May: Mental Health Awareness Month: #StigmaFree

How do you become stigma free?  Just follow these steps. Educate Yourself and Others Everyone knows a little about mental health issues but knowing the facts about mental illness can help you educate others and reject stigmatizing stereotypes. They are not the result of personal weakness, lack of character or poor upbringing. Understanding mental health isn’t only about […]

The Silence is Deafening

    NOON:  Hello?   Are you there?   It’s me. THREE:  Hello?  Why won’t you answer?   It’s me. SIX:  Hello?   Are you alright?   It’s me. NINE:  Hello? Please answer.   It’s me. MIDNIGHT:  Hello?   Where are you?   It’s me. Repeat NOON:  Hello?  Can we talk? THREE:  Hello?  Can I […]

I Will Overcome

So yesterday I wrote a blog post about hurt. Today I wanted to finish up with the second half of the article I found on IQ Matrix that discusses ways to overcome. The word overcome is such a powerful word in my opinion. It means to succeed in dealing with a problem or difficulty but […]