Our Voice 2017-09-04T14:40:50+00:00

My Letter to Chester

Dear Chester, It has been a few months since you have passed.  These have been a trying few months filled with a rollercoaster of emotions.  I feel like I've been mourning the loss of my best friend.  Even though we've never met, you've done more for me than 99.9% of the people

What To Do When Someone You Know Cuts (Or Otherwise Self-Harms)

I will never forget the day when one of my best friends rolled up her sleeve and showed me the cuts on her arm. I was in shock. I didn’t know what to say or how to react. I felt like crying but I didn’t know if it was appropriate to let

October 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The One Skill You Should Try To Master To Help Prevent Suicide

September was the Suicide Prevention Month. Now it’s almost over. But the month is only a symbol to raise awareness. Suicide prevention is an ongoing battle — something that we should be fighting for every day. If you want to join the cause, this article will provide you with a great first

September 29th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Starve Your Depression by Staying Active

If you are anything like me, it is the quiet and inactive moments that can fuel your depression tenfold.  Don't get me wrong, I DO need my quiet alone time, but for the sake of my mental health, I need to monitor the amount of that time I allow myself. I will

Kindness Warriors Taking #icare by Storm

Since the birth of the #icare movement a few weeks ago, there have been so many amazing kindness warriors that have teamed up to make a difference for those in need.  The early momentum with the #icare movement has been incredibly inspiring.  I started this movement thinking it would be a one-man labor

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When life leaves us blind, love keeps us kind.

Chester Bennington

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.