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  1. P


    Hi everyone, I'm Grace and I've been diagnosed with depression. I also suffer from social anxiety and OCD. I' m looking forward to taking part in the forum activities. English isn't my first language so please bear that in mind if you see anything off with my posts. See you in the forum!
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    Is this Depression?

    Hi forum members, I am feeling totally lost and alone and not understanding what I am experiencing and wondered if anyone could give me their thoughts. I can motivate myself to do social activities which I enjoy, but I struggle to do other activities because they feel like such an effort. For...
  3. J

    Worried about my CPA review

    Hey I recieved a letter which contained my care plan (which i dont even remember agreeing to btw) and my carer has told me we need to write up a new one do I get to decide whats on it? Like right now for example looking for a job is not a priority for me because im not well enough to right now...

    The Enfield Poltergeist

    One of Britain's most amazing poltergeist activities was at the Harper home in Enfield. It lasted for more than sixteen months. It started in August 1977 and ended in October 1978. Mrs. Harper, a divorcee, lived...
  5. shaky

    Being Naked makes you Happier

    Naked and Unashamed: Investigations and Applications of the Effects of Naturist Activities on Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Life Satisfaction | SpringerLink from the conclusion... Nonetheless, it should not only be interesting to those hoping to academically understand the factors...
  6. sunset547544

    Daylio App

    Hi, I have started using this app on my phone to track my mood every day and it is fantastic. I am not promoting this for any financial reasons, I just wanted to let people know how good it is. It gives me a reminder every day at a set time to rate the day, select what kind of activities I did...
  7. L

    Struggling with feeling better

    Hey everyone, I feel anxious about the real world and I am struggling to find hobbies and maintain interest in activities. Time is going slow. All this is since feeling better. Any tips?
  8. Samantha Stone

    Dealing with Psychosis

    Dealing with Psychosis On the laptop or PC, turn off the windows screen dim light feature, and display when plugged to ‘Never’. God will provide enough money for the computer being left on during the experience of psychosis. The thing(s) with you may keep manipulating things in the...
  9. B


    I haven't gotten out of bed for two days. Except to make music or play guitar. I can't go to college or do any other activities. The only person I talk to isn't even real.
  10. pepecat

    Branching out - forest walks and outdoor activities in Scotland

    Branching Out - Forestry Commission Scotland 'Branching Out is an innovative development for adults who use mental health services in Scotland. For each client, the service consists of around three hours of activities per week in a woodland setting, over 12 weeks. Activities are adapted to...
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    Generalised Anxiety Disorder

    Hi I was wondering if any can help me on what to do, I have been suffering from generalized anxiety disorder for the past few months and its really starting show itself physically, I mean my arms shoulders ache and and I scrunch up my feet. I have tried many "distraction techniques" yet...
  12. pepecat

    The Splendid Spiritual Practice of Silence

    The Splendid Spiritual Practice of Silence | Spirituality & Health Magazine The Splendid Spiritual Practice of Silence A former monk shares insights from a year of solitary prayer and contemplation A few weeks after I graduated from high school, I left home and went away to a monastery. For...
  13. Tired Daisy

    Making friends is hard

    So to cut it a long story short, I don't see anybody apart from two support workers and that is it. I have no friends or family which is another long story... My only means that I have is the internet, I joined the mencap 'social' group to go on some activities, which didn't really work out as...
  14. RainbowHeartz


    Sleep sex, or sexsomnia, is a condition in which a person will engage in sexual activities while asleep. This condition falls within the broad class of sleep disorders known as parasomnias above copied and pasted via wiki anyway just researched and well this is what i came up with! highly...
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    What is happening to me?

    Hello, I'm a 17 year old guy. Life was all blooming for me until I was hit with mild anxiety about two years ago which went away with talk therapy. Since last October, I've had episodes witnessing the return of anxiety. It started with worrying about academics but eventually turned into health...
  16. C

    Need help with crippling ocd

    Hello, I'm a 17 year old guy. Life was all blooming for me until I was hit with mild anxiety about two years ago which went away with talk therapy. Since last October, I've had episodes witnessing the return of anxiety. It started with worrying about academics but eventually turned into health...
  17. S


    Hey all, New to forum wanted to share my feelings and thoughts in hopes of gaining some insight. I have anxiety, panic attacks with random bouts of depression and my husband has some anxiety too. We met in a place with warmer temperatures and lots of things to do. We then moved somewhere much...
  18. J

    Lonliness leading to depression

    I am in my final year of school/college and have started to feel lonely and depressed. I often think about losing my friends and them not keeping in touch with me when they go to university etc. Although I frequentlky talk to them I still feel lonely and as though no one is there for me. This...
  19. S

    All I want to do is lie in bed

    I'm pretty sure i've suffered from depression my whole life but i've always tried to turn it into something positive. I've written lyrics, made songs and coped with it. But the last month, i moved back home (after 8 years in a city) with my parents in a remote town where there is nothing to do...
  20. Gajolene

    Scitzophrenia and Scitzoaffective disorder what's the difference?.

    I get this all the time from people where I live telling me that JS and JD are or "Have the same thing" "Well they both hear voices don't they?" Or I've heard of that "They are all Paranoid and dangerous" Those people couldn't be more wrong people really don't have a clue and cling to the...