50 reasons to stay alive
1. learning to play an instrument
2. conversations at 4 am
3. when little babies grab your fingers
4. getting butterflies
5. holding hands
6. taking cool pictures
8. seeing your favorite band in concert
9. going on car rides late at night
10. christmas trees
12. reading a really good book
13. helping people
14. there are days to look forward to.
15. you are good enough
16. there will be people who make you feel good enough.
17. feeling proud of yourself
18. there are so many places you haven’t been to yet
19. people care about you.
21. you are not alone
22. you could mean the world to someone.
23. leaves when they change color
24. how the air feels at 5 in the morning
25. things will change for the better.
27. there will be bad days but there will be really good days too.
28. feeling confident.
29. there is so much to look forward to.
30. snow days
31. how it feels to shower and sleep in blankets you just washed
32. going to carnivals
34. baking fun things
35. going on walks late at night
36. sleeping in tents
37. kittens falling asleep on you
38. getting a good hair cut
39. walking on sand barefoot
40. think about the stretch marks you gave your mom when you were born, think about how she would see those if you were gone.
41. opening windows and letting in the light.
42. car rides in the rain
43. buying new clothes
45. good hair days
46. saying nice things to people.
48. the smell of old books
49. I care about you enough to make a list of reasons why you should live. you will feel better eventually.
50. someday you’ll wake up and be glad you did. you just have to get there.