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    Anxiety or mania?

    For the past few days I've been feeling restless. Like my brain hasn't been turned off. I feel like jumping out of my skin. I just don't feel right. I don't know if it's hypomania or anxiety. Please someone help me identify what I'm feeling.
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    29 intrusive thoughts you're not the only one having

    I can identify with some of these. 29 Intrusive Thoughts You’re Not the Only One Having | The Mighty
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    What to do when you start hearing voices

    Keep motivated, never let them effect your attitude and keep both feet firmly planted in reality. First get ready they will be coming into your "room". Then begins what I call stalking. The voice follows you around the room trying to hone in on where your located. Then they find a way to get in...
  4. cpuusage

    What religion / system do you identify yourself with / as?

    i see us all primarily as human Beings, & i do feel that there is a lot to life, existence & who we really are - i do see the soul/spirit as being realities. i like aspects of many things, comparative religion/mythology, esoteric/mystic/Gnostic, Shamanic, Magickal traditions, Theosophical...
  5. cpuusage


    Fear & Anxiety has always been a significant part of my life, along with other difficulties. i can't exactly identify really why it's there, Not where it really comes from. A lot of things fit as explanations, But also a lot don't quite explain it all. i don't have any categorical answers to...
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    if you have traits of an eating disorder can they come back anytime?

    I was borderline an eating disorder when I was a preteen I then was on multiple meds that made me gain a huge amount of weight. I'm off those meds now 10 year's later and I feel like I'm slipping back into old eating habits. I've heard that even if someone had traits years ago, they don't go...
  7. Freezingmoon

    Experiencing stigma first hand

    Was out for lunch with my boyfriend's university friends today and one man who is training to be a doctor twice described people who had been signed off work with depression as "stupid women with their fake illnesses"!!! I was disgusted and so flustered that I couldn't speak. Now I'm kicking...

    Types of Anger

    Anger is a completely natural emotion that we all experience. Despite this fact however it can still be unpleasant and lead to irrational behaviour and impaired judgement, potentially resulting in emotional or physical pain. While some forms of anger are perfectly healthy and normal then...
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    i was sexually assaulted

    The thing is nasty people out there, can easily identify a vulnerable teenager. A paeddofile spotted me. For about 2 years, on a regular basis, he would appear in frint of me, exposing himself and masturbabting. He already knew,there was no onei could tell. In the end he physically acttacked me...
  10. amathus


    How Can I Reduce My Worrying? We’re going to show you how to reduce excessive worrying and how to worry more effectively. Identify Worry Thoughts Worry Thoughts can be recognized by at least one of these features: •You think too much about a problem, to the point that it interferes with...
  11. Jean_Black

    Does anyone else keep track of their moods/slumps?

    I have been keeping a journal since I started my treatment, and I went through my entries the other day, as I want to show the psychiatrist when I go for my follow-up appointment on Friday. Using the content of the entries I made a graph showing my ups and downs over the month, and what caused...
  12. Kerome

    How Higher Levels of Consciousness May Appear in our Lives

    How Higher Levels of Consciousness May Appear in our Life - Waking Times : Waking Times When we are asked what we find the most important thing in our life, the most of us would be able to answer the question. We would, naturally, come up with different answers, but that is not the point; the...
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    Changing an Abusive Relationship

    In my opinion, fear or shame are the keys to controlling us. When we change this control mechanism, voices can change. So here are some points that may help: 1. Identify the trigger. When a voice makes a remark, note your body language and that of other people. Note what kind of environment you...
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    Buckinghamshire The Oasis Partnership OASIS House George Street High Wycombe HP11 2RZ Tel 01494-898480 Unity House 98 Walton Street Aylesbury HP21 7QP Tel 01296-338008 [email protected] Oasis stands for ‘Open Access Social Inclusion Support’, which is exactly what we...
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    I feel like I have no personality

    Hi So I've only recently discovered BPD, about a month ago, I'd no idea about it before, and I started realising that a lot of my behaviours are characteristic of BPD. For eg, I get majorly upset and angry over the smallest of things, for eg a comment that was really not meant to harm at all...
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    West Yorkshire

    Bradford Positive Minds Positive Minds is a grassroots based action group within Bradford District. It is focused on ensuring older people with depression are treated fairly and equitably. It is also determined to influence policy and service provision. Positive Minds seeks to foster effective...
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    North West London

    Harrow The Bridge Christchurch Avenue Harrow Middlesex HA3 5BD Tel: 020 8427 8528 Email: [email protected] Monday to Friday 9.00 - 4.00 Hearing Voices Group runs every Thursday at 11.30 - 12.30 The Bridge Day Services provide a therapeutic programme that works in partnership with...
  18. dubblemonkey

    I continue to try to not cope with all my feelings

    ...I feel way too much and I overdo all my feelings...! I despise my over-active opinions and my terrifying deliberate emotional abundance of exactly that... ...I am a human disaster....I feel stupid .... there is so much to consider in this global world... I have considerations beyond what...
  19. cpuusage

    Regular severe anxiety/fear

    Have always suffered with a lot of severe anxiety, ever since a kid. Remember being around age 7 at school & getting going into a state of severe terror & panic - & running away - i was missing for the day. Had reoccurred my whole life. i don't know exactly where it comes from? It's very...
  20. cpuusage

    Study finds some schizophrenics do well without long-term antipsychotics

    Study finds some schizophrenics do well without long-term antipsychotics Study finds some schizophrenics do well without long-term antipsychotics - Chicago Tribune "This work that (Harrow's) done — it's important work," said Anthony F. Lehman, a psychiatry professor at the University of...