The Founder of Project Semicolon Shares Her Story

Joy Green Mental Health

You may have said to yourself ,”Why are people putting punctuation marks on their bodies?”, well it is not just any punctuation; it is a semicolon. Your timeline on Facebook and Twitter is flooded with peopleposting pictures of tattoos with a semicolon and you’re wondering what it means.A semicolon is used when an author could have have ended a sentence but chose not to. Project Semicolon has taken social media by storm and inspired those living with a mental illness to persevere, and be the author of their story. Project Semicolonshares love andencouragement, and is a movement like no other.

Amy Bleuel is the visionary behind this awesome movement. After overcoming many obstacles in her life including bullying, rejection, suicide, self-injury, addiction, abuse and even rape, Amy has found strength and a love for others. Amy struggled with mental illness for 20+ years and has experienced many stigmas associated with…

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