Showing posts from February 28, 2018

#BeBrave Story 5: Charlotte Underwood

Hey Friends, it has been awhile since I have shared a #BeBrave story with you all. This one is from
Charlotte Underwood. She is a Author and blogger who spreads awareness on suicide and mental health. You can read more about her and her work at the end! I hope this post touches and reminds anyone who is struggling with mental illness that you are NOT alone.

Thank you Charlotte for being brave and sharing your story!

It all began when I was 14, at least that was when I started showing more severe signs and symptoms that something was wrong. I had always been different, I was bullied, quiet, a people pleaser. I never spoke out and had no confidence, I stuck by the rules due to fear of punishment and just saw the world so differently to everyone else. 

My mother once told me that after being heavily bullied at school, I tried to end my life by throwing myself down the stairs, I was only four years old, I don’t remember but It just shows how much I was hurting and I didn’t even know it. I…