R U OK? Day

R U OK? day is today, Thursday 13th September,  everyone. It’s a simple question with a very powerful message. Let’s work together as a recommunity today and be there for those in need. 🙂

Its goal was to help reduce our national suicide rate by getting Australians to reach out and make contact with others.

Hear why Hugh Jackman says it’s ok to say, ‘I’m not ok’ http://www.ruokday.com/supporters/ambassadors/hugh-jackman/

Ask the simple question to someone near and dear to you – R U OK?

I recently shared a wonderful video featuring my friend and colleague James Freemantle of  REDgum Communications with his message about R U OK? DayJames Freemantle encourages rural communities to stay connected and be conscious of how the isolation of farming can impact on wellbeing. He also offers hope to anyone living with depression.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHQeMbFgcTI&feature=related

Learn more:
Black Dog Institute support R U OK? Day
In October 2012, I will climb Machu Pichu for depression and anxiety awareness. The Peru Challenge 2012 will run from October 20-31 and raise much needed funds for Black Dog Institute for the research and awareness of mood disorders. This is a cause close to my heart and I’m doing it honour of my Grandma who lived with depression most her life and also the many friends and other family members who live with this mood disorder. Please donate to my page and learn more about my adventure http://peruchallenge2012.gofundraise.com.au/page/Lovelly

About Emma Lovell

My name is Emma and I'm a busy gal. Owner and Director of Lovelly Communications, I specialise in marketing and social media promotions. I also run a business called Lovelly Pet Sitters, we care for pets as if they are our own. Somehow, I also find plenty of time to travel! Blessed to run businesses that give me the freedom to follow my true passion, travel! I'm happiest when I'm having new experiences. Whether it's a new cafe down the road, a bucket list item like Everest Base Camp or seeing friends in another city, I truly love travelling! So please join me in my many adventures across my many sites. And please do contact me for information on any of the above! View all posts by Emma Lovell

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