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  • Everyone has some idea of what their ideal life looks like.

  • Whether it means affording to travel freely, coming home to a loving family, or having all the cats and dogs in the world.

  • But things are getting harder by the second.

  • It can be nearly impossible just getting out of bed in the morning.

  • Why is it so much easier giving in to negativity than it is to get out of it?

  • Depression doesn't just weigh down our shoulders.

  • It lies, often telling us that we're not in control of our lives, but we are.

  • Whatever you're going through, know it's not always going to be like this.

  • Here are eight tips for dealing with suicidal thoughts:

  • 1) Don't spend the night alone. When you're suicidal, it will be tempting to isolate yourself.

  • Do you lock yourself in your room, shut the blinds and hide underneath your covers?

  • The thing about depression is that the darkness will welcome you, but this only makes you susceptible to believe your negative thoughts.

  • Watch out for your safety, and don't spend the night alone.

  • Call up your family, friends or lover. Tell them how you're feeling.

  • If possible, sleeping over at their place is even better.

  • Having company around can do wonders for you because it means keeping those bad thoughts at bay,

  • or allowing the new environment to boost your mood.

  • 2) Cut off all ties with toxic people.

  • Research shows that keeping toxic people in your life isn't just stressful, it can actually kill you.

  • One study showed that subjects in negative relationships had a higher risk of developing cardiac problems.

  • If someone is abusing you, physically or emotionally, please call the police for help.

  • Your life might drastically change if your family members or partner are the toxic ones, but realize that they're putting you in more pain than they are supporting you.

  • 3) Make a list of your accomplishments.

  • Hey you, yeah you, look at how far you've come!

  • Failure can seem like a big slap in the face, but we often obsess over perfection instead of focusing on what we've achieved.

  • There's a difference: striving for perfection doesn't allow you to be human.

  • Embrace your flaws, failures and downfalls as much as you appreciate all the milestones you've reached.

  • Listen closely to what isn't working, turn those into lessons, and grow resilient.

  • 4) Practice positive mantras. These are otherwise known as coping statements.

  • Ending your life will seem like the only option to end your misery, but nothing lasts forever.

  • Practice saying some of these: "I will get through this." "This is my depression talking, not me." "I don't really want to die,

  • I just want the pain to end." Stick these to your mirror, fridge and carry them wherever you go.

  • Let them be friendly reminders to be kind to yourself. You got this!

  • 5) Find a therapist.

  • Most people shrug this idea off because they might not be able to afford it.

  • But there are options, especially if you're a student. An open mind is what will ultimately get you help.

  • Call your insurance company for any insights they might have.

  • It never hurts to ask your family doctor too.

  • Networks exists for a reason, and the more professional advice you receive, the faster you can find and work with a professional.

  • 6) If it's urgent, please call the police.

  • This won't necessarily stop your suicidal thoughts

  • but they will stop you from going through with the act.

  • From here on out, they can take you to the ER where you'll be safe.

  • We hope you never have to resort to this, but want to remind you that help is only one call away.

  • 7) Find out what's hurting you and make changes to it.

  • Do you feel stuck at your dead-end job? Tired of the city you're living in? Or not sure about what you're studying in school?

  • It's ok to address that you're feeling unhappy, but don't succumb to helplessness.

  • It may take time to find what works for you, but this is why practicing patience is so pivotal.

  • Big projects seem intimidating, but break them up into smaller tasks to make them more approachable.

  • Remember, as you wait for your miracle, never stop working on yourself in the mean time.

  • 8) Whatever you do, please don't lose hope!

  • I know it's easier said than done, but committing suicide will end everything,

  • including the amazing days ahead that you won't be alive for.

  • People usually realize too late, while they're in the middle of the act, that every problem they ever faced could have been fixed.

  • So please reconsider your health. You deserve so much more!

  • What do you do to keep going or stay inspired?

  • We want you to know that you're not alone and we're sending our best wishes your way.

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  • Thank you, as always, for watching!

  • Hey guys it's Yumi, one of the partners of Psych2Go.

  • Today I'm here to talk to you guys about Bell Let's Talk, a mental health initiative that aims to raise awareness.

  • Every year Bell, is dedicated to moving mental health board in Canada.

  • Bell Let's Talk promotes awareness and action with a strategy built on four key pillars:

  • fighting the stigma,

  • improving access to care, supporting world-class research,

  • and leading by example and workplace mental health.

  • Psych2Go, being based in Canada,

  • we can't help but want to participate along. As Ellen Degeneres puts it: "What the world needs more of is kindness and better mental health."

  • What Psych2Go wants to do is to encourage everyone to be a part of this movement by commenting below about the time when you first opened up and struggled with mental health.

  • We will pick five commenters and they will receive one of our digital magazines.

  • Don't forget to hashtag Bell Let's Talk and hashtag Psych2Go. We can't wait to hear from you!

Everyone has some idea of what their ideal life looks like.


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    Jerry Liu に公開 2021 年 01 月 14 日