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I'm glad you have decided to do something about it before Monday, the safer the better.

Hope so and I hope that it has a positive effect for/on you.

KS
 
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depression is a hard thing to deal with and just the thought of being stuck in this perpetual thinking can cause stress, this will affect every bone and muscle in the body because of the tension. a good way to releive tension is to be able to relax. i believe yoga and relaxation methods really help. also if they do any holistic massage therapy at your gym then it might be a good idea to go for that also, it is aimed to help alround mind body and soul.

what are you doing at Uni?

thinking of you
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I'm studying Human Resource Management - which is largely a Business Degree. I do enjoy it but get frustrated because it is so slow - others take 2 hours to grasp a concept i have down in 20mins...and i feel i want to do more...go further...but because of the class I can't. Makes it hard to WANT to go to lectures.
 
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Yes - some sort of relaxation can be good - I sometimes do a simple breathing meditation which can help when I'm getting wound up by things.

River, just to let you know that I'm using sleep as my main coping mechanism too, don't know why but I can just sleep as much as I like at the moment - just as well I guess.

Take care, xx, :hug:
 
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Hi river
yes I would find that immensly frustrating and feel that would be holding me back, in fact I felt that at uni in some of my classes, but I was able to use it to assist others in understanding things better, also I had a word with my tutor and suggested that sometimes I would find it better to go and do some personal research instead. thing is with uni it is not like school and you are allowed to leave lessons and do your own research as well.
One thing my tutor did explain is that they have to do a certain of hours teaching and even though a subject maybe dealt with in half the time they have to be seen to fil the hour, if that makes sense, So I would either help the others or go to the resource centre.
have words with someone at Uni, they are supposed to give yoiu as much help and encouragement (obviously without doing the work for you) as they can.
best wishes
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Yes, helping others is a good way round. I spend alot of my time helping people already, as its an international business school lots of the pupils have a hard time understanding things, so I explain them.

Been signed off of my part time job for another 2 weeks - thats 9 weeks altogether. No sign of getting better so far. Going to try and go swimming tomorrow and stretch out a bit.

I need to learn how to manage my time better - no idea how i will get all my work done.

Hope everyone else here is ok - sorry to be rambling on about me.
 
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rhi river
yes you can get a lot of satisfaction with that, and also I would assume, it will help you understand others in the capacity you will have to deal with in HR, so you are getting two things out of it eh,.
I took ages working out a good time management regime when at uni, but it came in the end, in the end, I started on an assignment straight away, but gave myself an hour a day, that way it became routine, i did not fry myslef with hours of research etc, they say after a certain amount of time nothing goes in anyway, and then I had plenty of time going over things, to do extra research and also know when to stop.
you dont need to ever apologies for saying how you feel. Hope you enjoy your swim
best of luck and take care
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Hey river,

How it going today - did you go swimming? Hope you are feeling a little more relaxed. I went swimming this morning, was freezing
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didnt go swimming...didnt leave the house all weekend.

psych increased my dose today and i have to go back in 2 months. but i will be dead by then.
 
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Sorry you are feeling that way - are you still on your own? Can you get an appointment tomorrow to talk to someone, is there anyone ther with you now?
KS
 
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he came back at 2, but went out at 4 and isnt back...now 10pm.

Im already on a waiting list for psychological treatment...but its been months and who knows if it will do any good anyway.
 
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Hey River,

Go to the G.P and talk to them - make an appointment tomorrow. The pyschology appointments when they come should help. Don;t you have a local mental health team that you could contact?

I have just started treatment and it isn;t easy to get better is it - I don;t think anyone would say it is and obviously you have been here before - just take it an hour at a time - you know can you do something nice to relax now - listen to some chill out music - talk to me or anyone else - vent on here?

If I could lift you out of the situation I would
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i dont get any support other than the psychiatrist and gp. I wish i did. I have huge problems with relationships so i dont have any personal support
 
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Does talking help?
What about talking on here - I have huge trust issues too - but I find it not so bad to talk on here when I am not feeling paranoid that is!
What about writing some things down - just to get whatever you are feeling out.
Why don;t you try to revisit your GP I think that would be a good thing to do and they will be able to support you more - let them know you need help now.

Please stay safe
KS
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I'm just feeling so helpless at the moment...i have been begging for help for 9 years now and i have just got sicker and sicker to the point now i cant work or be alone or look after myself.

in the last 6 months i have finally found a doctor to help me...

but i dont know if i can hold on long enough to get better
 
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