Every 40 seconds, suicide claims one persons life
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When a person wants to die by suicide
All they really want is to escape the pain or anxiety that is inside of them. Often times people sabotage what's most important to them because mentally, they are not okay. Alot of times a person is also unwilling to admit that they are not okay until it is almost too late. The perpetual anxiety that they may feel and are unwilling to deal with gets bigger and bigger. It grows and grows until they are on the edge, about to make a decision that will hurt themselves and others around forever.
This all happens because the sufferer feels ashamed, weak or embarrased that they are feeling this way. We need to create a culture around the sufferer letting them know it's okay that they are not okay. Let them know you love them and you'll always be there for them.
Real Answers From Real Sufferers..
I asked a group of people that have severe depression and or anxiety this question and these were their answers...
-you can do this!
-i'm here for you (and mean it)
-i cancelled my schedule and I got flight tickets
-i'm here and you are not alone
-i'll make you happy if no one else will. I won't leave, like everyone else did.
-i love you and you'll pull through
-it is okay to feel that way. Thank you for trusting me and reaching out. Be proud that you chose to reach out instead of hurting yourself.
-i'm here for you, you are stronger than you think. Just breathe.
-tomorrow is a new day, i love you.
Breathing techniques during meditation
-Take a seven second breath filling your lower lungs and then your upper lungs.
-Hold your breath and count to five.
-Exhale slowly through your lips while you begin to feel your muscles in your face, jaw, shoulders and stomach relax.
Congratulations, you just learned your first breathing technique during meditaion!