Reasons To Stay Alive

Hey guys! How are you? Hope, you are all doing well. The reason of this blog post today is because of some topical news that I’ve read this morning and they messed me up.

I’ve always cared and showed interest in mental health issues because I’m dealing with some of them myself. And what I’ve read today was that a single father who was dealing with depression, committed suicide after he killed his one ten-year-old kid.  He killed his little girl because he didn’t want her to be and grow up alone. That’s when it hit me, I felt awful because he had to think that way. Of course, I don’t blame him, no one can know what goes through someone’s mind or what they are dealing with, in their everyday life. The saddest part of it all, is that he showed suicidal signs to his friends but no one noticed until of course it was too late. And I hate that. I hate how true this is. People live among us with mental illnesses and most of the time, we make them feel like they are outcasts, weird, crazy and treat them differently or ignore them.

What I’m trying to say, if there is someone out there today reading this post who is sad, feeling depressed or being suicidal, I want you to know that you are never alone, you never were. Reach out to the right people, they are there to help you. I’m here to help you. I’ve made a list below of the things that make me happy and keeps me going. Feel free to comment what makes you happy.

  1. Walks to the beach
  2. The smell after rain
  3. Rainbows
  4. Sunflowers
  5. Flowers in general
  6. Watching new movies
  7. Discovering new artists/music
  8. Poetry
  9. Books
  10. Getting married
  11. Travelling the world
  12. Eat lots of food
  13. Try different cuisines
  14. Get a degree
  15. Have a good job
  16. Sunny Sunday mornings
  17. Coffee and/or tea
  18. Buggy clothes
  19. Winter
  20. Snow fights
  21. Dogs and/or cats
  22. Skin care products
  23. Bubble baths
  24. Sunrises
  25. Sunsets
  26. Trying different hairstyles
  27. Meeting new people
  28. Bonding with new people
  29. Having children
  30. Grow old with your person
  31. Campfires
  32. Watching the stars in a clear sky
  33. Candles
  34. Hearing someone’s heartbeat
  35. Seeing the sun shine through your windows


Thank you for reading this small post, I’ve planned for today. I hope, I’ve helped someone today and I want to help even more. For one more time, I’m here, reach me if you feel the need to.

Love you all

Styliana xxx


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