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by sunnytortoise
Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Am I Just a Mom?
Replies: 4
Views: 1791

Re: Am I Just a Mom?

I am using a speech to text mechanism excuse any errors. I am not a parent myself, but I have heard that parenting can be very isolating for stay-at-home parents. There are several things in your post that stuck out to me. One is that you need more sleep. I read somewhere that the computer screen ca...
by sunnytortoise
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Your Story
Topic: Sitting in the shower
Replies: 1
Views: 2100

Re: Sitting in the shower

Perhaps you could try sitting in the shower for shorter periods of time even if it's just a couple tenths of a second. Maybe it might help to do the same thing when you're lying on your bed. Eventually those tens of seconds will add up to seconds, which in turn will add up to minutes. just take it i...
by sunnytortoise
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Phobias
Topic: Atelophobia
Replies: 4
Views: 3471

Re: Atelophobia

Hello I don't suffer from your phobia, but I have been and continue to be an extreme perfectionist. One of my teachers told me this anecdote; for example, if you keep saying I suck, try adding the word sometimes to the end of the sentence. So then the mantra becomes: I suck some times. Might help, I...
by sunnytortoise
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Your Story
Topic: College grad, high-functioning PTSD/Major Depressive, Still feel out of control
Replies: 2
Views: 1632

Re: College grad, high-functioning PTSD/Major Depressive, Still feel out of control

Thinking about your situation on a practical level: does the area where live have good public transit? can you take the bus, or the train, or the subway to interview? Or is there someone that could drive you to interviews? I am also college graduate who I guess could be considered a high functioning...
by sunnytortoise
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Your Story
Topic: Posted in introductions by mistake; depressed spiritually empty
Replies: 1
Views: 1119

Posted in introductions by mistake; depressed spiritually empty

I have suffered with depression and anxiety since 2003. I am currently on meds and attending a support group for those with mental illness and experiment with mindfulness, but even so, I still get bouts of crying. I am typing this using a speech to text program so please excuse any run-on sentences ...
by sunnytortoise
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Hello from the USA lonely depressed and spiritually empty
Replies: 0
Views: 1069

Hello from the USA lonely depressed and spiritually empty

I have suffered with depression and anxiety since 2003. I am currently on meds and attending a support group for those with mental illness and experiment with mindfulness, but even so, I still get bouts of crying. I am typing this using a speech to text program so please excuse any run-on sentences ...

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