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by battle-angel
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Safe Room
Topic: I'm Falling Apart :(
Replies: 3
Views: 1944

Re: I'm Falling Apart :(

hey, everyday you keep fighting is a choice to live. I can only imagine what you are going through and I hope I can be a friend in this time of need. I think it's good to let it out and I know this is very difficult for you however I think being in this forum alone is a great step you are making. Is...
by battle-angel
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Advice or comments please
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Re: Advice or comments please

I am a 50 yr old guy who upon reflection can see i have suffered with social anxiety and drepression all of my life. I finally sought help 10 years ago and began anti depressants and CBT. My main question i would like answers and opinions on is as follows. After a few years of different antidepress...
by battle-angel
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Don’t know what to do
Replies: 3
Views: 500

Re: Don’t know what to do

Hi I’m new to this. Been having a really tough time lately trying to keep on top of my mental health. I’ve been in an on and off toxic relationship for years, he’s unkind to me, uses me, and really I think he’s emotionally abusive to me, but for some reason, although I know he’s horrid, I can’t gat...
by battle-angel
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: I'm Slipping Up Again...
Replies: 4
Views: 587

Re: I'm Slipping Up Again...

Hey everyone, It's been a while since I've been here. I'm starting to go down that spiral of darkness again and I just need some support because when I get into these messes it's almost impossible to pull me up and out again. I did it once... but I just feel the urges to self harm getting more diff...
by battle-angel
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Challenging negative thoughts
Replies: 10
Views: 2219

Re: Challenging negative thoughts

Hi there. I think for me this depends on how I'm doing at the time. If I'm generally OK and having some negative or self critical thoughts I can see them and see what's happening and let them go and tell myself something more supportive. If I'm not in such a great place it's very hard to do that an...
by battle-angel
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Information Exchange
Topic: The weather has been effecting my mood.
Replies: 2
Views: 1348

Re: The weather has been effecting my mood.

Hi sukhdhip, This is very common especially during cloudy / rainy spells in UK weather. I guess to help counter this is to ensure we spend time outdoors when it is indeed sunny and pleasant. Research has shown vitamin D helps reduce symptoms of depression for example. Have you tried engaging in acti...
by battle-angel
Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Safe Room
Topic: PTSD sexual assault
Replies: 6
Views: 2893

Re: PTSD sexual assault

Hi Penguin, it is very brave and noble of you be undertaking a line of profession nursing to help others, despite the challenge of going through what you did. Truly honorable. Could I kindly ask if you have reached out to mental health support services that the NHS provides to assist you? - battle a...
by battle-angel
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Challenging negative thoughts
Replies: 10
Views: 2219

Re: Challenging negative thoughts

Hi all, Have some tips on how to challenge negative thougthts.. There's something in the medical literature called 1) intrusive thoughts. To 'combat' intrusive thoughts, you really should not fight them, but learn to 'accept' them. One technique suggests to think/say aloud : ' I see you [thought], i...
by battle-angel
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: Safe Room
Topic: Me
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

Re: Me

Man you’ve had a tough time. I sympathise with you and don’t j is how you’ve coped. The drugs don’t help this situation I’m also one who masks my fears with alcohol and drugs. Anyone would see me as the happy man I appear when I’m smashed. But I’m certainly not and need to get smashed quick so I ca...
by battle-angel
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Safe Room
Topic: Me
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

Re: Me

Hi mate, you are very brave for sharing what you have been through. I understand that your experiences are beyond what one can say is difficult, however to be able to open up and perhaps even if small, letting things off your chest, seems like the right 1st step. I think you are doing great.. you sa...

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