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by lol76
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Finding like-minded people
Replies: 8
Views: 7369

Re: Finding like-minded people

Thank you :D
by lol76
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Finding like-minded people
Replies: 8
Views: 7369

Re: Finding like-minded people

I very much agree with you. Too much emphasis on ' living the dream' and looking the part these days. I struggle all the time and think I dont fit in or not good enough but like you Im working with a nice therapist and trying hard. I wish there was more honesty in the world but sadly we all seem to ...
by lol76
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: How to fix your skateboard trucks
Replies: 7
Views: 7953

Re: A tough time at the moment

Hi...I think setting simple goals has helped me...like try and achieve a few things in the week like walking, tidying a cupboard, crafting, cooking a nice tea etc... Ive also 'tried' to allow myself to have lazy times if Ive needed them. Finally, connecting as much as possible, even just checking in...
by lol76
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Really really frightened
Replies: 3
Views: 3764

Re: Really really frightened

Hi, it is very scary when your mental health can deteriorate so quickly, I totally get it....but its also reassuring how quickly it can pick up aswell. I hit the floor big time over Xmas but Im amazed how canny Ive picked up. Im not under any illusion to think Im 'better' but I just wanted to give a...
by lol76
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Finding like-minded people
Replies: 8
Views: 7369

Re: Finding like-minded people

Oh yes! My self esteem can hit the floor, confidence can hit the floor, ability to cope can hit the floor. Wish I could give you a straight forward answer but think its a combination of things which Im still trying to find aswell. Best advice given to me was self compassion and kindness, reaching ou...
by lol76
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: lonely
Replies: 2
Views: 2276

Re: lonely

Me too...please be reassured you are not alone in how you feel.
by lol76
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Lockdown getting too hard
Replies: 1
Views: 2119

Re: Lockdown getting too hard

Hi there, I dont have children but going by what my friends are saying you are certainly not alone. They too are having up and down times with their kids. In fact some days they have admitted to sacking off the work and doing something different. Uou sound like your experiences are totally normal. M...
by lol76
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Hello from GA.
Replies: 2
Views: 3300

Re: Hello from GA.

Hi there...I understand...I too find it so so hard at times. I try to help myself in similar ways you have described. I too am taking Venlafaxine and wish I wasnt. You sound as though you are trying your very best and that is all you can do. Hopefully better times are closer than we think. Ur not al...
by lol76
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Xmas disappointment
Replies: 16
Views: 14315

Re: Xmas disappointment

Hi Padmabell, thanks for your message. Im doing okay. I had a rough time over the Christmas holiday although Xmas day itself turned out much better than I expected so Im grateful for that. Im glad to hear you had a lovely day too. You seem.as though you have a lot on your plate at the moment...Im al...
by lol76
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Thought I would give this forum a go
Replies: 9
Views: 7925

Re: Thought I would give this forum a go

Hi both, please feel free to share. I too sometimes think Im going mad too. I hope you find some comfort and feel able to be yourselves here. X

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