The truth is that the only approval you have ever needed is from yourself. You are not better or worse for your online following. You should never compare yourself to anyone, especially those you’ve never met.
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 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.
As much as it is important to talk to our partner about what we consent to, in the bedroom (or out), it’s important we get some mental health chat in there too.
Grief is a feeling, it’s a state, but it’s not supposed to be a conversation starter.
Many people get to prepare for the deaths of their loved ones. Suicide doesn’t give you that option.
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.