Surviving 2019

It’s the end of 2019 and with the new year quickly approaching I’ve been spending time reflecting. I’ve been thinking about all of my accomplishments from this year. There’s one that stands out more than all the others; I survived. Since 2012 I’ve had at least one suicide attempt each year. 2019 was the first […]

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Bipolar Disorder vs. Depression

When I was 11 or 12, I was diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD). At the time, this diagnosis seemed accurate but as the years passed, it seemed that something more was wrong. I switched therapists and psychiatrists countless times and they all said the same thing. My mom also voiced her concerns to them, […]

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9/12/19 – Journal Entry

7:08 AM Right now I’m sitting barefoot outside on my yoga mat, under a tree. This is peace. This is what peace looks and feels like, I know it is. I’ve reached a state of serenity I’ve never experienced in my 21 years on this earth. I’ve fallen in love with the idea of creating […]

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Suicide: Road to Awareness

Suicide is a subject that is not talked about as much as it needs to be. From my perspective, the conversation is only had once someone makes an attempt or dies as a result of suicide. That being said, there are advocates who work hard daily to spread awareness. Recently two well-known celebrities, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, reportedly […]

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