3. But I want you to know that nothing lasts forever. Pain doesn't last forever and happiness doesn't last forever. There's a lot to live for. I want to grow up to be something. * ☾ We live because others want us to, and we want them to live along with us.We live because we have hope, and want to see what happens next. I enjoyed the fact that this book did deal with a few senstive topics such as family and abusive relationships. HispanicOrca Mar 11, 2014. 98. It's all so true. Reasons to Stay Alive is Matt’s inspiring account of how, minute by minute and day by day, he overcame the disease with the help of reading, writing, and the love of his parents and his girlfriend (and now-wife), Andrea. Challenges; Mental health; by potofcallaloo - October 20, 2019 October 20, 2019 4. Here are my reasons: 1. He did that, but he also felt like he should go the extra step and make a video for the world that gave 50 reasons to stay alive! 32. 50 Reasons to Stay Alive. 48. Volunteering and making someone’s day. Randomization1998 Mar 11, 2014. yay! 25. I can make a difference in this world in any way I want to. And that's okay. A few might be similar to each other, but nothing's perfect. 41. Being truly content. Moments where I’ve realized that life can’t be completely planned. Watching snow fall on winter mornings. Living through suicidal thoughts is amazing! 6. 2. My name is Heather and I'm just a teenager making a difference in the topic of mental health. =P Or chocolate, you know whichever tickles your fancy! These are all really important things to remember!Ella xxwww.inellaselement.co.uk. ( Log Out /  Watching a child smile at me when I read them a book. My heart is beating. Skydiving. If all else fails, repeat to yourself: MY LIFE IS IMPORTANT. There are so … The smell of hot chocolate on a cold day. There will be good and bad times. What's It's Like Living With Emetophobia (A Fear O... Understanding Eating Disorders- Anorexia | #SpeakUp, 30 Things Women Want Men To Know About Periods. 50 Reasons to Live 1. hehe! Music. But when you’re in the moment, about to make a rash decision, please consider why you have stayed alive in the past. The pure ability of the human body. Matt Haig could have added to that statistic when, aged 24, he found himself staring at a cliff-edge about to jump off. Tomorrow might be a better day, but you have to get there to find out. It's so thought provoking Xx, I love this post, Nicole! If you are reading this then you are alive! Advocacy is something that keeps me going. You would hurt a lot people that love you more than life itself. Bethany | Curly and Wordy. You are living. Suicidal thoughts can really drain you and cause you to feel truly hopeless. It is a memoir based on life experiences of living with Major depressive disorder and Anxiety disorder. Someone out there loves me for who I am. 31. My life isn’t over yet. So I really liked Eleanor, but I didn't care for park. These are such important reminders, and I really hope that someone who needed this little pep up came across your blog today.Steph - www.nourishmeblog.co.uk, aw thank you so much Steph, that means a lot! I am here to listen and support you in a confidential and caring way. I hope this post has helped and if there is anything you ever need, you know where to find me xx, This is such a beautiful post! 6. Killing yourself is never worth it. Being able to hug that one person you haven't seen in years 99. It is more than a memoir. 38. 47. That’s incredible. 2. Time heals. Because nobody else can see the world through your eyes. And eventually, he learned to appreciate life all the more for it. A person is priceless. For all those who are struggling right now... 1. My drive to help others in need can change the world. One of them is cake, I mean, who wouldn't want to stick around to try all the different flavours of cake!? This book though! Having tiny little curiosities can keep you alive for a bit longer. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. People care enough about you and your future to come up 100. But I want you to know that nothing lasts forever. But, the final and most important one is, just, being able to experience life. This made my day 10x brighter <3 Thank you!! 36. 7. The moment where I let go. It started off well and it ended well but the middle was just a bit of a meh read. Reasons to stay alive. But if it's not, that's okay- there's always the day after that. You're welcome! Don't bottle it up. I stayed for my sisters, my grandparents, and I eventually came to accept, I stayed for me. OMG! As someone who has struggled with chronic depression, I can tell you that these things have happened for me and I believe they can happen for you. Open in app; Facebook; Tweet; Reddit; Mail; Embed; Permalink ; purplebuddhaquotes. But you are here. I love this Nicole! Reading this list has put a smile on my face and I can only agree with you, there is so much left to discover and so many amazing places to see or moments to experience. 12. 1. And that's okay. You should live: 1. Is there any more reason to smile? You are a miracle and you better believe it. These are the keys to marital success. If you live in another country, please visit befrienders.org. 30. So Relatable was asked to give someone 5 reasons to stay alive. At school, I see the most beautiful things on the bathroom stalls instead of hate: “You should never think you should kill yourself. The salty smell and calming sound of the beach. I stay for my dog, I stay for my family, I stay to see what I’ll create next. Being myself without being ashamed. 39. I need to embrace those lovely moments. If you are the type of person who thinks too much about stuff then there is nothing lonelier in the … These reasons can be anything from positive affirmations/reminders to memories and things that make you happy. Get (or stay) hitched. 17. 4. Nothing is guaranteed in life. Definitely something I needed to read today, you just made my day and made me realize there's so much more to life, thankyou so much Nicole xxx, aw bless you! But what I want you to know is that your life is worth living. Because there’s nothing wrong with telling myself that I deserve better. Yes! I had no idea where this was going to go but I was very pleased with all the creepy twists and turns. :), Another beautiful post Nicole! 15. I CAN GET BETTER. 97. 11. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Despite what I’ve been through, I’m still here! 43. But when you’re in the moment, about to make a rash decision, please consider why you have stayed alive in the past. I love you. Suicide is not the answer. — Logan. That’s what matters. Dancing to music on the radio and not caring about how stupid I look. 20. There are so many reasons why being alive is awesome. Life may not be a fairytale, but there are definitely moments that feel like it. Reasons to Stay Alive, authored by novelist Matt Haig, was published on 5 March 2015. 5. 19. xhttp://guiliannamarie.blogspot.com, aw thank you! I hope it helped people out for sure xx, This is absolutely beautiful! Yes definitely! I hope that lots of people live because they know life at its best can be wonderfully good, and want to help make it so: and that is a great reason for living I am stronger than I think. I know these are words. I've found my passion in advocacy and education. -Heather, Hi! Remembering that I’m NOT worthless. Let's hope so! I … I’m alive. 34. ( Log Out /  But, if you're struggling to stay alive, I think it's time to see a doctor, counselor, psychiatrist, or call a hotline. Sarahwww.writingrambling.co.uk, haha! These reasons can be anything from positive affirmations/reminders to memories and things that make you happy. Thank you ^_^ Reply. Change ), Factsheet and Resources: Borderline Personality Disorder, Follow Staying Strong & Keeping On on WordPress.com. We all know that. 3. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Your moms smile. 2. 18. The one story every culture in the world agrees on is that the time a person feels it is impossible to … Please see it out to the end. 11. 1,469 notes Mar 26th, 2019. ( Log Out /  Life is a gift; some people depart too soon and don’t have the fortune to know life. Be aware that you are breathing. Because you care about the world. Reasons to Stay Alive is a moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive. It doesn't have to be a friend or the doctor. Confidential helplines like Samaritans are there to listen 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. You won’t be able to listen to music if you die. My favourite was "There are books you haven't read yet that will grip you"! I can do nothing or I can create my own future. Sadness doesn't last forever. I know this. I'd never even thought about so many of the things on this list so thank you so much for sharing xxxCharlotte <3http://vieaveccharlotte.blogspot.co.uk/, Nicole this is such a beautiful and inspiring post, thank you for sharing it.Hollie xxholliethorpe.blogspot.co.uk, I am saving this blog post forever. They were, in and of themselves, reasons to stay alive. There is hope, though. Thinking of people who you care about helps some people. You are a beautiful human being. Looking forward to your next post! What we can ask people to do is help us remember the things that we would miss - the reasons we should stay alive. Honestly, I'm speechless I think I'll give this a shot. My future is waiting for me. I struggle with depression and anxiety. The feeling of inspiration. You Should Stay Alive Medically reviewed by Scientific Advisory Board — Written by Nicholette Leanza, MEd, LPCC-S on May 23, 2017 The Netflix show 13 Reasons … – This is a great reminder. If you ever feel suicidal, don’t hesitate to call 1-800-273-8255 if you live in the U.S. From the small gestures that keep the romance alive to tips on overcoming the challenges most couples face, we've gathered the best marriage tips from those who've stuck it out for half a century. 50. I cried my eyes out so many times! 35. The human body is able to lift thousands of pounds if trained correctly. 51. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. There are so many beautiful reasons to stay alive but here are 50. And here are 100 reasons to keep going. If you ever need to talk, you know where to find me xx, Such a lovely post that is so motivational. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. There are a lot of things that we take … :) xx, I'm obsessed with all of your posts at the moment - every single one of them seems to draw me in! There are millions of reasons to keep living. Even if only one person loves you, that’s still a reason to stay alive. Reasons to stay alive. Watching the look in their eyes change from suffering to relief. How will you carry on what you’ve learned to inspire others? I’ve asked myself this question many times. 33. Don’t hesitate to call a suicide prevention lifeline (please look at the bottom of this post for the numbers).]. Definitely going to come back to this when I feel down xxblossomofhope.blogspot.com, aw I hope you do and I hope it cheers you up! Every book written … My life isn’t over yet. Welcome! It is a book about making the most of your time on earth. I'm Nicole and I'm the creator of A beautiful Chaos a mental health blog dedicated to reducing the stigma and supporting those who battle with mental illness every single day, 31 Things All College/Sixth Form Freshers Need, 30 Things I Have Learnt From My First Year At College. The feeling I get when I feel moved by someone. 2. “And most of all, books. There will be good and bad times. If you haven’t experienced this yet, I promise you that it will happen. We all know that. Facts on mental illness, tips for overall mental health, and my personal experiences. February 28, 2017 ~ thetornadowithprettyeyes. The prestigious … This post was originally published on 17 May 2018 *Warning – this post may contain triggers* I know it may be distressing, but sometimes, no always, when I hit rock bottom I count my reasons to stay alive. Nothing is guaranteed in life. A moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive, Reasons to Stay Alive is more than a memoir. 4. 50. Yo This has definitely brightened up my Sunday and helped me to remember how wonderful life is. While I am working on Part II of the Hospital stay I thought I would share with you a list I have been crafting since I got home. ... Stay alive, everyone. Going to the beach and watching the sunrise. Reasons to Stay Alive is about making the most of your time on earth. 13. There are things about me that the world needs. Random acts of kindness. After my list is … 'I wrote this book because the oldest clichés remain the truest. I want a chance to change the world. In fact, some of these remind me of reasons why I should stay alive. Keep up to date with my really exciting life Here: such a raw and emotional story. 45. Guitar and piano. Follow my Twitter account @mh_resources. They take over your mind and tell you that now is the time to act on your thoughts. I was also a previous You Matter Blogger for the Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Times where you feel on top of the world and times where nothing seems to be going right. Having someone listen to me fully and attentively. You’ll hurt both yourself and all the people you care about. Here are 50 reasons why: 50. Suicidal thoughts are awful. Dealing With Negative Mental Health Experiences, Basic CSS Tips And Tricks To Improve Your Blog. It will get better, I promise” is just one example. I’ve had this happen a few times (sincerely) in my life, and I must keep living for it to happen again. Reply. I say this in every post but please talk to me if you are going through a hard time. Watching someone talk about something they’re passionate about. 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