Cursed

I'm cursed. When I say 'cursed' I mean blessed. I'm gifted in "words of knowledge", it somehow runs in my family. My mum says it makes us like a spiritual vacuum, we suck up everyone else's junk. I say it's a hellish nightmare filled with anxiety and pain; at least, I did. Last Sunday we... Continue Reading →

Stories

Stories. Our community is built on stories. Our identity, it's built on stories. Some stories are funny, awe inspiring, easy to share. Others we try to hide, they're harder to tell, and we keep them bottled up. Sometimes the best stories ever told are about our worst moments, we always forget this. Sometimes what helps... Continue Reading →

Hope That Holds Strong

We all have a story to share. Stories of happiness, stories of pain, stories of hope. Hope comes in all shapes and sizes. It comes in all different packages. Hope sometimes comes in the form of a helping hand. Sometimes hope is sharing something you love with someone you know. Sometimes hope is seeing a... Continue Reading →

To the parent with mental illness:

Imagine this: you're playing with two of the most important people in your world. The two year old is giggling his head off as he and his 4yo sister try to 'boop' your nose. You too are having fun. Suddenly, you're under attack. You're pinned down, suffocating under the pressure on your chest. You go... 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 →

Leaving Behind

You keep wishing for the day When you can lift your head When theres no pain in Your heart and you don't feel dead You speak the same words Over yourself like they're truth And it leaves a wound In your heart that's never truly healed I know I can't open up and help you... Continue Reading →

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