Suicide prevention/awareness month isn’t technically until October. But I wanted to address it this month because it so often is the result of untreated mental health issues. Having suicidal thoughts doesn’t make someone weak or flawed. It can be a result of many factors.
This is a tough subject. But one that has been pulling at my attention for a while no matter how many times, I try to ignore it. So, here we go.
You CANNOT prepare for everything. I often think maybe I should have been in the boy scouts because I like to be prepared for everything but it’s just not possible all the time. Sometimes you have to make a plan, have all your resources available and then wing it.
One of the most valuable things, I learned was how open our communication was with one another.
I can’t title this post as Finished Reading, because honestly I’m not done and I’m perfectly ok with that. And you will be too. First, this fabulous devotion, Always Enough, Never Too Much, is a great extension of these author’s first book, Wild & Free. Which if you didn’t read that or my review, which you … More Reading: Always Enough, Never Too Much Devotional by Jess Connolly and Hayley Morgan
One of the best investments I ever made in hiking gear, besides good hiking boots, was a backpack for my dog. Asher has a Ruffwear Approach Pack, at least I think that is what he has it’s an older model.
Today, I’m going to talk about the stigma surrounding mental health. Having been close to ministry and in a ministry dense life, I can tell you there is a lot of stigma surrounding mental health and the church. We need to do better.
I used to hike a lot on my own when I lived here 4 years ago. But upon moving back I realized how unprepared I was for hiking again. Not to mention I was wildly out of shape, but I couldn’t remember what I actually needed to bring for an all-day hike. I mean I … More Preparing for a Hike in Colorado
Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? I know nowadays it feels there is a month/week/day for everything out there but this month. This month is especially meaningful this year.