DEPRESSION
Maybe if my leg was broken or I was diagnosed with a life threatening illness they would have cared more. It seems that mental illness does not have a place in this world. There are already too many 'freaks' suffering from it, one in five australians in fact. Sure the physical symptoms of depression may not kill me, but the emotional ones may.I know that I can be stronger and fight my depression, Iwant an education and a career, I never wanted to be a dropout. Finding the motivation to brush my teeth is a struggle, so you can imagine the pain I feel when people called me a faker. The inner sadness that engulfs me is phenomenal. Iwouldn't wish it upon my worst enemy. Yet I would like to see some of the people who ridiculed me go through a fraction of what I have been through for a second and see how they would fight it. I like everybody else, has had problems in my life. My parents separating when I was young. I was followed home from school when day and bashed because some girls didn't like me. I've suffered the usual bitchiness and namecalling. the saying 'sticks and stones may break my bone but words will never hurt me' is so wrong. Being called a whore or slut while still being a virgin has left emotional scars that feel like they will be with me forever. A simple threat sends me into a hysterical state. while physical scars heal, emotionla ones are there to taunt you for life. Some people I have considered my 'best friends' have betrayed me. Many haven't called the whole time I have been sick. I'm forgotten now. I'm extremely lucky to have a caring and understanding family as wellas a boyfirend who would do anything to see me happy. I love them all so much. unfortunately you hurt the ones you love most. Your pain becomes directed at them and they cope the blame for all the shit the world has dealed out to you. I never wanted to hurt them. I hope they can forgive me. This was written during the darkest times of my depression. Three suicide attempts followed and my family helped me through them. I am now a happy 17 year old doing my HSC. The time of depression seem like a bad nightmare. I still can't believe what i went through and survived. There is always hope, for anyone. There is always someone there to listen.

Author - Author Unknown  (Source: Source Unknown)


YOU ARE SPECIAL
In all the world there is nobody like you. Since the beginning of time there has never been another person like you. Nobody has your smile, your eyes, your hands, your hair. Nobody owns your handwriting, your voice. You're Special. Nobody can paint your brush strokes. Nobody has your taste for food or music or dance or art. Nobody in the universe sees things as you do. You're special. In all time there has never been anyone who laughs in exactly your way. You're different from any other person who has ever lived in the history of the universe. You are the only one in the whole of creation who has your particular set of abilities. Nobody in the universe can reach the quality of the combination of your talents, your feelings. Through all eternity no one will ever walk, talk, think or do exactly like you. You're special. You're rare and in all rarity there is enormous value and because of your great value the need for you to imitate anyone else is absolutely wrong. You're special, and it is no accident you are. Please realise that God made you for a special purpose. He has a job for you to do that nobody else can do as well as you can. Out of the billions of applicants, only one qualified. Only one has the unique and right combination of what it takes and that one is You. You're Special.

Author - Author Unknown  (Source: Source Unknown)


Guardian
I have had psychic experiences since I was small, the first being fear...anyway, in 2000 I had a massive emotional breakdown and a total of six months in a clinic. Before and after there were many times where I needed a guide and sure enough they came in some shape or form and even when people did hurt me. Something seemed to always get them back for their actions. I don't know if I have a living guardian or a spiritual one or both...but I will say this now...I find it hard to believe in Churches but it never disturbs my belief in God, even when I'm angry with him, he has never walked away. He has never left me to really get seriously hurt. He has held my hand without me even realizing until afterwards and he has rescued me in the final hour to make me continue living. I have met people that just seem to know me and all the pain in my head and they are there just when I need them. I will always believe I have a guardian angel and I won't hate God no matter what goes wrong. Even when I yell at him, he still looks out for me. One day I nearly jumped from the top floor of college in High Wycombe in the UK a just as I was really about to get up there and do it, this guy appeared from a class room and said very calmly, "you're not going to jump are you"? One night when I was walking alone at night because I couldn't sleep and couldn't cope with my emotions... this guy offered to walk with me up the hill by my home and then back again to make sure I got home safe. I have never seen him again. One day in the underground in London (a lovely city) an Asian man walked up to me and asked me how I was feeling and was my head hurting? I sat down on the seat by the tunnel and I nodded. Without even thinking how he knew I felt so bad. He told me to sit and be calm and the headache would go away. He caught the next tube, while I sat and tried to calm down. When I got up to catch the next tube. I realized my head wasn't pounding anymore. That's another reason why I believe that God is All...whatever name or religion, it is just the same person with a million different faces every day and a million different names. I don't know who my guardian angel is apart from God or Gods friend but I'd just like to say, Thank You.

Author - Lola  (Source: steppingstones.to)


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I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

Author - Martin Luther King, Jr  (Source: Martin Luther King, Jr)


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“When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.”

Author - Thomas Chandler Haliburton  (Source: Thomas Chandler Haliburton)


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There is no failure. Only feedback.”

Author - Unknown  (Source: Unknown)


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“It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice.”

Author - Eric Lindros  (Source: Eric Lindros)


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“The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable pre-requisite for success”

Author - Brian Tracy  (Source: Brian Tracy)


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“The uncommon man is merely the common man thinking and dreaming of success in larger terms and in more fruitful areas.”

Author - Melvin Powers  (Source: Melvin Powers)


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“When you come to the edge of all that you know, you must believe one of two things: There will be earth upon which to stand, or you will be given wings to fly.”

Author - Unknown  (Source: Unknown)





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