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  1. F

    The pain of being love starved

    It is my understanding that a lot of the anguish folks with psychological issues are forced to endure often comes from the place in their heart that their parents failed to continually fill with the unconditional love every child deserves and needs, so it remains a gnawing (black?) hole. This...
  2. Mountain violet

    CPTSD, depression/anxiety and dissociation.

    Hello everyone. This is my first post here. Hoping to connect with others who may have experience with CPTSD and the symptoms of. I’ve recently suffered lots of fresh trauma through an abusive relationship with a narcissist, which I am healing and recovering from daily. Feel like there is a...
  3. soulsearcher

    anyone tried reiki or any other energy healing for mental health?

    hey peeps so i was wondering has anyone tried reiki or any other energy healing for mental health illnesses?
  4. R

    Relax & Rejuvenate - Walking on Barefoot

    Try this now. Put your bare feet into the sand or into a stream or wet grass. Allow yourself the time to pause. Reflect on what is important to you. Breathe deeply and exhale. Feel the change in your energy. Walking outdoors recharges you, but you ask yourself why? Walking barefoot...
  5. S


    Why do some people with PTSD actively seek recovery (get therapy and meds, do research about PTSD, try new strategies for recovery, write about it, etc.) but others seem unable or resistant to make even small steps toward recovery? (I have PTSD and am in recovery. I'm working with some...
  6. EmptyIInside

    The BPD Music Thread

    I really enjoy music and often relate many lyrics and songs to my illness. These songs make me feel less alone and I find they can sing the words I can’t speak. Since my diagnosis in May I have found loads of songs I relate to BPD. I have a spotify playlist with 139 current followers, if you’d...
  7. S

    i need help with abusive ex

    Hello:) so I've been really struggling recently with a past abusive relationship. I met him when I was 15 and we were together for 3 years, which I know isn't that long, but it feels that way at such a young age. He was a really big part of my life but the whole situation was REALLY messed up...
  8. embleton

    Reiki spiritual healing techniques for the mind

    Reiki was developed in 1922 by Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui. It is an alternative form of medicine based on qi (chi). It is a universal life force that exists around us. Reiki uses techniques called hands-on-healing or palm healing to transfer and align higher levels of spiritual vibrating...
  9. C


    hello, i am not a well contained person, i do not have proper borders. Several times every day my mind is full of the thoughts of other people who are in states of extreme emotion. This used to cause me great upset but more recently i have been thinking that perhaps it is a service i am...
  10. D

    Self harm healing

    Hi everyone, I self harmed on Monday. Now though, I have these disgusting marks which are quite painful. The one on my leg has got a gauze on it which I'm changing daily but it looks as though it's oozing. I've been putting germolene on both the wounds but not sure what else I can do to speed...
  11. valleygirl


    I need to take a more active role in my healing, if not for myself, then for the children I work with. For a long time now I have not allowed myself to be in touch with my deepest self, because it is so terribly painful. I know that my deepest self yearns for connection with God, yet the...
  12. cpuusage


    i find this interesting & may interest others, for healing & spiritual practise - Mudra - Wikipedia http://www.naturalhealthyteam.com/hold-the-hand-position/
  13. cpuusage

    Understanding Spiritual Crisis, w Dr. David Lukoff

    Good Video concerning spiritual emergency / differential diagnosis, & explores the area of healing / transformation from some of what comes under the psychoses. Spiritual Competency Online CE resources for Psychologists, Nurses and Mental Health professionals. Understanding Spiritual Crisis...
  14. cpuusage

    Shamanic, Mysic, Visionary or Psychotic state?

    i can't get away from the first experience that i had that lead to being sectioned for 4 months on a locked ward. i think it was dealt with & responded to largely very inappropriately, & in a very damaging way. A lot i have seen, studied, researched & read seems to corroborate certain...
  15. D

    Crazy ex wife technically I married him before God it meant something to me

    Crazy ex wife technically I married him before God it meant something to me I'm having delusions my ex knows my thoughts I often daydream of him he was so good in bed I'd felt and thought all these stupid ass things. Don't think about him so why. I know it will be healing for me to go on FB...
  16. cpuusage

    Living with Schizophrenia: A Holistic Approach to Understanding

    Worth re-posting this info - John Watkins a very good author. He has written - Healing Schizophrenia: Using Medication Wisely Unshrinking Psychosis Hearing Voices: A Common Human Experience Living with Schizophrenia: A Holistic Approach to Understanding, Preventing and Recovering from...
  17. cpuusage

    Science Finally Proves Meridians Exist

    Science Finally Proves Meridians Exist “In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Biochemist and Nobel Prize Winner. "For centuries the ancient wisdom keepers and healers in several traditions had a keen...
  18. F

    Boosting serotonin naturally

    Hello there, this is my first ever post. I am 36 years old. When I was 20, I was diagnosed with OCD by a psychiatrist who prescribed SSRIs. All seemed to go well but after 4 months, the pills got me mania, one of their side effects. The psychiatrist started changing pills to bring down the...
  19. C

    about spiritual healing to cure real thought-broadcasting

    I've been suffering from real thought-broadcasting for a long time. My thougts and all five senses are transmitted to others for real, like uncontrollable telepathy. Since medications for schizophrenia haven't worked for me to cure it. I'm thinking about resorting to spiritual healing or Qigong...
  20. cpuusage

    The Healing Benefits of Spending Time Alone

    The Healing Benefits of Spending Time Alone | The Unbounded Spirit