Billions of ‘by-the-wind sailors’ have washed up on beaches on the West Coast of the U.S. Here, a beach in La Push, Washington is littered with their dead bodies. The creatures are known as ‘by-the-wind sailors’, or their scientific name of velella velella, according to the Daily Breeze newspaper in Southern California. The jelly-fish-like creatures each measure around 7-10 cm, are bright blue and distinguished by a gas-filled float that rises above the surface of the water.
It’s ok not to be ok. It is NOT ok to keep the pain and sadness to yourself. It is NOT ok to suffer alone. Reach out. Talk to someone. It can and will get better. You are not alone.