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  1. sunset547544

    Hello from Fuertaventura

    Here now avoiding family and Christmas weather in England, it's been ok lots of swimming, walking eating & drinking in moderation.
  2. C

    Covering up scars for swimming

    A while ago I had some trouble a with SF and am ok with most of my scars. However I have one that is very obviously done on purpose not an accident, so if someone Sees it while I was swimming I wouldn’t be able to defend my self. This is all perfectly fine except i still live with my parents and...
  3. F

    Socialisation deficit

    About a decade ago while attending the mental health day centre I did a swimming group which took place at the local swimming pool. I think it was for exercise and some interaction. I didn't interact. I spent the time seeing how many lengths I could do. The other people might as well have not...
  4. B


    hi am on citalopram for my anxiety will it calm it down been 5 weeks on 20mg doctor says need to stay on them for a year i do swimming and take multi vitamins and fish oil thanks
  5. 6

    Thought of suicide

    I was at a park today for a bike ride with my family. As a kid I thought I would die in a specific way one day. Anyway...this situation seemed to call my name, not in a hallucination way but in a there is the opportunity to just be gone. I haven't even been feeling depressed. I have been...
  6. T

    See my post

    Ok ife been having councelling for a year it makes me very somber I think that's the word solemn. How long do you guys think you should have councelling for Frankly Id rather go swimming. I want to be under the sea In an act opus ses garden in the...
  7. Aurochs

    hi hello i'm new ,

    Hello folks. You can call me Aurochs, or Lyra. I'm Aurochs because Uruz was too short. With regards to mental health, I've been diagnosed with Anxiety NOS (it used to be Generalized Anxiety Disorder but I changed psychiatrists and got a new one apparently), Derealization - Depersonalization...
  8. C

    Need help/support anyone?

    Hi, I'm a 25 year old male, suffered a severe anxiety disorder for over 5 years now, its affected every single area of my life. I can't go on living like this as I'm thoroughly miserable. I've tried all the treatment options available through my doctor, been on most medicines, tried talking...
  9. R

    A question about my 8 year old daughter...

    Hi there, this is my first time on this forum so would like to say hello first. Hello! Anyway, I have suffered from terrible anxiety and panic attacks since the age of 11, I'm now 34. Mainly health anxiety but thanks to reiki, I've been able to control it for the past year. Which is a huge...
  10. B

    Pushing Through

    Sometimes it is not always health or possible to keep pushing oneself and just ignore the depression and anxiety that is their. I do find it helps me to not let my mood or mental state dictate what I do. I find socialising and exercise essential for bringing more peace of mind. Walking, cycling...
  11. B

    Very low energy

    My energy levels are often low. It can be very frustrating too be low on energy most of the time. I find it helpful to keep pushing through otherwise I would just isolate myself. I am not on any medication and I have found exercise helpful in the past. I am walking a bit at the moment and I will...
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    Herefordshire Herefordshire Mind Recovery and Wellbeing Heffernan House HR4 9HN 01432 278569 [email protected] Services include: Residential Nursing Support Community Support Team Recovery & Wellbeing Community Outreach Safe Space Peer Support Carers in Mind Complementary...
  13. C

    North Somerset/Avon

    North Somerset FRIEND- Community Mental Health Resource Centre FRIEND (North Somerset) Ltd. 39 Oxford Street Weston-Super-Mare North Somerset BS23 1TN Tel: 01934 622292. Drop-in Weston-super-Mare Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12.00 to 16.00 Please contact W-s-M Centre Worker, Caroline...

    Looking for an effective work out.

    I want to spend next year at the gym. I think using the cycling machines will be most effective for me, and perhaps some swimming when it gets warmer. Running will not be on the menu because it is too hard with my weight. I want an effective but easy workout, so I won't get burned out, but...
  15. H

    Recently admitted I have an ED but refusing to recover

    Hi, I'm Hannah, early 20's and suffering with an ED. I don't know exactly how long for but I can tell you I'm really suffering at the moment. I have been honest with my husband and mum for the last 10 days about my ED. In the last month I have almost some weight and my weight is now classed as...
  16. Fuscia

    Need a bit of help the next four days

    I've got four empty long days to get through, to keep busy. I start to fret and panic over days where i won't see anyone and won't have anything to do. I'm hoping some of you will be able to help me out, suggest ways of keeping busy. I'm panicking about these four days until the weekend already...
  17. S

    Steve from Florida

    Hi folks, I'm Steve 64 years of age. I love swimming, board games and puzzles. I'm looking forward to get more information here and share my opinions to everyone.
  18. A

    Need advice - family and who to tell

    Hello, So I'm happy to say I've been free of SH that leaves marks for just over a week now :) However I still have marks from before then. Tomorrow I am going to see my family for a week, and it is visible on my arms and thighs down to my knees. My Mum wants to go swimming everyday, sometimes...
  19. F

    The nightmare of living with OCD

    The day the Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna died in a crash, I was stuck in the toilet of a Manchester swimming pool. The door was open, but my thoughts blocked the way out. It was May 1994. I was 22 and hungry. After swimming a few lengths of the pool, I had lifted myself from the water...
  20. S

    Urge to SH

    I feel so hopeless, to everyone around me I appear so much more stable than I was half a year ago, and I probably am, but the feeling that I don't belong here and that everything is just a waste of time and I'm a waste of space doesn't go. I've been hesitating to write this topic for days...