Tag: depression

Grieving Family You Were Not Always Close To

There is a part of me that feels guilty when I’m breaking down in tears because I read in the news that someone I have never met has died. I feel ashamed for grieving over a stranger, when those who knew them are probably going through the worst time in

My Father Died Three Times

My life did not end with my father, as much as it felt like it did at the time. 

So here is the thing, the real bit of advice I want you all to know; don’t be afraid to live, because the best way to honour death, is with life.

What Do You Say To Someone Grieving A Suicide Loss?

Grief is a feeling, it’s a state, but it’s not supposed to be a conversation starter.

How Do You Say Goodbye After A Suicide

Many people get to prepare for the deaths of their loved ones. Suicide doesn’t give you that option.

Why I Became A Mental Health Advocate

Being an advocate isn’t about starting rallies and fighting battles. It’s about using your voice to let your thoughts and feelings be known. It’s offering a hand to the people who are drowning, and a voice to those who cannot find theirs.

Dealing With Adult Nightmares

If I had three wishes from a genie, I’d probably spend one of those wishes on a good nights sleep.

What Would You Say To Your Bully?

“It’s upsetting to think that people are forced to feel so alone, that hurting others seems to be the only way they can let out those feelings. The world shouldn’t push anyone to be like that.”

How Mental Health First Aid Helped Me Be A Better Person

MHFA is timeless, it will be valid for the rest of your life. It helps you grow as a person but you will also learn to be more empathic to your friends and family, and even yourself.

The Fear Of Rejection

Anxiety is a powerful thing. I know what’s realistic, I know what’s irrational and I know these are just thoughts; but anxiety doesn’t care about facts and ultimately, he’s got more power over me than cold hard facts.

Has The Value Of Friendship Changed?

It sounds silly to feel like this. When I feel like I want to die, or leave the country, just because my friends ignore my messages. Or because they are never the ones to message first or make plans. And they never, check if I am ok.

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