The Truth About Living On Borrowed Time

This piece was originally posted on Nicole Lyon's website, The Lithium Chronicles  in April 2017.  Thank you very much Nicole for this opportunity. You can check Nicole out on her website The Lithium Chronicles, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I’m not good right now I’m not well at all But here I am! Right over here I’m still alive... Continue Reading →

Will You Remember Me When I Die?

“I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.” - Corazon Aquino

 Will you remember me when I die? Have I left a big enough footprint on the world during my life that I will be remembered after I die? This thought has overwhelmed me of late. I try to shake... Continue Reading →

The Day That I Survived Suicide

Trigger warning: Suicide, depictions of self-injury. This is a very raw, honest account of my suicide attempt in mid-2012. These are thoughts and feelings I had in the moments leading up to my suicide attempt. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide and/or self-injury, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline... Continue Reading →

World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is September 10th 2014...World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the World Health Organization, more than 800,000 people commit suicide each year worldwide. One person every 40 seconds. Suicide is the leading cause of death worldwide between the ages of 15 through 29. In the US, Australia, Spain, and Europe between 10 and 14.9 people... Continue Reading →

Love And Compassion

A majority of posts and tweets I've seen on social media the past twenty-four hours happens to be a lot of insensitivity when it comes to Robin Williams' suicide. "He was a coward," a majority of people are saying. Even Fox News analyst Shepard Smith said yesterday after Williams' death, (, "It’s hard to imagine,... Continue Reading →

Please Seek Help

If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide and need immediate, confidential, professional help, please call one of these following numbers, depending on your geographic region: Australia Lifeline Australia 13 11 14 Canada The Trevor Project LGBT Youth Suicide Hotline (866) 4U-TREVOR USA/Canada National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255 United Kingdom... Continue Reading →

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