So You Left: Now What??? | Surviving Abuse

First and foremost, we applaud any individual who decides to end their relationship with an abuser.  We know and understand it wasn’t easy, but you made it out….the question now is: What do you do NOW… Keeping yourself safe from your abuser is just as important after you’ve left as before. To protect yourself, youContinue reading “So You Left: Now What??? | Surviving Abuse”

How to Boost Your Self-Esteem

Low Self-Esteem: How Does It Happen? A person can create his own low self-esteem cycle, or events that occur can bring it on. The former happens when you judge yourself harshly, telling yourself that you are worthless. As for the latter, dealing with a stressful situation such as a disability or a loss of aContinue reading “How to Boost Your Self-Esteem”

11 Lifestyle Changes That Can Ease Depression

If you are struggling with depression, it can feel as if you’re at the mercy of depression’s ups and downs. But in fact there are many small, simple things you can do to help turn depression around and keep it in check. “Depression isn’t static,” says Louis Weigele, LCSW, vice president of the Ohio Chapter ofContinue reading “11 Lifestyle Changes That Can Ease Depression”

Suicide Prevention Movement Gains Traction

Originally posted on Project Light to Life:
Hi all! A little less than a year ago, I interviewed Emily Dayton, who began a suicide prevention movement with her parents known as You Can NOT Be Replaced. At the time of the interview, they had over 14,000 wristbands from their movement circulating across the country, spoke…