Learning to Say “No.” – The Struggles of Being a People-Pleaser

This past year, I have focused a lot on self-care and personal growth but my biggest challenge yet has been learning to say, "No". I have always had trouble saying no to people and setting boundaries. I consider this one of my biggest weaknesses. This trait falls within my anxiety disorder and my fear of … Continue reading Learning to Say “No.” – The Struggles of Being a People-Pleaser

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(Blog) Silence Lately

Hi there! I've been slacking on my blog lately.. I have been so busy so I wanted to give you some updates.. Over the past few months, I have been *tirelessly* planning my first ever Suicide Prevention Fundraiser. For those who haven't read my my suicide loss story , I lost my younger brother to suicide on … Continue reading (Blog) Silence Lately

Signs

I want to talk about signs. Specifically for me, they are from a deceased loved one, but I think it is all in what you believe or how you interpret your surroundings. Shortly after the loss of my brother, I began to feel him with me again. It comes in waves, but I certainly get … Continue reading Signs

Safe and effective messaging for suicide prevention: Why is it important?

I cringe most times I read news articles that are reporting a suicide death. In many cases, they are celebrity deaths being reported. The ways that we communicate about suicide and mental health makes a huge difference, and there are guidelines that should be followed. There are facts that show that risk of suicide increase … Continue reading Safe and effective messaging for suicide prevention: Why is it important?