Depression… A Constant Snowstorm

Depression… A Constant Snowstorm

A friend shared this and it was stated that I can be shared. I battle depression on a daily basis and I thought this was a very good way to explain it others so I wanted to share it. Since 1999, the national suicide rate has risen 28%, according to the Centers for...
Memorial Day…  Remembering The Lost

Memorial Day… Remembering The Lost

Today, I would like to share something a little different. Memorial Day weekend, many people spend the weekend having picnics. But, it is a time to remember those we have lost that have served our country. I am thinking of someone who served and is struggling. There...
Mental Health Month – Fitness #4Mind4Body

Mental Health Month – Fitness #4Mind4Body

Mental Health Month is May, today is May 1st. I started a new book a few days again that has been eye opening to me and just enlightening. I have been around recovery for so much of my life, but this book is just really connecting to me. I didn’t expect to...
Book Review: Mental Health Emergencies

Book Review: Mental Health Emergencies

A first responder’s guide to recognizing and handling mental health crises. I saw this book and wanted to read it to learn how to help others including myself. I have no medical training and am NOT a first responder. I am a parent and an advocate. I feel that...
Sunflower Effect – Feb 2018 Update

Sunflower Effect – Feb 2018 Update

Sunflower Effect News and Updates We have been hard at work on several little projects and are excited to be part of change, together we can change the world. This is something that we believe deep in our hearts. There are so many wonderful advocates fighting the...