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  1. E

    Hi i'm new !! a bit about me

    Hi I'm new to online forums and thought id give it a go!! I have been suffering with various mental illnesses for the past 5 years now as a result of genetics and environment. I like things like Reading Painting Chemistry Biology Art galleries Museums Cool movies If you would like to...
  2. amathus

    Managing Stress ~ Tips

    How many tips can we come up with which may help us manage stress.... Here's some for starters: 1 Meeting a friend for a drink. 2 Set aside 10 minutes a day to relax and collect my thoughts. 3.Watching late night TV debates that deal with the realities of the world. 4. 4.Listening to relaxing...
  3. C


    St Andrews Express Group St Andrew's Victory Memorial Hall St Mary's Place Contact Fay Shields on 01592 652975 or 07812830473 Monday 10.00am - 1.00pm A friendly group who like to sit and chat but also keen to try various activities ranging from pottery to model making and painting to cake...
  4. cpuusage

    Art as a Therapy for your Mind and Soul

    Fractal Enlightenment | Art as a Therapy for your Mind and Soul “The task of therapy is not to eliminate suffering but to give a voice to it, to find a form in which it can be expressed. Expression is itself transformation; this is the message that art brings. The therapist then would be an...
  5. RainbowHeartz

    addictive personality????

    Is there such a thing?? If so then perhaps I have this.... I go through phases of addictiveness A few of many examples Certain websites video games Painting And then one day I stop and move on to something else..... Anyone else like this??
  6. calypso

    New approach for healing for me

    My therapist has come up with a new approach for me to try, and its strangely working. Its early days, so I am not jumping into a "Wow, I'm cured" - which is a bad habit of mine. I tend to not only run before I can walk, but jump hurdles and do a marathon before I can walk. I am so imptient...
  7. J

    feeling low and mental health team really not helping

    I last seen what a thought was my care ordinatior a few weeks ago and since then been avoiding her calls as I was getting fed up with her keep going on about going to different groups e.g reading group, painting group. This is because at the min im nott working. I keep myself busy as I have...
  8. P

    Need help!

    Right havn't SI'd, i was going to; im having trouble with Uni work and was going to SI but got back from library to my room and saw a notice for roomchecks tomorrow. I havnt Si in 3 weeks but 4 weeks ago I...uh...may have did some finger painting with blood on the wall and well its still there...
  9. Pixie37

    Woo hoo i get the keys for my new flat today!

    :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: I'm going to pick up my keys at 3pm :woohoo: so i am going to busy painting, packing, getting carpets in the next few days. I am soooooooo happy :dance:
  10. little_miss_crazy

    Another Painting from Bobshocker......

    just uploading this for bobshocker, its brighter than the one the other day xxx
  11. piglet

    If it isn't one thing it's another :( (BPD)

    I am feeling so all over the place at the moment and feel like I haven't had a break. First I saw that stupid psychiatrist who basically told me that I was wrong in thinking that I had been suffering from depression all these years and that I am emotionally unstable. Then having my GP clarify...
  12. T

    Painting and panicking

    Painting the bathroom and starting to have a panick attack. ffs. anytime recently that i do anything physical my body seems to react with a panick attack. so im covered in paint, and my arms have no strength in them to keep going. baaa. how annoying lol:unsure:
  13. ms_P

    Creative Outlets

    I can only speak for myself, but I feel that if it weren't for my drawing, painting, sculpting, etc...I'd be in an institution for life or worse. I'm working on a painting right now. It's such a wonderful way to express what "isn't allowed with words". Does anyone else have a creative outlet...