“Am I worth taking care of?”
There is this place
With shiny, cold floors
Thick, rusted bars
I hope you know you're not the only one who feels the way you feel.
Looking back, Jin was a difficult teenager. Because she was my first child I just thought she’d been sent to ruin my life and that that was the normal state of teenhood.
I believe the first step to recovery is acknowledging you have a problem.
Just go easy.
One step at a time.
One slight movement in the direction of gratitude.
I am enough. I have always been enough. I will always be enough.
What’s the point? A question I asked myself often during my recovery.
I have always been obsessed with words. The words we use today are the history, thoughts, actions of everyone that came before us.
Recently, there has been a lot of negative media and stories coming out of the mental health wards in New Zealand.
When I was a kid, I really thought that I could do anything.
To those who have given up on beautiful metaphors and filled their journals with harsh lines.
Hope is real and help is available.
Our latest VOH video is about Real suicide notes written by Real people
The more you share them, the easier it gets.
You are enough, just as you are.
You are not a burden. You are not too much to handle.