American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Suicide prevention is a major concern for me, as three students have completed suicide at the university where I teach in just this year alone. If you yourself have struggled or have watched someone struggle with mental illness, you know how very real the danger can become. If you've lost someone to suicide, there are [...]

High Functioning Anxiety 10

I spent all of last week in Belize and took this photo at sea. Swimming is one of the few activities that usually calms and grounds me back into my body. Being completely present and not dissociated can be uncomfortable for me, I have a heightened startle response, I find people and things overwhelming. It's [...]