting
Warning: Post contains information that may trigger some people, but I feel it is important to share. Recently I have been experiencing triggers that I have been working through in counseling. As I have exploring these triggers, some of the concepts I have learned have started making more sense to me. Our lives are full … More Interpretations from My Childhood – Want Me
Warning: Post contains information that may trigger some people, but I feel it is important to share. Growing up our family was close. We spent Sunday’s at my Grandparents with our Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. I have a lot of fond memories of those times. Being close does not however mean we were open in … More Opening Up – Having the Hard Conversations
Warning: Post contains information that may trigger some people, but I feel it is important to share. Many people struggle with suicidal thoughts. I know suicide is not the answer, but I continue to struggle with it. Everyone has his or her own journey. We each have our own triggers and my intent is to … More The Struggle with Suicide