It's hard for us to face stigma toward our mental health. It's even harder when it's somewhere close to home. As a Christian I've noticed some of the worst stigma comes from church. This isn't because church isn't understanding enough or doesn't care, it's mostly due to an inexperience with something none of us want... Continue Reading →
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 →
Have you ever taken a moment to look at a garden? Be it a flower garden, herb garden or a vegie patch, there is something beautiful about all of them. I think when we see a garden, as well as seeing the beauty of the flowers, the fruit or the foliage we recognised the amount... Continue Reading →
My old friend came for a visit, Then stayed for a while. I kept her a secret Hidden behind my smile. My friend wouldn't leave me. She was always around. She slowly, so slowly, Ran me further aground. My smile was no shelter, Everyone was far away. My old friend stayed close - I liked... Continue Reading →
You can't encourage yourself once and hope you'll feel the same tomorrow, learning to believe in yourself and your ability is more of an everyday choice rather than a once off decision. Everyday we need to encourage ourselves that we can do it, change is a progression, not towards perfection, but being comfortable in your... Continue Reading →
What do those three words mean, exactly? Or, I guess, more accurately: what are you trying to tell me when you say those words?
If I could say one thing to the younger me, I'd tell that small boy that he will end up finding his self-esteem and end up having more confidence than he could believe. I love encouraging people to not give up and to always believe in the story of their life; because giving up was... Continue Reading →
When I was little I thought I had a superpower. I could sense when things were going to go wrong, or something bad was about to happen. My success ratio was flawless. I thought I could see the future. I kept this knowledge to myself, because I knew, even at a young age, that I... Continue Reading →