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  1. Kerome

    What do you have the most difficulty letting go of?

    I’ve tried to do a thought experiment, because I was curious... it went like this: what if I lived like a Thai Forest Buddhist monk? I’d live in the forest in Thailand, and I’d have no possessions other than a robe, a mosquito net, and an alms bowl. I’d have to let go of all my possessions...
  2. Garmc


    Does anyone have any difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep on this medication. At first it helped to make me fall asleep and would wake up groggy from it. Now I'm having difficulty falling asleep and I feel like I can't breath and have to gasp for air and only sleeping a max of four...
  3. A

    Struggling with no therapist

    Sadly, my therapist is off sick again this week. I really miss her. I do feel for her being poorly. It's just that I've had a really difficulty couple of weeks and need her. I hope that doesn't make me sound selfish. I'm struggling to keep going.
  4. F

    Voices saying to kill

    I've been having a lot of problems with my voices. They are tell me to kill people and I'm having difficulty challenging them. Am seeing the psych team tomorrow but feeling suicidal. :low:
  5. H

    CBT therapy

    I have been referred for CBT therapy it's with a therapist who specialises in people have difficulty with food. has anyone had it before and did it work??
  6. valleygirl

    Is it all my fault?

    Does having BPD make it all my fault when something goes wrong in a relationship? I mean any relationship, not just a romantic one. Sometimes I feel like whenever there is a bust-up or any kind of relational difficulty, it must be my fault, because I'm the one with BPD and other mental health...
  7. Solitude1


    Hello There are a number of things happening to me, those are difficulty doing things, unclear thinking, tremors in body (small and fast especially in extremities), spontaneous pains in different parts of body, getting exhausted with little activity, longer time to recover (even from a simple...
  8. 6

    Quetiapine and I can't sleep?

    I am so tired. Exhausted. I collapsed on my bed at 9pm and had to force myself to get back up to tuck in my kids (an unusually late night for them). I finally got to crash back into bed at 10pm. Completely tired. And I am still awake an hour lately. Tried relaxation stuff. I haven't had any...
  9. U

    Newly diagnosed GAD

    Hey guys im new here.just 3 wks ago i was diagnosed, as having GAD.in total,i rushed to the ER thrice in a matter of 3 days thinking that i was having a heart attack as i could not breathe properly and my chest was really tight.i had chest xrays,twice ECG tests,blood n urine test and even...
  10. Z

    Anxiety a symptom or a cause?

    I've been trying for quite a while to diagnose what seems like a learning disability. The symptom that bothers me the most is a difficulty in remembering names, words, and vocabulary. This especially occurs when I'm put under pressure, such as when I am asked a question (by anyone), or I'm...
  11. amathus

    Some symptoms of Anxiety

    Some symptoms of Anxiety: Symptoms of anxiety People often experience physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms when they feel anxious or stressed. Some of the most common physical symptoms of anxiety are: Increased heart rate Increased muscle tension “Jelly legs” Tingling in the...
  12. Solitude1

    Dunno exactly what is wrong with me.

    Hi. Good day. I've been having problems for 4-5 months now so that life has become difficult and intolerable for me. I have shortness of breath, light-headedness, trembling limbs, confusion, lack of concentration, palpt, weakness, listlessness, memory loss and sometimes feel pain in my body...
  13. E

    Can Your Voices Pronounce H and S sounds?

    This is just an oddity that I just realized I hadn't asked anyone about. The voices seem to have difficulty with these two letters "H" and "S". When they do pronounce them they sound more like radio static or tv snow as an approximation.
  14. N

    Any other recovered anorexics?

    I am recovered (have been for years) but I believe my problems all still stem from the same patterns and wondered if others had found the same thing? With me: - Habit of putting my performance/accomplishments before my welfare - Need to overcompensate for any evidence of 'failure' - Difficulty...
  15. C

    Borderline Personality Disorder – a feminist critique

    Borderline Personality Disorder – a feminist critique Among my many diagnoses, I have what is known in the UK as Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (Of The Borderline Type), known elsewhere as Borderline Personality Disorder. BPD is described by Wikipedia as “a prolonged disturbance of...
  16. Funnyman_Wholigan

    "Classic" Symtpoms

    Taken from Anxiety and Depression: Telling Them Apart * Feeling sad, and/or hopeless * Lack of interest and enjoyment in activities that used to be fun and interesting * Physical aches and pains without physical cause; lack of energy * Difficulty concentrating, remembering, and/or making...
  17. F


    Aphantasia: A life without mental images - BBC News I scored in the lowest 5% which probably explains my extreme difficulty forming mental images. This https://www.braindecoder.com/aphantasia-newly-recognized-condition-of-a-blind-minds-eye-1236434508.html suggests it could be neurologically...
  18. Roots


    Hello forum users. I have been reading your entries for a while now and felt compelled to register last night. I have bipolar disorder and generalised anxiety disorder. The latter is what causes me the most difficulty as medication cannot treat it as well. I hope that by coming here I'll feel...
  19. idontwanna


    Hi all, Just introducing myself. 40+ yo male, living on the East Coast of Australia. Always had self-confidence and depression issues since puberty at least (don't remember much before that). Not too sure how much to share or overshare here. So I'll start with a basic share. Having a...
  20. F

    How many symptoms do you have every day and are on meds?

    On meds here, Paliperidone injec once a month. Not sure how many of these are related to schizophrenia or not. Pure and utter severe despair. My thoughts are outside of my head where people can see/know them. Paranoia of the supernatural order, results in difficulty going out. Anxiety from mild...