“Reasons to Stay Alive” is indeed a novel written by Matt Haig. It was published in 2015 and is a memoir that explores the author’s personal experiences with depression and anxiety. The book combines Haig’s own journey with mental health issues and insights into how he found reasons to keep living, providing a mix of personal narrative, reflections, and thoughts on mental well-being.

Throughout the book, Matt Haig shares his struggles with mental health and offers a message of hope and resilience. The title suggests that within the challenges and darkness of life, there are reasons to find joy, purpose, and meaning.

It’s important to note that if you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues, seeking support from mental health professionals, friends, or family is crucial. “Reasons to Stay Alive” is just one person’s perspective, and individual experiences with mental health can vary.

  1. to make your parents proud
  2. to conquer your fears
  3. to see your family again
  4. to see your favourite artist live
  5. to listen to music again
  6. to experience a new culture
  7. to make new friends
  8. to inspire
  9. to have your own children
  10. to adopt your own pet
  11. to make yourself proud
  12. to meet your idols
  13. to laugh until you cry
  14. to feel tears of happiness
  15. to eat your favorite food
  16. to see your siblings grow
  17. to pass school
  18. to get tattoo
  19. to smile until your cheeks hurt
  20. to meet your internet friends
  21. to find someone who loves you like you deserve
  22. to eat ice cream on a hot day
  23. to drink hot chocolate on a cold day
  24. to see untouched snow in the morning
  25. to see a sunset that sets the sky on fire
  26. to see stars light up the sky
  27. to read a book that changes your life
  28. to see the flowers in the spring
  29. to see the leaves change from green to brown
  30. to travel abroad
  31. to learn a new language
  32. to learn to draw
  33. to tell others your story in the hopes of helping them
  34. Puppy kisses.
  35. Baby kisses (the open mouthed kind when they smack their lips on your cheek).
  36. Swear words and the release you feel when you say them.
  37. Trampolines.
  38. Ice cream.
  39. Stargazing.
  40. Cloud watching.
  41. Taking a shower and then sleeping in clean sheets.
  42. Receiving thoughtful gifts.
  43. “I saw this and thought of you.”
  44. The feeling you get when someone you love says, “I love you.”
  45. The relief you feel after crying.
  46. Sunshine.
  47. The feeling you get when someone is listening to you/giving you their full attention.
  48. Your future wedding.
  49. Your favorite candy bar.
  50. New clothes.
  51. Witty puns.
  52. Really good bread.
  53. Holding your child in your arms for the first time.
  54. Completing a milestone (aka going to college, graduating college, getting married, getting your dream job.)
  55. The kind of dreams where you wake up and can’t stop smiling.
  56. The smell before and after it rains
  57. The sound of rain against a rooftop.
  58. The feeling you get when you’re dancing.
  59. The person (or people) that mean the most to you. Stay alive for them.
  60. Trying out new recipes.
  61. The feeling you get when your favorite song comes on the radio.
  62. The rush you get when you step onto a stage.
  63. You have to share your voice and talents and knowledge with the world because they are so valuable.
  64. Breakfast in bed.
  65. Getting a middle seat in the movie theater.
  66. Breakfast for dinner (because it’s so much better at night than in the morning).
  67. Pray (if you are religious)
  68. Forgiveness.
  69. Water balloon fights.
  70. New books by your favorite authors.
  71. Fireflies.
  72. Birthdays.
  73. Realizing that someone loves you.
  74. Spending the day with someone you
  75. Opportunity to create meaningful and lasting relationships.
  76. Potential to learn, grow, and evolve as a person.
  77. Joy and happiness in the little things.
  78. The power to inspire others.
  79. The ability to create art, music, and other forms of self-expression.
  80. To explore different cultures, traditions, and ways of life.
  81. To make a positive impact on the environment and help protect the planet.
  82. Experience the joys of parenthood and raise a family.
  83. Learn new things and develop new skills.
  84. Create a legacy that will outlive you.
  85. Being wrapped up in a warm bed.
  86. Cuddles
  87. Holding hands.
  88. The kind of hugs when you can feel a weight being lifted off your shoulders. The kind of hug where your breath syncs with the other person’s, and you feel like the only two people in the world.
  89. Singing off key with your best friends.
  90. Road trips.
  91. Spontaneous adventures.
  92. The feeling of sand beneath your toes.
  93. The feeling when the first ocean wave rolls up and envelops your toes and ankles and knees.
  94. Thunderstorms.
  95. Your first (or hundredth) trip to Disneyland.
  96. The taste of your favorite food.
  97. The child-like feeling you get on Christmas morning.
  98. The day when everything finally goes your way.
  99. Compliments and praise.
  100. to look on this moment in 10 years time and realize you did it.

Ps : Never forget you are a beatiful person 💕 Life is so beatiful so live, live like no one else exist, live for yourself, don’t care of bad people, you are strong, i love you