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  1. pepecat

    "Shoot the Damn Dog' author Sally Brampton dies

    Sally Brampton, journalist and writer, dies aged 60 - BBC News (contains suicide specifics) Of all the 'celebrity' deaths this year, this one has stunned me the most, though actually, I"m not massively surprised. I feel a bit 'hit by a truck' for a few reasons..... I didn't know Sally at all...
  2. J

    Feel so worthless

    I've always had low self esteem, I'm not sure why, I never got bullied or picked on, my parents were never over the top with compliments or encouraging me but they never put me down either. I feel worse than ever now knowing that I have absolutely zero privacy or rights in my own room and that...
  3. shaky

    When you are trying hard and getting nowhere

    I have a new one-man-show I am at the stage where I am selling tickets for the first performance I went to an event today full of people who have an interest in the field that my show is about. A networking event I find these sorts of events to be hard work. A room full of people I don't know...
  4. T

    Why am I alive?

    What is the point of me? If I am not fulfilling my purpose as a decent human being? There are too many who rely on me and it's too much. I wish I could be the person they all need but in reality I am useless. Honestly, this is not a feeling sorry for myself post. I am quite calm and my focus...
  5. myownveryone

    Inspirational/Comforting Quote Thread

    I thought I'd create a place to post all of those comforting, encouraging, inspirational or otherwise uplifting quotes. I just thought of posting an image in it's own thread, but saw little point so I thought I'd make a thread where they all can go. I apologise if one of these have already been...
  6. S

    Please help

    Hello. I am new here. I've been on meds for only a week for ocd and anxiety and depression. My ocd is obsessive thougts about my ex. I know I will think of him because of missing him.. But I lay in bed in the morning and think and think. It makes me so anxious and sends me depressed all day. Any...
  7. Anime-Alchemy

    Daily/Weekly Goals to achieve

    So this thread is for anyone who want to start being productive and moving forward in life but also this thread is for support and encouraging others. For this coming week: Not act on my addiction, start self care and eating regularly. Tidy room up.
  8. C


    Stamford StartaFresh - Befriending Group Christ Church Green Lane Stamford Lincolnshire PE9 1HE 01780 766446 07950 464093 Monday, Thursday and Friday 1.00pm to 3.00pm StartaFresh provides befriending and mentoring support for vulnerable adults in and around Stamford who have encountered a...
  9. G

    Learning.to Let Go

    Needing to learn how to rid myself of people that aren't good for me...I need people who are encouraging and accepting on my journey to wellness
  10. M

    Helping others

    When I first joined this site, I was most positively affected by finding a community of people experiencing the same things I am. But then I found reaching out to others who were suffering made me feel I had something to contribute. Encouraging others has lifted my spirits so much. It makes me...
  11. Javed12


    Last journal entry... could do with an encouraging word or two....:cry::cry::cry:
  12. F

    Treating Depression With Omega-3: Encouraging Results

    For depression without anxiety. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/06/100621111238.htm