the impossible connection
by Elaine Fair |
Above, shades of bright amber, To ignite the soul
Below, navy swirling with magenta, turning skin to ice
Passion, brewing in her gut, wishing to burst out
fear, freezing her mind, grinding thoughts to a halt
Pain, felt from stagnation, felt from numbness
joy, gained from dedication, earned from sacrifice
life, a coin of good and bad, landing how it pleases
life, a mix of love and hate, in an impossible connection
Nasea and anxiety
by dbar_23 |
I have pretty bad anxiety and depression. I've noticed for a few years I get terrible nasea spells can anyone relate to this? And any tips you have for helping the nasea please let me know I'm desperate at this point as it is ruining me an individual. I'm emetophobic which means I have a fear of throwing up so having that issue on top of dealing with this symptom from anxiety is making me just go crazy. It's making me not go out with friends and spend much needed time with family. ...
Relationships and anxiety
by dbar_23 |
I feel its so hard to be in a relationship and have anxiety and depression. I either constantly feel to anxious to deal with my partner or I feel like she isnt understanding me and it makes me angry. Angry at the world in fact. Which is sad that just because she cant understand what im going through i get mad. Weve been together a year and a half and I think my anxiety is starting to put a barrier on my relationship. Anxiety does some pretty terrible things to me, it makes me feel like im not ...
Post-traumatic Stress in Reality
by Lacresha Reid White |
Most nights were restless….
I would toss and turn, thinking about the things that happened in my life. I would check the clock to see how much more time I had to sleep. Instead, I found myself staring at the ceiling with tears rolling down my face. Asking myself, “Why can’t I have a normal life? Why did I agree to being adopted and moving to another state? Living each day of my life, blaming myself for all the misjudgments and bad decisions.
My very ...
Support for those who suffer from depression and those who would like to learn more about it.
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Having loving, supportive relationships is important in life. They increase our enjoyment of life and help us feel connected. Relationships can also help reduce stress and improve our physical and mental health. Having good, positive relationships is especially helpful when we have a bad day, week, month or even year. They can prove to be a life line in difficult times. Needless to say, relationships are a great source of comfort, support and reasons to feel good about ourselves, regardless of what is going on. Use this discussion group and its resources to learn more about making and keeping friends, dating and establishing healthy, intimate relationships.
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Support group for those diagnosed with bipolar disorder. An easy place to chat and discuss the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, engage with other members to combat the feeling of isolation, and a place to laugh about the situations we've put ourselves in. Friends and family members of those diagnosed with bipolar disorder (or manic-depressive/bipolar affective disorder) are also welcome.