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  1. H

    ''keeping my humanity''

    Have you ever heard or read someone talking about the time he felt depressed and mesuring his success by ''keeping their humanity''. Let me elaborate. By keeping their humanity, they meant keeping their calm with people. Not showing frustration, not showing oversensitivity with life, family and...
  2. cloudberry

    Keeping hens has helped me, anyone else tried it?

    I've always wanted to keep hens, but lived for decades in a flat in a city so couldnt. Then in 2015 I moved to a rented house in the countryside and the owners agreed I could keep up to 12 hens and we decided to get some ex-battery hens via the British Hen Welfare Trust. Right from the start...
  3. A

    Please can someone help me?

    I'm so sorry, it's me again. It's just I really need some help. I have problems keeping myself and my hubby safe.
  4. N

    Lozapam, (and having trouble keeping asleep at night.)

    Hi Folks, I do apologise, I phrased t he title for this post and thread, rather incorrect grammar. Owing to I have been having problems keeping asleep, overnight, over the past during the couple of months, January and February, and my brother's getting fed u p, likely to have an accident with...
  5. K

    Self Harm

    I try to ignore the urge to self-harm but it never goes away! What can I do to ignore the urges? I feel bad about self-harm and bad about keeping it secret from my family and friends! But I feel ashamed!
  6. P

    Keeping Friends

    I really suck at keeping friends. I do have a couple gal friends in RL but none that relate to me that well. I am single and trying to make new friends online but so far it is a bust. It is easier for me to make online guy friends than girls. We talk and laugh through chat and then, poof...
  7. E

    Has anybody had DBT or CBT for their BPD and did it help?

    What do they involve? Is it thing like keeping a gratitude journal for example? I've started doing that and keeping a mood diary with triggers etc. I have also been reading some spiritual books and looking up the 'law of attraction'. I'm still finding it so hard to keep positive. I think the...
  8. Lost_Darkness

    self harming when not distressed

    Does anyone else feel the urge to self harm when they are otherwise feeling fairly ok? I haven't had a bad day - not great, but I'm not distressed or numb which is when I usually self harm. I just keeping thinking about it and know I will end up doing it, but the reasons are now different...
  9. T

    How to get out of thus dark hole

    I am going through a really hard time at the moment, I have been out of work for 4 months now and I am finding it really hard to get a job, on top of all this i have a history of clinical depression and anxiety,I came of my medication a couple of months back because i had councelling and i was...
  10. C

    hi people

    Hi everyone. Sorry i've not been on for a while...no reason!! I'm back now...like a bad dream! Anyways, how's u all keeping??
  11. amathus

    6 Signs of Hidden Depression.

    1. They have unusual sleep, eating or drinking habits that differ from their normal ones. When a person seems to have changed the way they sleep or eat in significant ways, that’s often a sign that something is wrong. Sleep is the foundation of both good health and mental health. When a person...
  12. S


    There all plotting and planning ways to poision and kill me don't know what to do ive been keeping my eyes on them they don't know that I know what there all up too need to be really careful
  13. DavidJames

    Further Delusions theory

    In working with delusion we must first recall our core values, and those beliefs and traits that make us who we are. We need to affirm the value we placed on our identity and personal ethics and values before the voices started and consider the worth we place on these things today. Focussing on...
  14. coldwater00

    Really struggling :(

    Hi everyone :) I'm glad to be back on here to be honest for a bit, it's a good vent place :) and most of the people here are pretty awesome, you've helped me so much over the years. Basically lately have been really struggling :( In December last year something terrible happened to me that was...
  15. calypso

    Seen the pdoc

    Well I saw the pdoc, he was really nice. I am evidently very psychotic, severely depressed and unstable - his words. He has changed me from Quetiapine to Aripiprazole as an anti psychotic which doesn't sedate as much so I can still get out of the house if I need to. I see him again in 2...
  16. H

    An idea to keep me alive

    When in our right minds, we attach value to our lives. When ill it is harder to see the value. I have some money saved and am wondering whether to try to locate an agency worker who would come out daily and distract me and at the same time keeping me alive. I have nobody in the world so its...
  17. dodo777

    Staying in more

    Over the past 6 months I have been staying in more . Don't know if its the weather or my MH is getting worse. I have stopped smoking due to having a severe Asthma attack 4 weeks ago. I don't talk to anyone now for weeks at a time. I hide away in my own little bubble. Has anyone out there...
  18. C


    hi all! sorry i've not been on a while. busy detoxing myself! i'm on the disulfiram to keep me off the drink & so far so good..getting there slowly but surely people! how's everyone else? hope all my regulars keeping ok?
  19. A

    Given up on life

    Hi all. I am feeling very down and out lately. I feel like I don't have a reason to live anymore. To give some background, I was booked throughout my life. I always try to be a nice person but no one is ever nice to me. Everyone has exploited me, made fun of me and insulted me. I have always...
  20. R

    Am I alone?

    I wish I did not feel so alone with this strange way of dealing with stress and fear and sheer tiredness from just keeping going and trying to stay strong. It's ironic that something of this kind should feel like a comfort to me-showing me yes, that I am still alive, and here, yes I have the...