Suffering from Alzheimer’s, Aniiyah’s mother forgot who she was. Instead of letting this upset her, Aniiyah took it as a lesson. Here’s what she learned.
Tagged: mental health
Losing a brother to suicide is complicated and painful. Reading and writing poems about losing a brother to suicide can help you process the pain.
In this poem, Laura, who lost her only brother to suicide, takes us on her journey of healing. She wrote this beautiful, moving, and intimate poem, and we’re pleased to share it with you today.
As Lauren was struggling to integrate motherhood into her chaotic lifestyle, she was laid off. At first, she saw it as the ultimate failure, but it turned out to be an incredible gift.
For years, Carol was glued to her Christmas traditions. Although they brought her joy, they also brought undue stress. This past Christmas, she decided to do something different.
Today I rise. I rise.
I stand walking naked unaided across beds,
Beds of fire.
Feet now hardened, prepared
To lunge, to fly, to leap.
“I have believed you, owned you, lived with you, shrunk because of you, nearly broke apart in your hands many times, I have seen how easily you can destroy.”
Medications led Tabita’s 13-year-old daughter to hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, and eight psychiatric hospitalizations. Here’s how she healed.
Looking back at a past of mental distress and addiction, Elsa celebrates two and a half years of healing and discovering her true self.
Sarah’s family and friends urged her to try antidepressants. To make them happy, she did. Here’s what she learned about taking care of herself.
A jaw-dropping story of one woman’s journey through traumatic grief, attempted suicide, and crippling seizures, and onward to healing and leadership.