Why You Need a Good Support System

Living with a mood disorder can be quite challenging. It doesn’t mean that you can not live and enjoy your life. It does mean that you must be honest with yourself about your true emotions. Before anyone else can attempt to comprehend the barriers you face ‘being you’, you have to embrace who you are … Continue reading Why You Need a Good Support System

Restoring Relationships God’s Way

All relationships take a momentous amount of work; whether it is a relationship with our spouses, children, parents, siblings, friends or coworkers. These connections are blessings and can affect how we thrive in our lives. They can also become so mentally and emotional draining that they sap the energy or life out of us.  Then … Continue reading Restoring Relationships God’s Way

Things You Never Say to Those Grieving a Death by Suicide

Grief is a process that the bereaved must go through whenever a loved one has passed. And although no life is a greater loss than another, the manner that one dies can have a major impact on how family and friends deal with death. People tend to handle death better if it was expected. But … Continue reading Things You Never Say to Those Grieving a Death by Suicide

Focus on YOUR Progress

Have you ever gotten depressed because it seemed as though you weren’t making any progress?  You know that urge of discouragement that occurs when it appears that every step you take moves you three steps backwards? You start to critique yourself based on the progress of others. You become doubtful in your own abilities. One … Continue reading Focus on YOUR Progress

Keep Your Faith While Saving Your Mind

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day that recognizes survivors of suicide and those affected by suicide. Today is also a typical Sunday where many faith believers will be filling up churches to fellowship with others, worship God and receive spiritual food. But there will be thousands among congregants who are in desperate need of something … Continue reading Keep Your Faith While Saving Your Mind

Rebuilding in the Midst of Devastation

As storms, hurricanes and fires travel throughout the nation, many families have found themselves in the midst of devastating circumstances. It is during the aftermath of these natural disasters when victims will be able to assess the depth of the damage. Then they will be able to start rebuilding their lives. The process of rebuilding … Continue reading Rebuilding in the Midst of Devastation

Silencing the Silent Killer

“Suicide is a silent killer and ‘It is the most preventable cause of death’ ” (Hastings 2017, p.75). If you find yourself living in the confinements of a dark place where hope no longer exists, suicidal thoughts can easily simmer into the circumference of your mind. But what do you do when you are imprisoned … Continue reading Silencing the Silent Killer

Don’t Allow Others to Dismiss Your Pain

Abuse, grief, loss and suffering are all puzzle pieces to life’s pain. We all experience these emotional elements at some point in our lives. But too often the expected response from others is not always the one that is received. Think about the last time you found yourself hurting. What was the response you received … Continue reading Don’t Allow Others to Dismiss Your Pain

Suicide Prevention Month

It's Friday! And depending upon your current situation, the last thing you want to read about is suicide as you prepare for a long weekend. If you are on cloud nine or even 10 and everything seems to be going well with you, then you think you have no interest in reading about preventing someone … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Month

Let Your Mind Receive Peace Today

I have experienced sleepless nights and not wanting morning to come because I was afraid of going through the motions of the day. So I can relate to those hat are always over anxious and constantly worrying about