The Most Encouraging Thing My Dad Ever Said to Me

It's strange how our minds grasp onto certain moments and memories so strongly. Over what's been a very difficult past few months, one specific memory involving my dad has played in mind time-and-time-again. It's funny because it wasn't necessarily a "wow" type of event – frankly, it was such a brief and seemingly uneventful moment that I … Continue reading The Most Encouraging Thing My Dad Ever Said to Me

Three Truths for Those Contemplating Suicide

Today is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. I think it's quite important to raise awareness to what is an oft forgotten, yet all-to-real tragedy in our world. The statistics don't lie. In 2013, the CDC revealed that 41,149 suicides had taken place, making suicide the 10th leading cause of death for Americans. With numbers like that, it's likely that … Continue reading Three Truths for Those Contemplating Suicide