This is a very different blog to what I normally write. Normally I have the week to think about what I write about and a topic presents itself; but this week I haven’t had the time. Why is that? Today I enrolled to study a tertiary degree. I know this maybe doesn’t sound like a... Continue Reading →
It’s a long road from the overwhelming abyss to freedom, but there will come a day when you can look up – and see that the darkness you’ve been surrounded by has been broken by a tiny pinprick of light.
Everyone has an opinion. Some are more vocal about it than others, some hold opinions that may align with facts more than others, but everybody has them. Opinions are good – natural even. From where you stand, what you’ve seen and heard, it follows that you are going to put what you know together –... Continue Reading →
It's a proven fact that a community can be sustained as long as the people continue to build each other up and continue to do so even when one person stuffs up in a major way. In a place of refuge (not escape) we hear each other out and help where we can.
I don’t see why it’s normal for women but not normal for men, I just can’t fathom that reasoning. I think it’s very sad that we live in a world where men find it hard to be around a friend or even a stranger who’s expressing themselves in a way they never have.
Basically, people are either unaware or they are so scared of mental illness they try to ignore the issue altogether by passing it off as an anomaly; but an anomaly doesn't show up in 1 in 5 people...
Just recently touched base with Melissa from Bee Strong Foundation. She has an incredible story to share and wanted us to share it with you. Don't forget to head to Bee Strong's YouTube channel to check out their other videos and head to their website http://www.beestrongfoundation.org to see what it's all about! https://youtu.be/4xHzcYtF9ns
Project: Breakthrough was born out of an idea that if we gave people a platform to share their story, they could finally stop holding back and holding onto the stigma society places on them.