Hiding…

This is a difficult place to leave, but sometimes you have to ask for help. Never give up.:

I’ve often wondered…Why is it so incredibly easy to fake being okay? Have we been forced to conform for so long that we do not know how to be ourselves? Is there anyone brave enough to step through the walls we’ve built and see us for who we truly are? I am the most guilty of hiding myself, of hiding my pain so as not to burden those around me. But this morning I had to stop and ask myself if it is really helping them to only know this facade?

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“Depression is Not…”

I try not to share too many articles on here, as I believe it needs to be kept as original as possible, but the following article hit home for me. Please take a few moments and click here or follow the link below to read it. Thanks!

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/04/5-things-depression-is-not/comment-page-1/#comment-7670062

 

Be the Change

...There will always be someone out there that needs what you have to give.:

Last night I had the opportunity to be a part of a group mentoring session with Tulsa’s ReEntry One Stop. This organization helps women and men coming out of incarceration to reintegrate back into the community. (See link below) They set up mentors with inmates to be a friend – not a mother, babysitter, counselor, parole officer – but just someone who can be there to support them. Many women are about to go home to the same situations Continue reading