Mirrors

'You know, I looked at my face in the mirror this morning, and I like being old. My face has more content and when I train in the gym now, I am not training to be strong or handsome - just better than I was yesterday. These days the race is just against myself.' Jean-Claude... Continue Reading →

Cauterize

Emotion returns Cauterize the wound I'm sick of feeling all the pain Can we change a thing? The Past comes like a knife always wanting to stop the progress of Hope When you feel like the dirt is Were you belong Don't make a choice you can't change The Past won't always win I've been... Continue Reading →

Instagrammable

‘Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world.’ – 1 Peter 5:8-9   One of the first impacts of mental illness is isolation –... Continue Reading →

Human

When we realise we're all the same Help is hope we won't forsake Many people drown alone Living in a state of shame Only option strikes a nerve Suicide ending to many lives Stop putting people on a pedestal Start treating them like you treat yourself, If you break your arm you want a cast... Continue Reading →

Words

Encourage a life to be lived or Cause self-worth to be shaken. Empower a life to hold on to hope or Make a person feel like they're worthless and they'll never be free from all the lies they've learned to believe. Can help someone live to 32 or give up on life at age 16.... Continue Reading →

The Dark

The hardest part is when it hits you. The uncontrollable, overwhelming and crushing wave of despair. Loneliness. Hopelessness. The dark pit that engulfs you and won't let go. What's worse is this blackness that isolates you from everything - you're the only one who can see it. It taints every thought, every word, every action.... Continue Reading →

When It’s Dark

Please never give up on yourself And learn to see kindness is an act we all need. Never feel like it's okay To tell yourself you shouldn't be alive today. It might feel like it's the end And you can no longer lift your head, But the blood beats in your veins And darkness can... Continue Reading →

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