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12. Emotional Honesty is Strength

In a week full of drastic ups and downs, Alice takes some time to work through some difficult feelings that came to the surface. The act of reflection can be a very challenging practice, but one that can help us heal past traumas and hurts. The key is to acknowledge and express our feelings. We call this ‘Emotional Honesty’ and we see it as a sign of strength.

Welcome to Dark Coffee, the podcast that shines a light on our darkest times.

Join host Alice Lyons as she and her guests attempt to normalise the conversation around suicide ideation.

Dark Coffee aims to create a safe space to discuss mental health with curiosity, compassion and confidence to empower people to build their mental strength, resilience and sense of wellbeing.

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Samaritans: Confidential suicide discussion and support. Free helpline available round the clock. Text – 116123. Call – 08457 909090 Email – Website –

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