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self care

  1. M

    How important have beauty routines been for you when you're severely depressed?

    Mental health professionals and institutions emphasize the importance of self-care, but they fail to take into account the importance of beauty routines for many patients. Are there beauty routines and rituals that help ground you and give you some sense of normalcy? For me, applying lipstick...
  2. Urban Hermit

    Emotional mapping xx

    I've been reading about support for mental health issues, does anyone here doing emotional mapping xx Where you record your emotions, the highs and lows and the things that maybe have altered or influenced them ? As a way to track your triggers and to plan better self care ? Just wondering...

    Have you ever tried EFT?

    EFT is tapping solution to release our pain, stress, or mental issue. I find this technique from a book. Have you ever tried? Do you think it can work for you when you needed help the most but nobody is there for you?
  4. C

    New here and have anxiety relapse again

    Hello all, After constant anxiety relapses, I've been determined to try and get my life together. I realize I think too much and it's been a burden on me. Thankfully, my OCD is in remission and I only suffer from generalized anxiety disorder. I've come along way, but these reoccurring panic...
  5. F

    Helping yourself after self harming

    Hi all, I was so good for so long but last night I don't know what happened. I've got marks all up my arms, not too deep, but many. I was wondering what self care things I can do, both mentally and physically to help myself out. I'm currently a bit ashamed right now, I want to do better and...
  6. J

    Hello. I've been looking for something like this. Looking forward.

    I have battled depression and anxiety for more than 20 years. I am married with one daughter, 27, living on her own. We lost our son to cancer in May 2015. He was 27. I have tried many treatments, including a variety of medications, group therapy, individual therapy, TMS (twice), and most...
  7. V

    Maintaining Physical Health in Winter

    Hi All! :) Not sure where to post this, so please feel free to move to a more appropriate category. I am interested in exploring what measures fellow members take to keep physically healthy in Winter when the elements and lack of daylight makes it difficult to go out. I believe that there is...