Tag: suicide

Quotes Taken From: The Virgin Suicides

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I remember watching the movie The Virgin Suicides (1999) as a teenager, maybe at 14 years old. I couldn’t resist the movie poster of it – the beautiful Kirsten Dunst who seems to be looking at you and through you at the same time. And of course, there was the title – how was I …

Quotes Taken From: All The Bright Places

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If you like the sound of Looking For Alaska, or have liked any of John Green’s writing, you’ll love All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. It’s a beautifully written Young Adult novel that is both romantic and funny, all the while telling some brutally honest truths about mental health stigma and suicide. I devoured …

For Those Feeling Vulnerable At This Time Of Year

During my down days I feel as if nothing is worth doing, that I can’t and won’t succeed in anything, and that I am a waste of space. This leads to not eating enough, not showering enough, and generally not moving my body enough. I close myself off and feel ashamed of how I am feeling. …

It’s Not Such A Bad Day

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This morning my body failed to get out of bed on time because my mind was weighing me down. It was as if all my negative thoughts, anxieties and depression were filling up every limb with concrete, keeping me immobile and under the covers. I lay in my SO’s arms and told him that I …