September 10, 2018 — World Suicide Prevention Day The first time I ever heard about World Suicide Prevention Day was back in 2016. To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit that I’ve been following since I was in high school, posted this blog: “World Suicide Prevention Day: And So I Kept Living” (Visit their … Continue reading Tomorrow Needs You
“A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” — James N. Watkins The past month has taken a toll on me, but there has been so much that I’ve learned during this time. The most important lesson? Persistence. I tend to give up when I come across any … Continue reading Nonetheless, She Persisted
Life doesn’t stop… For anyone. There are moments in our lives where we want things to slow down, whether it’s to enjoy the moment, stop something bad from happening, or maybe to try to catch our breath because life is going faster than we’re accustomed to. No matter how bad we want it, no matter … Continue reading How Did We End Up Here?
Suicide is an uncomfortable topic for many people, a topic that is very important but is bypassed all the time. The only way to break this stigma towards mental illness and suicide is to talk about it. Recently, there were two well-known people who died by suicide. This blog post is for them, and all … Continue reading Break the Stigma
3 years ago I had my heart broken. I invested 4 years of my life in someone who I truly loved and cared for, someone who I grew with, someone who became my person, someone who I gave my all to. Those years held some of the best moments of my life - moments that … Continue reading 3 Years
I got my heart broken, but loved again. I got my heart broken, again, but still managed to put the pieces back together. I have said and planned to never see another morning, but I’m still here and I’m still fighting. I was told by the person who I believed was my best friend that … Continue reading Note to Self
Hi, friends! There has been something on my heart for a while now, something that I wanted to share with all of you in hopes of encouraging someone who may be going through the same things I’ve been through. Let me start by saying this: Change is difficult... But it's not impossible. For a long … Continue reading From the Inside Out