Top 5 Signs You or Your Loved One Could Be Suicidal!

What are the top signs that someone could be suicidal? How can you help a loved one or yourself get the help you need NOW? Read this and find out now!

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I went through a time in my life around 3 years ago when I was having suicidal thoughts. Yes, me, the motivational speaker. Total attack from the enemy and I’m also never taking Ambien again. Thank the Lord that scary phase of my life only lasted several weeks, but my husband’s story was a completely different ordeal. We also had several friends take their own lives since last November, so this topic is weighing heavy on my heart at the moment.

Luke was a missionary kid who grew up in Africa for half of his childhood. He then came back to the states alone in his early 20s. He became suicidal shortly after returning to the U.S. and gives details of how he tried taking his own life in the video below and what tips to look for in a suicidal person.

Suicide is no laughing matter. What can you look for ahead of time to know if your loved one (child, spouse, friend) or even yourself, is contemplating suicide so that you can get them help ASAP!

Here are the top 5 signs to help you determine if someone is suicidal.

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Why We Should All Take an Annual Vacation!

Our recent refreshing trip to Ireland...

Taking an annual vacation provides valuable benefits for our mind, body and spirit. It is critical we take time for ourselves so that we can give to others.

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I hardly take a vacation. I got that habit from my dad. He was a dairy farmer from Pulaski, WI. I grew up watching him work the farmland and provide for our family. So much so, that he now tells me he wishes he would have taken more time to hang out with our family.

Since I placed my faith in Christ at the age of 16, I wanted to serve Jesus with all I had and live life to the fullest. However, I sometimes forget to just take time for myself. A pastor once said that we should live by the 7-7-7 rule. Every seven months spouses should take a getaway trip. Every seven weeks do a family trip. Every seven days do a date night. This sounds fantastic.

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Satan Clubs Coming to Elementary Schools!

debunking the lie of separation of church and state

Due to the Equal Access Act, the Satanic Temple plans to open satan clubs at elementary schools in our nation this fall. Well, I’ve got the perfect plan.

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When news broke that satan clubs were coming to elementary schools this fall across our beloved nation, I had to reread the headlines. Is this the same country I grew up in as a child?

After doing some research on Doug Mesner, who is one of the co-founders of the Satanic Temple and is actively pushing for after school satanic clubs in schools, my blood began to boil. Our very children’s lives are at stake. Their tag line on their website states, “Educatin’ with Satan.” HELL NO (pun intended), is my response. CLICK HERE to get the full story from The Washington Post.

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Green Drink – A Secret Weapon for Great Health!

bring focus and energy back to your life

Hard to get your kids to eat the recommended daily fruits & veggies? Try making this green drink and get the energy you need to keep up with life’s demands.

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From the moment us moms wake up and our feet hit the floor, we want to give our best to all of those around us, from kids, husband to co-workers. Many times, we forget to take care of our own body. There are constant battles we face that without a strong immune system, we would be in bed and not on the front battle lines. Therefore, one of my secret weapons to keep myself and my family healthy is by making my power-packed green drink. I don’t know about you, but for as long as I can remember, it’s always been a challenge to eat the USDA recommended 5-9 servings of fruits and veggies each day. That’s like spending the entire day eating at the kitchen table – yeah right.

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Focus on Your Strengths, Not Your Weaknesses

spend time and energy on what you're good at

Many of us spend most of our lives working on the things we stink at. Focus on your strengths not your weaknesses and go after your dreams.

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So many of us, myself included, have spent more time in our lives trying to improve the things we are not good at, instead of developing our strengths. We focus on improving our weaknesses in order to get a job with a killer income, to please someone else, to add one more designation after our names or one more line to our resume. I can attest to being fixated on adding one more job to my resume, especially when I lived in Hollywood during my acting career. All reasons, however, according to #1 New York Times best seller, author Tom Rath, says is a major waste of time. After what I learned, I couldn’t agree more.

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