Stretch for sleeping or waking

“If you want the rainbow, then you must have the rain.” ~Annette Hanshaw TW sent some suggestions on going to sleep in comments. Whoa! 15 min. to “shut it down?!” Maybe it seems excessive to “use” this much time (as I do) but it’s not like I’m not “accomplishing” stuff, just substituting “mindless chores” and…

Emotions

Huge topic….let me tell you.  There is so much to write about this.  It will have its own set of pages.  Emotions is what life is made of, unfortunately with PTSD either they are shut off completely or buzz around like static or fling you are around like an ape in a rage.  PTSD attacks…

Religion a powerful tool

Religion is a tough subject to tackle for a variety of reasons.  We come from a variety of backgrounds, countries, faiths, religions and experiences with religion.  One of the most difficult aspects is the cruelty that some experience that I refer to as Bible Bashing, abusers using scriptures and their version of what God thinks…

Calling team memebers

My posts may seem like I am jumping around a bit.  Reality is I have a big chart over my computer with columns of ideas.  I am trying to fill in the big pieces.  I am a strong advocate for suicide prevention but I also believe it takes more than saying, “Just say no”…..as the…

Shame or Warning sign

In the comments: “I found a few people I could talk to about suicide, i.e., when I felt like I was at the end of my rope. They were level headed and accepted I was depressed. They didn’t overreact. They didn’t lecture me or shame me. They accepted my feelings while ensuring I felt valued.…

Danger of Suicide

Suicide Statistically speaking not every depressed person thinks about suicide but almost every suicide attempt is by someone that could be diagnosed with depression.  Suicide attempts considered a cry for help or a feeling of hopelessness or or an ending to the never ending nightmare or several different reasons.  If you are considering suicide as…