Tag: grief

Credit the Source

It’s flattering to reference an individual of any talent, as long as credit is rightfully acknowledged. We are all gifted with blessings, and what a world it is to have access to them. Our lives are better, more enriched. It’s the respect of due credit that displays thanks […]

Where

Where’s the place you put the pieces of a broken heart? Where’s the bottle that attempts to hold all the tears you cry? Where’s the comfort when everything you are reminds you of him? Where’s the happiness when you can’t even breathe? Where’s the love I deserved, and […]

The Wrapping

Sometimes, it’s your good heart wrapping up the truth in vibrant and ambitious paper. You’re not at fault for that, nor should you EVER change it. BUT, what’s the truth is fact. It’s what is, regardless of whether its pretty wrapped or sitting bare. We must learn to […]

Walking

Credit attached I’m in a new season of life. I don’t feel strong; I don’t feel emotionally capable of sounding ok or writing about all the positivity I have been. The very idea of positivity sounds patronizing to me right now…. But I’m just hurting…. And with hurt […]

Denial

I thought that if I acted like it didn’t matter, it wouldn’t. No one warned me; I never saw the sign… It comes back stronger, three times fold, with every effort to resist. The reminders are everywhere. Friends no longer stop and say hello. They don’t know how […]

Hotlines

List taken from this website:D National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 Crisis text line http://www.crisistextline.org/ Text HOME to 741741 US Trans lifeline http://www.translifeline.org/ (877) 330-6366 SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline 1‑877‑SAMHSA7 (1‑877‑726‑4727) Adolescent Suicide Hotline 800-621-4000 Adolescent Crisis Intervention & Counseling Nineline 1-800-999-9999 AIDS National Hotline 1-800-342-2437 CHADD-Children & Adults […]

Signs & Symptoms

Just as with other illness, prevention is key! To keep a cold away, doctors recommend individuals wash hands, keep hands away from the mouth, cover a sneeze or cough with an elbow or tissue. Occasionally, we miss something though. Before long, someone in the family is feverish, grumpy […]

Dear You

Dear You, You trying to be invisible, You secluding in the back, Dear You, You driving to fast, You hiding under the sheets, Dear You, You staggering in at 6 a.m., You crying upon endlessness crying, Dear You, You drowning yourself in pity, You convincing yourself of shit, […]

A Beginner at an Ending

Right now, I’m watching a Netflix Original Series , “The L Word”. In this particular segment, Jenny, a compulsive and inspiring author, is meeting with an editor. She’s been diligently writing from the moment her character was introduced in Season 1. Her script has finally landed in the […]

Seventeen Years Later

Wow!… I can’t wrap my brain around the idea that our United States has seen this many “9/11″s. Before that September Day, for many of us.. 9-11 was 9-1-1. It symbolized hope, and help. Teachers and parents taught us, as children, these three, single digit numbers, were a […]

Suicide Awareness Month #2

These are the 5 steps to get involved in someone’s life who may be suicidal. Now, you may say, “Brandy, my (whomever) was happy go lucky all the time. (Whomever) was always smiling and laughing. I had no idea there was even a problem.” Robin Williams is exactly […]

Suicide Awareness Month #3

striking facts: ▪ Five million Americans have attempted suicide. Every seventeen minutes, one of them succeeds. ▪ Three and a half million Americans are survivors of a loved one’s suicide. Most of them have been left with a sense of guilt and deep grief. ▪ Between 1999 and […]

#BeThe1To Suicide Awareness

This is a tough subject… But, especially for those of us who’s lives have been impacted by it. That percentage is probably higher than we think. The why’s, what if’s, should’ve… The mind doesn’t stop. For days.. Endlessly in manic mode until anxiety is wrapped around the throat.. […]

10 of the best mental health apps for 2018

Life happens! When it does, these apps are here to assist us in regaining control of our thoughts, breathing, confidence, and self esteem. These handy apps are here if we’re looking for a peaceful little away scape, place to throw up some thoughts, and talk with a professional […]

Fictioneers Friday

Photo Prompt: Ronda Del Boccio  Sarah sat in her wheelchair, admiring the new greenery her mother arranged on the old brick porch. She’s missed her wildlife, outdoors, and nature friends. She hasn’t been able to adventure out much this Spring; her immune system has been much too fragile. […]

Vulnerable

Life is such a rollercoaster. It’s even more so when you’re hormonal, sleep deprived, an Empath, and HSP. Right now, I feel so much that I feel like I’m going crazy. My sadness outweighs everything else, and I don’t want to be anywhere but home… Where it’s safe. […]

#8. Incense

As I was growing up, my sinuses never bothered me. Saline solution is a simple combination of salt and water. My tears handled the cleansing my face needed. When I became a Sophomore in college, the tears weren’t as often…. because I became a bit more rebellious. One […]

This Picture

I had lost thirteen pounds in two weeks. I was rudely awakened by the general consensus regarding others and my need to talk (they didn’t hear me!). I was isolated from a support system, most friends, professional help, and usually the general public. My anxiety astronomically skyrocketed because […]

One Cup @ a Time

There’s been lots of talk about suicide in the recent news. When it’s a celebrity who’s passed, the subject receives a great deal of spotlight. Unfortunately, most deaths aren’t of that status… To Me, these lives matter just as much!! Did you know though, that since 1999, the […]

You are worthy of Love💗

https://bustle.app.link/8XQV11cnDN A New Report Shows How Much The Rate Of Death By Suicide Has Risen In The U.S. Every… Single… Time… This unfortunate, gruesome, heart-throbbing, and instantaneously devastating event occurs: my heart breaks. I have the dark black massive scary monsterous cloud shadow me.. I’ve been in a […]