It’s never a matter of “Maybe I could’ve done more to talk this person out of it”, or “Maybe I said something wrong to push this person toward suicide”. All that it boils down to is that the person knew in that moment that taking his/her own life was the only way to stop suffering each day.Read more "When Hope Is Lost: A True Look Into Suicidal Ideation, And How To Stop It In Its Tracks"
Relationships inevitably have their ups and downs for one reason or another. But, that’s not to say that the articles you’re finding on Facebook know enough about your relationship to pinpoint why you’re having those problems.Read more "“How to Avoid Your Relationship’s Ultimate Demise In A Few Easy Steps!”: How Social Media Plays Up On Relationship Anxiety, and What To Remember To Stay Calm"
What makes it harder to cope with absolutely everything in life is when we cling to things unnaturally in fear that they’ll either fail or leave us. We end up perpetually living in an awful future, instead of living in a beautiful present.Read more "“Why Do All The People I Love Leave Me?”: A Look Into Anxious Clinging, and How To Leave It Behind"
We’re in a broke-ass society, people. Even the ones who work the hardest get paid less than half of what they deserve for it. We’re all trying to reach a better place in life, and we know that, while money can’t buy happiness, it does play a pretty important role in reaching it. We want a luxurious life of travel with our SO’s, to be able to get our kids absolutely everything they could ever dream of having, or to give ourselves the best lives we deserve. But we…just can’t afford it right now.Read more "The “Broke-Ass” Society: Why You Shouldn’t Be Ashamed Of Having Money Troubles (And How To Seek Help)"
Sexuality is not something that’s set in stone. It never has been, and never will be. Who you’re attracted and what you identify as now could change overtime, and it’s detrimental to personal growth to have to define who you are and who you will be simultaneously. No one has the right to hold who you said you were last week against you when you have an epiphany about who you realized you’ve become this week.Read more "Am I a Straight Human, or a Gay Lizard?: Today’s Struggles with Sexuality and Gender Identity"
So, who is the person without the medicine? What are your feelings anymore if they’re coming from a pill? Are they still valid? Does having to take antidepressants mean you’re finally and truly “going off the deep end”?
Well, wonder no more, my friends, because I can answer these questions for you right here, right now.Read more "The Stigma Behind “Artificial Happiness”: What It Really Means To Be On Antidepressants "
Now, I know what you’re thinking: “How the fuck do lame memes turn this human’s whole mindset around like that?”. Well, to be honest, I’m not sure. I’m fully aware that this could be a very temporary change of pace for me, and that I could go back to feeling like shit the moment I stop looking at these things.
But, this really brought something important to my attention: Not only must you practice having positive self-talk in your mind, but you must also pay attention to what kinds of things you take into your mind on a daily basis.Read more "Be Careful What You Facebook For: Changing Social Media Scenery for a Positive Mind"