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by SMcGregor
Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: I discovered a bit more about my binge eating
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

In order to feel good, the following seven factors must be present in our lives:

- good nutrition
- fresh air
- sunshine
- physical activity
- purposeful activity
- good relationships
- adequate and regular sleep
by SMcGregor
Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Family and Friends of People Living with Depression
Topic: I'm worried and confused...
Replies: 3
Views: 3488

Although many people are treated with anti depressant drugs, these medications do not cure the underlying hurt or sadness that is the true cause of the depression. Learn to overcome depression by understanding and practising: The conscious ability to relax and release stress any time, anywhere. The ...
by SMcGregor
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:26 am
Forum: Phobias
Topic: social anxiety
Replies: 7
Views: 8111

Emotional “baggage” can be a real curse. We can often let it hang around in our mind creating further negativity. We know that negative thoughts attract negative thoughts … and this can lead to fear and anxiety, lack of self confidence and self esteem, depression, illness, disease, and more. Learn P...
by SMcGregor
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Phobias
Topic: fear of eating
Replies: 4
Views: 5608

When you learn to respect and value yourself you can come to enjoy your own company and eventually others will too. Taking care with your diet and your physical health can also improve your self esteem.
by SMcGregor
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: Social anxiety
Replies: 5
Views: 2030

Many of us seek time alone to emotionally recharge, to reflect or to explore our creativity or hobby. When loneliness is experienced in a crowd of people, it can be even more isolating and make us feel disconnected in a frightening way. Loneliness may be felt as a result of a lack of love in our lif...
by SMcGregor
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Expressions
Topic: Crying
Replies: 5
Views: 1854

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind Learn about the power of subconscious mind and techniques to help you overcome life issues such as overcoming anxiety, depression, insomnia, stress, increasing se...
by SMcGregor
Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: Expressions
Topic: I hate my life
Replies: 5
Views: 1481

If our ability to sleep becomes disturbed, our health and emotional balance are affected resulting in physical fatigue, irritability and increased susceptibility to illness. Overcoming sleeplessness is dealt with by teaching and practising the following skills: The ability to consciously relax and t...
by SMcGregor
Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: Expressions
Topic: Does anyone know...
Replies: 8
Views: 1432

Fear is the negative effect of imagination and can occur spontaneously, and against our will. We can all experience different fears in many different ways, yet there is a common factor behind most of our fears – the way they are formed. Fears can be resolved. Three skills must be learnt to overcome ...
by SMcGregor
Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Can anybody help me please?
Replies: 13
Views: 2447

Express your feelings and talk about events, this can be done with friends. Look at the consequences of internalising or pushing down negative feelings. Become aware of your own self talk and when it’s negative, change it. Involve yourself in some voluntary work – thinking about helping others can t...
by SMcGregor
Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Looking for support/friend?
Replies: 6
Views: 1477

Pursue your interests and hobbies and join a social club or sports group, or other interest group such as bush-walking, bush-care, music, art, theatre, scrabble, Bridge. Keep in mind that all friendships are important and not just those of a romantic nature. As people initially share small things to...
by SMcGregor
Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: I just need someone to talk to
Replies: 3
Views: 1139

Involve yourself in some voluntary work – thinking about helping others can take the focus off self introversion and self obsessiveness and can help with self esteem. When you learn to respect and value yourself you can come to enjoy your own company and eventually others will too.
by SMcGregor
Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Body image
Replies: 4
Views: 1154

Taking care with your diet and your physical health can improve your self esteem. Learn about the power of subconscious mind and techniques to help you overcome life issues such as overcoming anxiety, depression, insomnia, stress, increasing self confidence (and many more aspects) using scientifical...
by SMcGregor
Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:52 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Growing up
Replies: 4
Views: 1064

Involve yourself in some voluntary work – thinking about helping others can take the focus off self introversion and self obsessiveness and can help with self esteem. When you learn to respect and value yourself you can come to enjoy your own company and eventually others will too.
by SMcGregor
Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: I'm having a hard day
Replies: 7
Views: 1274

It is extremely important to express your feelings and talk about events. This can be done with friends or with a counsellor. Look at the consequences of internalising or pushing down negative feelings. Pursue your interests and hobbies and join a social club or sports group, or other interest group...
by SMcGregor
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: I'm having a hard day
Replies: 7
Views: 1274

Frustration and anger can be additional causes of overeating. A good friend can be a great help just by asking them to give you feedback about your habits and behaviour. It may not be easy to recognise other reasons why we eat to excess or just “head for food automatically”, reasons such as escape f...

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