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Madoff, My Son & NYU

(6) Comments | Posted December 11, 2010 | 11:38 AM

As the mother of a suicide victim, the news of 46 year-old Mark Madoff's apparent suicide by hanging earlier this morning, has left me... I don't exactly know how it has left me, but the predominant feeling is one of sickness and...

Sadness, Sorrow, Nausea... I want to cry.


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What Is The Bullies Message?

(5) Comments | Posted October 7, 2010 | 9:24 AM

The recent spate of bullying-induced suicides - below are the names

Asher Brown, 13, Cypress, Texas
Seth Walsh, 13, Tehachapi, California
Justin Aaberg, 15, Anoka, Minnesota
Billy Lucas, 15, Greensburg, Indiana
Tyler Clementi, 18, Ridgewood, New Jersey
Raymond Chase, 19, Monticello, New York

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The First 'Get Your Wellness On' Fair Has Already Saved A Life

(4) Comments | Posted September 27, 2010 | 1:11 PM

As many of you know by now, this time last year my then 20 year-old son Andrew Williamson-Nole, was alive. But not for long, for in the predawn hours of November 3rd 2009, Andrew jumped to his death from the 10th floor of Bobst, NYU's main library.


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Looking For Lady Gaga

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2010 | 2:16 PM

Having a big name behind a cause is always a big help, isn't it?
Particularly in the case of a cause like suicide that needs education and National dialogue to be tackled effectively.
The media reluctance to cover this subject is why, as some of you know, I...

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Auditioning For Oprah's Own Your Own Show

(2) Comments | Posted June 29, 2010 | 4:14 PM

On Friday morning, having got up at five, I got to the airport bright and early ready for my seven o'clock Delta flight. 

The flight was overbooked however, and I gladly accepted the three hundred dollar voucher towards a flight some time in the future, and...

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Presidential Proclamations - June 1986 - Suicide Prevention Month

(3) Comments | Posted June 2, 2010 | 10:05 AM

Was Ronald Reagan's proclamation 5500 of June 1986, the last proclamation concerning Suicide and Mental Health?
This is what one of my readers told me in an email this morning:

"...I noticed that today President Obama proclaimed June 2010 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month which he...

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A Mother's Movement To Stop Suicide

(10) Comments | Posted May 8, 2010 | 12:06 PM

Almost Mother's Day, and the sorrow in my heart grows like an unborn baby in the mother's womb.

My beloved twenty year-old son, Andrew, left my womb on a warm, bright day in May1989, and left this world on a dark morning in November 2009.

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Day Four - A Better Stance

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2010 | 9:48 AM

Hi - You know; since starting this project I feel so much better. In the morning I feel like, "Yeay I'm awake, I can play."
By nine am I have already done two hours of writing. And that is great, because since I gave up smoking...

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We Get What We Think About - Day Three

(3) Comments | Posted April 9, 2010 | 1:01 PM

Ok, from studying the Law of Attraction I understand that there is more to it than getting a car, or a million bucks. No, the Law of Attraction governs the whole Universe.
Which means... a lot. And it would pay all of us to get to grips...

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Working With The Law Of Attraction - Day Two

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2010 | 3:05 PM

I listened to the birds chirping away in the garden. Shining through the trees, the sun cast lacy patterns on the grass.
I looked at Amma's picture on the altar I'd made out of a beautiful antique pine chest. The candle was lit and the...

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Cornell's President Calls for a National Suicide Dialogue

(2) Comments | Posted March 24, 2010 | 10:54 AM

I commend David Skorton, Cornell's University President, who instead of trying to sweep the subject under the rug, has taken the step of writing publicly about the suicides that have taken place at Cornell, and is calling for a national dialogue about suicide.

Many of us have been calling for...

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Going for it - The Abraham-Hicks way

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2010 | 11:33 AM

Continued from last week

I am so excited!

It's been such a short time since I've embarked on this project. And here I am, feeling like a Billion Dollars already. Here we go, but first let me quote from Abraham-Hicks's; Money and the Law of Attraction - Learning to attract...

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The Importance Of Feeling Good

(1) Comments | Posted March 11, 2010 | 7:52 AM

Coming back home from the park one morning, I set about doing a few chores, I felt like a child playing house. I had fun washing up the breakfast dishes. I enjoyed doing the laundry and hanging it outside to dry.
It feels good doing what I...

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Law of Attraction to the Rescue -- Part Three

(2) Comments | Posted March 3, 2010 | 7:57 AM

Having survived and actually thrived from the sale of the house, I was once again on the brink of depression. I was letting external factors affect my well-being, to a degree that was making me sick. Like the depression had kept me in bed for three weeks in January, or...

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Michael Blosil -- Death by Suicide

(38) Comments | Posted February 27, 2010 | 11:04 PM

Two weeks ago I wrote of Alexander McQueens' suicide, and yesterday I wrote about Andrew Koenig's. At the same time, several suicides have taken place in Manhattan's subway.

Just now I have learned that in Los Angeles, Marie Osmond's 18-year-old son Michael Blosil has died. It is reported that Michael...

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Andrew Koenig -- Death By Suicide

(19) Comments | Posted February 26, 2010 | 2:35 PM

After missing for two weeks, the body of Growing Pains' star Andrew Koening has been found in Stanley Park, Vancouver, in a densely wooded area.

Other than saying that they "have no reason to believe that foul play was involved at all," the Vancouver Police has given no details of...

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Growing Pains Star Andrew Koenig -- Death By Suicide

(9) Comments | Posted February 26, 2010 | 8:52 AM

After missing for two weeks, the body of Growing Pains's star Andrew Koening has been found in Stanley Park, Vancouver, in a densely wooded area.

Other than saying that "...they have no reason to believe that foul play was involved at all..." the Vancouver Police has given no details of...

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The House Is Sold - We Have Moved

(0) Comments | Posted February 22, 2010 | 12:21 PM

I liked our new home. Granted, we didn't own it, we were renting it. But for now it was our home. It was a small ranch; less than half the size of the house we had just sold. Actually, we'd had to put most of our paintings, books and furniture...

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Cracking The Secret Part One - For Sale

(1) Comments | Posted February 16, 2010 | 10:05 AM

I had just come back from a month's stay at my teacher's ashram in India, when I first heard of the law of attraction. A friend came to my house one evening, with the DVD of The Secret, and we watched it together. I was spellbound. In bed...

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Alexander McQueen, Death By Suicide

(34) Comments | Posted February 11, 2010 | 2:26 PM

Only days after my article, "Suicide at Bobst," about my son Andrew Williamson-Noble's suicide at NYU's library, we learn that celebrated British fashion designer, Alexander McQueen, has taken his life. Reports say that he was found in his flat in London's Green Park, where he died by hanging...

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