Eleanor Catalina’s Story

Would I Be Me, Without My Mental Illness? Eleanor Catalina asks herself this very question in her recent blog post about her personal experience with mental illness. As some of you know, I recently shared my personal story about my attempted suicide when I was 15 years old. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Eleanor Catalina, with her beautiful soul, […]

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My Darkest Hour: Helping Others Find The Light

TRIGGER WARNING: This post talks about the attempted suicide of a teenager. Please be aware and choose wisely before you continue. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” -Lucius Annaeus Seneca “When people kill themselves, they think they’re ending the pain, but all they’re doing is passing it on to those they […]

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Reminding Myself to Breathe

“If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness, and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” -Kris Carr “Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to […]

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