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    RSxo

    Feeling alone :(

    Hi Cagney, While more people are becoming tolerant of mental health issues, there are still several that are not so accepting of it. Most people with mental health issues have lost friends because of the stigma attached to it, but don't let that stop you from sharing your experience. The only way for us to reduce this stigma is to talk about it openly - cutting off communication means that intolerant people stay ignorant of the information available. I know it's hard when people you care about won't accept the reality of what you experience, but we have to get up back on our feet and keep going, with or without them. That way, you know the people who accept you for who you are will stay by your side, while those who get left behind let a sensitive issue get in the way of your friendship. It's not your fault that this happens by any means, and don't feel like you have to tell anyone - whoever you feel comfortable sharing it with! Much love <3
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    Dice

    Pushing ourself...

    So I have been quite unwell for a bit as my med's were not getting delivered so my head was all over the place and just a big mess I was, But finally getting back to a better ground with the med's and my head, And no more big melt downs haha... But in between that I have pushed myself, I always wear a hoodie when going out no matter what weather so yes in the boiling sun I wore it, But one day it was hot and I thought no come on Dices just go out in the T-shirt and I did like that is a huge thing for me and done it a few times now... Yesterday I did too and yes I was very uncomfortable for reasons and then get shouted out by kids but I shouted back as why should I allow some kids to shout abuse and just keep quiet anymore???... Plus I pushed myself to take my niece to a place I've never been was going to be on my own but in the end, The sister and her step-son joined us only because it was raining so we wasn't going to go but it stopped so we went there after it stopped and then it started it again, And yes I was only in my bloody t-shirt >_<... Then we have pushed ourself today and asked if its okay to go and over and visit someone and her babies by myself, Not something I ever do no matter what I only go with the sister to see her friends... She has said I am welcome anytime but it's the fear I have about going on my own and what am I going to talk about and all those things, Like I know I say things I should not say, I say weird things and things what I do not make sense, That is why I am always safer with the sister as she does most of the talking and I just play with the kids hahahahaha, See I even talk too much too at times... I think it's enough talking/writing and pushing ourself right now, One step at a time and if one falls flat on our face then so be it but I've tried to push myself out there a tiny bit...
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    Thank you Bluemoon, Means a lot you saying that too... It's nice to still have some of the long term members like you both to still show support when this place is so dead these days, I think that's a reason why I can never fully go as I still want to know how some members are doing, Sorry I'm going off on one here hahah...
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    I agree huge steps xxxxx
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    RSxo

    Feeling alone :(

    Hi Cagney, I can't imagine how difficult it must be to live with someone who denies that you're struggling with something very real. Hopefully, he is atleast reserved about this, and is able to support you emotionally. Much love <3
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    No worries - we're all here to support each other! I wish you a speedy recovery! <3
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    I get that, So many people take the smallest things they can do for granted... They do not have to worry about thoughts racing through their mind... My anxiety was out in full force yesterday before I went to visit the friend, My mum was even telling me to cancel it but no I knew I had to do it or I would not try again and you know what it was really nice seeing them all... * Hugs * ...
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    Hi Cagney! Using an activity or sport as an outlet is a great way to destress. However, heavily relying on one activity in such a way says to me that you're becoming desperate. Sport can used as an escape from the pain of reality, just as a drug or alcohol is used. In the same way that problems occur when one becomes dependent on a drug or alcohol, becoming dependent on a single outlet can cause unrealistic expectations. The other way of thinking about it is that your problems are spilling over to the sport. While you used sport as a way to escape the problem, the symptoms are now spilling over to that escape, which is what is causing you such frustration. The fact that you have suicidal tendencies if not performing well is a clear indicator of the two in conjunction. Overreliance on sport and the spilling over of symptoms into that activity have corrupted your safe haven in your eyes, which makes you believe that there is nothing left. The best way to solve this is to tackle the problem head on. Rather than continue to desperately escape it, resolve it by seeking an appointment with a GP, getting the professional therapy and medication you need, and solve the problem at the root. While doing this, don't stop that sport - it will be a vital part of recovery, and will serve as an outlet in the future. Much love <3
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    wow dice!! so proud for you they might seem like small things to some people but they are huge steps for you really really well done x
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    walker

    Schema Therapy

    I know of it and have read about it but it is not largely available I do know that someone who used to be a regular on here underwent several years of schema and it really helped him sorry I cannot be of more help