Let’s start the conversation

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and R U Ok? Day. One of the best ways to prevent and minimise suicide is to create connections and conversations checking in with people around you. R U Ok Day encourages each of us to take the time to start the conversation and ask the people around us how they are going. It also acts as a reminder to ask ourselves how we are going, especially for students around this time with assessment coming out everywhere! Mental Health has always been close to my heart. I remember being in high school and be … Continue reading Let’s start the conversation

My shadow; My Story

I posted this photo about 2 months ago via my Facebook and Instagram accounts. I added in the description the following: This quote was on my 2014 calendar, and for some reason I left it up. Every quote that I post has a story behind it, but this one really caught me off guard. Only yesterday did it’s meaning truly sink in, and one that I thought I would share… Anyone who has suffered or is suffering from a mental illness can tell you how difficult recovery is. It’s a silent, daily battle, and some days you fall short, but … Continue reading My shadow; My Story