This is for Run Talk Run leaders. This is for Run Talk Run attendees. This is for any damn person who is interested in knowing how to safely hold a conversation with someone who wants to end their life.
"I still have bad days. But I externalise it now and say how I'm feeling. Sometimes they may mean I need to take a break from groups of people and sometimes I need to be around people, sometimes I just want to be quiet and be left out of conversations."
My name is Steve. My story and journey is probably not unlike many others. Running has, in a large part, defined who I am over the past ten years. But there was a large part of who I was before running. Before I get into the running part of my story I’d like to shed [...]
Because finding ways to admit you’re struggling is pretty difficult, I’ve put together a little list of alternative answers to “I’m fine” or “I’m just tired”.
An acknowledgement of the man who depicted my pain perfectly and made me feel less alone.