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  1. qwerty1234

    I bait people into getting mad at me

    I was scolded a lot by my father and put down a lot by my mother and it is some sort of self harm, anxiety pattern. Then at least I know what is going on.
  2. F

    Adolescent depression male mood swings

    Dear reader, My son is a young man and still only 16. He had a fast developed in growth and became for one year ago a teen in an adult body. All that with pimples, beard growth and deep voice. He is very nice and loving boy, quite reasonable, does not smoke, drink, take drugs etc. but of cause...
  3. S

    Telepathic/Empathetic Paresthesia

    Nearly a decade ago my wife suffered a miscarriage and was prescribed a now black-boxed antibiotic. She developed peripheral nephropathy, but recovered steadily and gradually. Lastly she had only small light stinging-type sensations called paresthesia. The weird thing, is that I have them too...
  4. L

    Do I have something wrong with me

    Sometimes, I will copy a pattern and if I mess up I have to go back and do it again and “fill in” the part I missed. Or I’ll walk on a tile space and then repeat it because it’s in a pattern and mess up and have to keep going to “erase” where I messed up. I’ll say ‘one more time and then end’...
  5. Drooo

    The Importance of Sleep: helping your body to help you.

    I want to make this post as a way to relay information regarding sleep as I know many of us have problems in this area and feel this may be useful. So, if you have any problems with sleep, read on. Some light biology. Humans are designed to be active in the day and asleep at night (duh!). Our...
  6. cpuusage

    Healing Our Collective Trauma

    Healing Our Collective Trauma Behind the crisis of our time hides the core crisis of human relationships "Behind the atrocious massacres, which have been happening around the world, hides a collective soul pattern, which seems to be consistent on all continents. It is a pattern of fear. In the...
  7. Poopy Doll

    Foundation Patterns

    It seems like foundation patterns appeal to the personality but can be over ridden by the higher self, so that when a family member triggers me by being verbally abusive, it is possible to resist the temptation to re-enact my part in the pattern and suffer therefrom. If anyone would like to talk...
  8. M

    Can't get out of this place

    I'm not sure where to begin as my story seems like a circle. A chicken before the egg situation for sure. I am 28 and live in a house with 3 others. One (let's call him x) moved in recently and I developed feelings which I got the impression were reciprocated. Turns out they weren't. I had a...
  9. F

    Maximus ‘has falsified results of fitness for work tests’, says MP

    Labour MP Louise Haigh attacked the track record, ethics and even criminal behaviour of Maximus in delivering public contracts in the US, during a debate on the work capability assessment (WCA). But she also highlighted what she described as a “disconcerting pattern of behaviour” by Maximus in...
  10. Kerome

    Hearing voices and trauma...

    So I have a question. Do you all who hear voices consider yourself traumatised by it? I find that if I'm having a bad time a week in succession can wear me down, reduce my resiliency, traumatise me to a series of subjects... It's like my ability to cope slowly erodes, until I recharge with a...
  11. B

    I cant sleep and dont know why

    My diet hasnt changed all that much but for the last month or so my sleep has been terrible. Im averaging 4.5 hours a night. Thing is, I've done everything I can think of to change that. I exercise more, I reduced my caffiene intake, I reduced my food portions in the evening, I turned off all...
  12. pepecat

    10 things passive people say.

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201511/10-things-passive-people-say?utm_source=FacebookPost&utm_medium=FBPost&utm_campaign=FBPost How passive you are depends on your personality, your perceptions of the world and your place in it, your feelings of empowerment and...
  13. S

    How I can be a better friend in life

    Today I lost a good friend of mine and it hurts I did a lot of things that's messed up to her and I wanna change going further in life I lied to her about little things and big things I don't listen to what she tells me and I lash out when she tells me about myself I have a major problem with...
  14. H

    Second Class Citizen Desperate for Family Approval; the Panic of Not Being Loved

    Second Class Citizen Desperate for Family Approval; the Panic of Not Being Loved On line I read someone's blog, I think her name was Theresa. She called it the Panic of Not Being Loved. That really describes it well, this regression that occurs when our family or others insist on being cruel...
  15. F

    How F##### Am I,

    Hi, this is my first time using this kind of platform but instead of saying something like "please be gentle " I would much rather a please be brutally honest. I would really appreciate feedback. Ok, here goes...... I'm a 30 year old guy and I have 2 dons aged 10 and 8, about 3 years ago I...
  16. B

    Work and Mental Health

    Since having a paranoid psychosis for 2 years in my early 20's, my ability to sustain work has been very painful and I have had breakdowns because of not being able to cope with work. The best way I can explain my condition is that I have no rubber coating on the wires in my brain and i become...
  17. C

    West Sussex

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  18. Gajolene

    ‘Gluten Brain': Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex

    'Gluten Brain': Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex | Wake Up World As far back as 1954, reports of the full or partial resolution of schizophrenia following a gluten free diet began to surface in the medical literature. We covered this remarkable pattern of associations in a previous...
  19. cpuusage

    Learned behavior (in the family) matters for mental health

    Learned behavior (in the family) matters for mental health We pass on our dysfunction to our children. We got our dysfunction from our parents. We’re all in this together. We, now, can choose to break the chain as we become conscious and change our own behavior. We need not blame ourselves for...
  20. C

    failing yet again (lost count)

    I will NEVER beat self harm or the rest.thats my conclusion. Been harming since I was 13 so 11 years now. On and off has always been the pattern. My "problems" are what seems an endless list. But its me. Lost in this scary world left to deal with the demons silently :-(