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Christmas Quiz Wed 7-8pm

On Wednesday 13th December from 7-8pm we'll be hosting a Christmas Quiz live in The Mix chat room with loads of great prizes

More info about the quiz and the prizes up for grabs here.

We're looking for people to write and host rounds. If you're interested, make sure to send us a PM or comment on the thread linked above.
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Post of The Month

Esme17 is our Post of The Month winner voted by the community for the following post:

"Hey. Hope you are doing okay?

I completely understand what you mean about feeling low mainly at night. like you said, It is probably because you have nothing else you need to be doing then and so have more time to think. Is there anything you could do that makes you feel slightly happier during this time (watch a film, read etc..)?

Do you know what is making you feel this way? I know you mentioned losing your nan which must have been really hard for you and Iím very sorry to hear that!

Iím not too sure what would be best for you to do in the situation but i would say it would be best to speak to someone like your gp because they could tell you for sure if it does need looking into more and even if it didnít, it would put your mind at rest a bit? I know how hard it can be seeing someone though so just make sure you do what feels right for you.

Remember you can also always come to the board to get support and to chats as well.

Let us know how things go? Iím sorry if this didnít help at all, I think I rambled a bit but I tried...

Esme x"
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Support Circles on Sundays

We're going to be running support circles once a month on a Sunday! At the moment they run on Tuesdays, but for one of those Tuesdays, each month they will be running on a Sunday instead.

This next Sunday support circle will be on the 17th of December. If you'd like to come along, feel free to sign-up closer to the time (when we post the thread for it).
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Leaving the Mix!!

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  • Leaving the Mix!!

    Hey everybody!! As some of you may know, I was new to The Mix back in September because I was doing my internship here as I was studying abroad in the UK! Unfortunately, I'll be heading home in the next couple of weeks back for America! I can't believe how much I learned in the past three months, and I'm so happy I got to speak to a bunch of you guys on the boards and in support chats! I'm going to miss it here so much, and I am so thankful that I had the experience to be apart of this awesome organization! Thank you to everyone for being so friendly and inviting here on the boards/in chats and I wish you all the best of luck!

    Thank you again!!!

    -Vidhya



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    Taking care of yourself takes care of more than just yourself.

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      HAHAHHAHA

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        Hey vidhya

        I knew this time was coming and i wondered which day it was but i was to much of chicken to ask when it was.
        You will be missed, you have been a really really lovely, i have learnt so much from you for example your way of supporting as well all have are own different style.

        You are so lovely and i really enjoyed chat alongside you.

        Remember where you have come from but also where you have been.

        You have probably heard this song to much from Aife (She has a lot to blame for ) but here it is again. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo1VInw-SKc

        Have a save journey back.

        Speak soon

        Abi

        P.s I am seriously not good with goodbyes.

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          I will sadly miss you, @vidhya but we have to go home to where our hearts are, where family and dear friends await.

          Thank you for all you have done for me.

          Take care on your journey home and keep safe.

          All the best,
          Julie
          The greatest female power is empathy to create relationships on a personal level. It's better for a woman to come across as more nurturing, more warm, and that is going to lend more success to her than for a man doing the same thing.

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            Abigail That is so sweet!! Thank you!! It was always a pleasure speaking with you in support chats, and I wish you the best of luck in the future!

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              Princesa Thank you so much!! It was great getting to speak to you, all the best for the future!!

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                Thank you, and you, too!
                The greatest female power is empathy to create relationships on a personal level. It's better for a woman to come across as more nurturing, more warm, and that is going to lend more success to her than for a man doing the same thing.

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                  vidhya Sorry to hear your leaving

                  Hope you have a safe journey and have fun back home! Thanks for the support you have given me in chats

                  Take care, Esme x
                  Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations

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                    Aww sorry to see you go Vidhya! but glad you enjoyed your time here,

                    have a safe journey back to the states and I hope the future serves you well

                    thanks so much for helping around the boards these past three months

                    Good luck in your future endeavours!


                    Happy galloping!
                    "Weave me a rope that will pull me through these impossible times"
                    ~ Tim Finn



                    - LAINE

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                      Hey vidhya ,

                      My gosh, that was a quick 3 months! You will be missed here (both boards and chat)! I wanted to thank you for helping us all out here!

                      Take care and safe journey home to your (AMAZING) home country!!

                      Best of luck for your future,

                      Eleanor
                      Last edited by independent_; 06-12-2017, 06:06 PM.
                      "Truely independent person who doesn't do quotes, just dates".. (29.04.17)

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                        Aw, no. Youll be missed

                        I wish you all the best!! Thank you so much for all you much apperciated support.
                        So nice to read you enjoyed it

                        Take care💜
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                          Noooo you was amazing! - i wish you all the best for the future, im sure you will go far in whatever you wish to pursue.
                          Just someone changing to who they really are. Jessica, now Jacob, been a big step but im sure it will be an exciting journey.

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