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Post of The Month (August)

Meggles is our Post of The Month winner voted by the community for the following post:

"my recent post and a comment from another user has made me realise that self care is so important.

I wanted to start a thread in the Health and Wellbeing section of the boards about self care.

Self care is provided by you, for you

I know a lot of us are struggling at the moment with different aspects of our own lives, and sometimes we get so lost in these we forget to take time for ourselves. This tread is, a Reminder to you to take time out for yourself during the difficult times.

down in the comments I would really love for people to share ideas and tips about self- care. to remind ourselves and others in the community.

My way of self care when i recognise ( or someone recognises i have neglected myself) is:

Take a walk and admire whats around me ( take as long as needed)
treat myself to a bath with a bathbomb and bubbles ( bubbles are important)
make a hot drink and just sit down with a film.

Please feel free to share your ideas!

The Mix have a guide to self-care which you can find here."
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Post of the Month - June

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  • Post of the Month - June

    Hey everyone,

    Congratulations to horsemad who was May's post of the month winner! Her post is featured as an announcement on the homepage of the boards.

    It's time to vote on June's post of the month! Here's this month's nominations:

    This poem by Lostsense in the thread The poem spot
    Originally posted by Lostsense
    Do not ask me to remember.

    Do not ask me to remember.
    Do not try to make me understand.
    Let me rest and know you're with me.
    Kiss my cheek and hold my hand.
    I'm confused beyond your concept.
    I am sad and sick and lost.
    All that I know is that I need you to be with me at all cost.
    Do not lose your patience with me.
    Do not scold or curse my cry.
    I cant help the way I am acting.
    Cant be different though I try.
    Just remember that I need you.
    That the best of me is gone.
    Please dont fail to stand beside me,
    Love me till my life is done.

    Skive's poem in the thread The poem spot
    Originally posted by Skive
    Lucy met a train,
    a train met Lucy
    The Train was juicy,
    the juice was Lucy.

    Jellyelephant's reply in TW: Triggered, relapsing and not recovering
    Originally posted by Jellyelephant
    Hey notagain

    Just wanted to drop by and say I hope you are okay. Remember a relapse doesn't mean the end of recovery. Pick yourself up, dust yourself off and keep fighting lovely girl <3

    liamjoseph's reply in the thread I'm confused

    Originally posted by Liamjoseph
    Hi Greg,

    The most important thing to remember is this is a completely normal way to feel and you're not alone.

    I'd definitely recommend you going with what you feel and being proud of these feelings, after all they define you as a unique and individual person. When you are surrounded by people that may seem to be more confident in how they feel, it can be hard - but there may be things that they are themselves struggling with understanding, after all, it sometimes takes time to really understand and know what these feelings are.

    In all honesty, you don't need to tell anyone yet, neither do you need to be 100% sure; there will always be people who will support you as you go on this journey through life. You're 14 and as you get older, there may be more things that you see/recognise and as you meet more people which will allow you to form a stronger belief in how you understand yourself. There are older people than you who are unsure and it's all about trusting yourself - and being proud and happy. There's always people to speak to and once you look back on this in a few years, you'll be proud of yourself and how you've acted.

    Keep talking to different types of people as their experiences can really help you, theres honestly nothing to be scared of!

    Best Wishes,

    Liam x

    Shaunie 's reply in the thread hello
    Originally posted by Shaunie
    Hey Jason Welcome

    I get where you are coming from. I sometimes feel the same so you're not alone with how you are feeling.

    Hope we can help you feel and be, less alone.

    Take care

    Remember to keep a look out for posts to nominate. You can nominate a post by reporting it and putting POTM as the reason.

    - Aife


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  • #2
    Aw I was nominated, I can't believe that! It really made me smile


    • #3
      "Truely independent person who doesn't do quotes, just dates".. (29.04.17)


      • #4
        Congratulations Jellyelephant you are June's post of the month winner


        • #5
          Congrats Jelly!
          "Truely independent person who doesn't do quotes, just dates".. (29.04.17)


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