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    help needed esa

    good evening everyone newbie here looking for some information at present i have been getting esa for 11 years now, and i am placed in the support group and i receive pip.also..i am thinking of getting married to my fiance who works full time , at present i live with my father who is disabled...
  2. T

    Hi all...

    Hi all.. Just a quick message to say that I hope you all have a good day. Keep smiling, it's all we can do at the present moment, but we're all here to help each other. We won't give up.....are you with me? Tim x
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    I am managed to get out of it

    Hi all, I thought to join this forum quick to share my success at escaping anxiety and depression that I had for the past 9 months. I had horrid GAD almost a year ago now. It was horrendous. I would wake up in the night, 2am to 3am, every night with this horrid anxiety. The butterflies in my...
  4. S

    Wow, paranoia is still there

    My paranoia is still present. But lately it's been moving to different people.
  5. C

    Help me change the way I think

    I'm looking to get some help changing my way of thinking. There are several issues going on. First, I don't take criticism well. I take it very personally, and rather than try to apply the feedback, I usually choose to wallow in the sadness of feeling inadequate instead. Very much tied into this...
  6. C

    Hi! I present myself... weight and gender problem

    Hello! I'm Lucy and I come from Argentina. I was looking for a mental health forum in Spanish on Google, but there is a lot of Catholic trash to be more specific. I am 22 years old and I am running away from some things. There are more than two or three reasons for my anxiety and depression. It...
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    Coping with people.

    Had to turn down invite to a barbecue from my stepdaughter as there would be a dozen or so people there . It would be too much for me to cope with. A lot of it is being self conscious as to how I'm going to present to other people.
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    Contamination ocd

    Hi everyone, I have come on here as I really need help. I hare suffered with ocd for about 8 years now. But it has got so much worse over the last year. I have a complete fear of germs and it really is ruining my life. I wash my hands a ridiculous amount of times a day, I don't do half the...
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    Just got told I don't seem sick

    Hi I'm new here. I just got told by someone in the mental health field that because I don't talk to my voices and that I don't look around like I'm looking at people that I don't present as having schizoaffective disorder. What do you think about that?
  10. B

    Relationship anxiety

    I feel like I may have developed a social anxiety disorder of some kind that stems from a lot of really unlucky, life-altering situations that have left me feeling insecure. I used to have a tremendous amount of confidence and self-esteem, which only fuels the anxiety that I'm currently...
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    dla to pip transfer

    got the letter sat my dla is stopping on 7 dec and i've got to make a dla claim, you have to phone saying you want to did they took the gps details and the support worker who i was asssessed for last thur, they seemed to expect a specialist as well When i told the women the diagbosis...
  12. cpuusage

    Trauma Awareness & the Spiritual Bypass

    Trauma Awareness & the Spiritual Bypass - Dr. Gabor Mate #110 — Daniel Vitalis "The greatest damage done by neglect, trauma or emotional loss is not the immediate pain they inflict but the long-term distortions they induce in the way a developing child will continue to interpret the world and...
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    Can BPD be present without "Risky Behaviour"?

    Hi all. The title pretty much asks what I want to ask, but i'll give you some background... I have not had a diagnoses, have my CMHT assessment in August, but i'm just curious. I'm a 23 year old female. I have a son who is 3, and my husband of 4 years left me a few weeks ago (let's not go...
  14. Kerome

    Buddhist teachers: past and present

    To go alongside the Buddhism basics threads, I thought I would do a little series of posts all in one thread about different Buddhist teachers from the past and the present, to give people some pointers about where to look for teachings and how Buddhism evolved. Buddhist history is rich and...
  15. Kerome

    Joseph Goldstein on What is Mindfulness

    This is a nice talk worth watching. The lecture starts at 20:50 after a guided meditation and lasts about 40 minutes, followed by a Q&A session. In summary he says that: - Mindfulness is living in the present, but it is more than that. - Mindfulness is developing the observing power of the...
  16. R

    Had to quit my job

    Hi everyone, this is my first time posting on this site. I have been struggling with anxiety/panic attacks for about 5-6 months now. It has gotten so bad that I decided to quit my job because I was always leaving work early or calling in sick after experiencing chest and arm pain, shortness of...
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    BP2 or NOS and talk therapy?

    I am on meds 300mg and 300 wellbutrin. I think they are starting to help. I have more up days than down and when i am down it doesn't last for a whole day. My counselor sucks. But now that the meds seem to be helping will talk therapy even benefit me? I have an appointment booked Tuesday with a...
  18. Nikita

    Not Dwelling on things,focusing on the here and now.

    It occurred to me just now that I make bad things that happen much worst by dwelling on them and ruminating about them in my head and then just worrying myself to death and getting anxious all the time.This has an extremely damaging effect on my mental health. What is needed is to just let go...
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    Breathing through

    BREATHING THROUGH Basic to most spiritual traditions, as well as to the systems view of the world, is the recognition that we are not separate, isolated entities, but integral and organic parts of the vast web of life. As such, we are like neurons in a neural net, through which flow currents of...
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    Past Life Regression – What It Is & How It Might Work For You

    past-life-regression-might-work Past Life Regression by Keala Noel As a hypnotherapist at Aloha Healing Women for twenty four years there have been many occasions when it has been helpful for a person to review a past life to help them heal their present life. You may not “believe” in past...