Knowing your own darkness, is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people - Carl Jung Are You Having a Bad Day? Recently a family member had a bad day. A really bad day. Everyone has them. Some are worse than others. No matter how bad it becomes, a bad day is … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – A Bad Day
Through photography, I hope to highlight the colour that signifies that feeling of loneliness, depression or anxiety and I hope everyone feels that they can ask their friend, neighbour or colleague, " How have you been?" "Everything going okay?" Join in on Friendly Friday and start a conversation.
For every behaviour, there is a pay-off. We rarely think and act without foundation or reason. How does worry serve or support you?
"Meditation has been used in clinical settings as a method of stress and pain reduction. Meditation has also been studied specifically for its effects on stress." With a simple string of beads, you can employ this technique as a quick pick me up through the day, allowing you to reduce stress in the most beneficial way possible.
Tragedies do not discriminate between classes and yet some sectors of society have lower rates of suicide than others. And it is not the ones you would expect. Could this information be useful in prevention?
Wise words are more frequently the product of many years of experience and handed down orally from generation to generation. I welcome discussion of these words to extract their many layers of hidden meanings
How Three Survivors of Suicide Spent Their Last Days On Earth - http://wp.me/p6xgta-oS Incredibly powerful stories, revealing in the way the writers take the reader into their heads and reveal their thinking. As a young person, I worked as a Nurse and never understood my patients as much as I did after reading this post. … Continue reading Survivors of Suicide Day 18 – Worth and Day 22 – Value
Five Minutes of Summer – New Online Blogging Challenge
The 31 Days Free Writing Challenge, an online writing challenge started by home blogger, Myquillyn Smith (The Nester), and now hosted by Crystal Stine, and Kate Motaung where bloggers pick one topic and write a post on that topic every day in October.
There can only be one thing more nightmarish than hell itself, and that is to lose a child to suicide. Gut-wrenchingly sad and tragic that a young life is lost. Gut-wrenchingly sad and tragic that the person has felt such emptiness and despair. Gut-wrenchingly sad and tragic that someone could feel so lacking in hope, consumed with mental pain and anguish that this was even considered an option. And yet for their own family, who are left somehow to pick up the pieces, the consequences of this act can be so viscerally devastating, it is akin to a nightmare without end. Is it a selfish act? An aberrant impulse? A distorted or dysfunctional thought?
There's a lot of people in this world who are 'stressed.' PicsArt camera app
There's a lot of people in this world who feel 'stressed.' PicsArt camera app
Many of us have attended workshops titled 'what is stress?', 'How to handle stress' etc. They offer basic practical tips, but do they really address the underlying behaviours we exhibit, or why we might react in this way? With a little research, I was able to find a different ways of looking at and handling stress.