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Oh, Hello there, #Liptember!

So, as we know, September is awesome. It brings Spring, and flowers, and blossoms and fairies. But not everyone is in that good of a place all the time. We have our moments. Whether we rage, or cry, or just dissolve. Some people have worse moments. And need outside help. One of the ways to…

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Today is World Suicide Prevention Day

I really don’t feel like writing today, so here’s something I copied from Lifeline: 3 Steps You Can Take to Help Prevent Suicide 1) Ask The biggest misconception about suicide is that you shouldn’t talk about it. In fact the reverse is true. Asking someone directly “Are you thinking about suicide?” will actually decrease their…

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Happy #Liptember!

Welcome to the month of something-bember! This Semptember, I’m taking part in Liptember to help raise funds for Lifeline and The Centre for Women’s Mental Health. My family and I have quite the history of mental illness and suicide attempts and hospital stays through the generations… It’s not easy to talk about or seek help…

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Death

I think I judge my emotions too much, rather than just letting myself feel what I feel, and when someone dies, that’s always one of the more confronting times to over-think your emotions, your reactions. When older people die, I react more to the pain of the people around me than any overly strong emotions…

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My @RUOKDay post

NINJAS I’ve put myself through a lot this past 2 months. Moved house. Moved cities. Away from my partner of a billion years. In with a housemate. even though I don’t like people that much. A new job. Different social circles. Lost 2 people in my circles to suicide. No wonder I’m a little stressed…

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Are you okay? (2. One month. It’s not right)

I just found out about the second suicide of an acquaintance in the space of about a month. it’s not right. By all accounts, they should be happy successful you people. But that Black Dog just keeps coming back. At work, I’ve bought RUOK DAY cups and have sent emails to raise awareness. I sent…

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