All My Posts Regarding Suicide

I've been meaning to get some posts up for suicide prevention month.  I wanted to link to some of my prior posts in one easy to access spot: No, Seriously, Suicide is Not Selfish Depression is Selfish Won’t Someone Think of the Children? 13 Reasons.. Please share any post that resonates with you and thanks... Continue Reading →

Won’t Someone Think of the Children?

Continuing from: Depression is Selfish The suicides of Robin Williams, Chris Cornell, and Chester Bennington prompted a common concern: would kids copy these celebrities? This concern is used to justify anger and hostility.  It is used to support "suicide is selfish".  The concern is understandable, copycat suicides are real. The people most at risk to copycat... Continue Reading →

Depression is Selfish

No, Seriously, Suicide is Not Selfish After Chester Bennington killed himself, I tried to stay off Facebook.  I knew what I would see, and I did not want to see it.  Like so many, I have been a fan of Linkin Park since I was a teenager.  Linkin Park helped me through one of the... Continue Reading →

The Elephant in the Room

The Universe Herself seems to be beating me about the head to write. So, here I am.  Last night, I watched this video where Joe Polish beautifully, eloquently, and genius-ly speaks about his addictions. You know how, when you buy a new car, you suddenly see your car everywhere, but before you had never noticed it? Or,... Continue Reading →

13 Reasons..

With the tragic loss of the great Chris Cornell, I thought this post was good to re-share. 13 reasons why I am happy, and 13 reasons why I won't harm myself.  Inspired by Virtual Vomit And J-Dub 🙂 The challenge is to write 13 Reasons Why I am Happy (in contrast to 13 Reasons Why... Continue Reading →

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