Death

To Survivors of Suicide Loss

If you have lost someone to suicide, I am deeply sorry for your loss. The traumatic experience of losing a loved one to suicide, is very different than losing a loved one in any other way.  There are feelings and emotions that will be unique to this journey that you are on. And, undoubtedly, this…

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How to Understand Someone in Grief

Do You Know Someone Struggling With Grief? GRIEF. It is one of those emotions that we wish we could avoid, but we will all, undoubtedly, experience grief at some point in our life. Since the experience of loss and grief is universal and will impact most everyone during their lifetime, I wanted to write about…

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Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Think you are “just buzzed”? It is called drunk driving. Sierra called me. She told me her best friend died right in front of her when a drunk driver hit them. Listen here: Sierra used this tragedy in her life as motivation to try to help others and keep them from experiencing the same type…

My Best Friend Committed Suicide

My best friend Alex committed suicide last month. I felt extremely horrible that I couldn’t help him soon enough. I got to talk to a HopeCoach, and she helped me a bunch. She told me to make a legacy for him, to find new friends, keep my head up. I’m starting on a scrapbook of…

Grieving Isn’t One Size Fits All

  Dawson was kind enough to let me write a blog this week and I wanted to talk about something we all deal with, and very differently. -Jessica Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be extremely hard and you may feel like no one understands what you’re going through because everyone deals…