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  1. A


    Hi Folks Andy saying hi. I've been suffering from depression, anxiety and a host of other mental health probs most of my life. The good news: through all of that i've discovered Buddhism, yoga and some balance in my life. I hope to be active around the place. Cheers !
  2. daffy


    Has anyone else come off lamotrogine For the past year ive been seeing a neurologist for balance problems and now need to use a walking stick. Ive had a CT scan, MRI and lumbar puncture and the only thing its shown is some damage to the cerabellum (the part of the brain that controls balance...
  3. D

    Spouse newly diagnosed with Functional Movement Disorder

    Hi, all. I'm in the U.S.A., 46 years old, married to a 61 year-old man who has just been un-diagnosed with Parkinson's and RE-diagnosed with FMD (a conversion disorder, right?) His main complaints have been a persistent tremor, spasmodic jerks of the arms and body, and difficulty keeping...
  4. amathus

    The early stages of depressive thinking

    http://www.mentalneurologicalprimarycare.org/downloads/primary_care/06-3_dealing_with_depressive_thinking.pdf When you are depressed, there are changes in the way you think, as well as in how you feel. You tend to look on the black side of everything, see the worst in yourself, in your life and...
  5. A

    "Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity."

    "Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity." PART 1 OF 3. B. Alan Wallace, Ph.D., overviews his latest book "Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity."
  6. T

    Hen night in Newcastle - what should I do.

    I have been invited on a hen night of a cousins wife to be. I want to go but I'm a bit worried that I might be ill. I know I probably shouldn't but I hate to make plans incase it all goes tits up! It isn't until July, we have to pay £5 each to secure then the balance in a few months. It is...
  7. T

    agoraphobia vs ptsd :-(

    Im finding when my agoraphobia is getting betta my ptsd gets worse. I dont seem to be able to find a balance between the two, argh
  8. Fartoolong

    Money related panic attacks

    Please someone help me! Money is such a big trigger for me and sends me off my head! Everytime I even think about looking into my bank account to check my balance, I get that familiar feeling wash over me. I start to hyperventilate, I cry uncontrollably and feel like nothing is in my control...
  9. R

    new relationship

    I am at the very start of a new relationship and although I have shared the basic fact that I suffer from depression, I don't really know how to tackle certain subjects, such as self harm and psychosis. I want to be open and honest about my illness, but at the same time dont want to scare him...