Don’t wait for people to praise you

Our Culture Teaches Us to Focus On Our Weaknesses. It’s sad but often true that we seek validation from external sources. The praise of others, scores, awards, money – many of the things we have little or no control over. The problem with this is that our best efforts can be rubbished or ignored if … Read more

The Bridge

This 2006 documentary looks at the harrowing effects of suicide on the families of those who jump from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

It’s a stark reminder that we need to care for and notice those around us. Not everyone who has a tough time or considers taking their life looks the same- some of these people will have appeared “normal” and even been smiling and happy beforehand.

It’s only in the darkness of the mind and of solitude that these people were driven to this ultimate choice.

Whether you watch the documentary or not, take a moment to be more mindful and perhaps ask those close to you- are you ok?