Why People Commit Suicide

Suicide. It’s not a joyful topic to talk about at Christmas time, but it is affecting many people at this time of year. It’s not uncommon for it to take place in the month of December. Suicide is something that has, unfortunately, crossed paths with my life a couple of times. On this very day […]

What ifs

Many times I find myself bombarded with “what if” thoughts late at night.  Thoughts that begin with “What if…” are anxious thoughts.  I don’t tend to be an anxious person, but I do tend to stay up much later than I should.  Physical exhaustion lends itself to anxiety.  Why is this?  I think it’s because […]

What’s so scary about crying?

Crying…how do you feel about it?  As an adult, when you’ve found yourself in tears in the presence of others, how did you feel?  Probably like you wanted to stop crying as fast as possible or crawl in a hole and die.  That seems to be the experience of most people when it comes to […]