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Chatwee Update

Update - There's been some technical difficulties launching Chatwee onto our website so we will not be moving to Chatwee on Thursday.

As soon as we fix this issue, we'll announce another date for launching. We're really sorry for the delay in Chatwee, thanks so much for your patience.
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Post of The Month (September)

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

"Hey Shaunie,

​I care. I really relate to what you have been experiencing with the house falling apart, and things not getting fixed due to general shame of the state of the house and not knowing where to begin fixing things or who to contact (you don't want to come across rogue tradesmen). Not even having adequate heating and hot water. And clutter. Everywhere. It's horrible to live in such circumstances, I know. It's hard as well when you see everyone else living a 'normal' life and yet being unable to talk about your situation."
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Struggling with bad feelings and hurtful thoughts(may trigger)

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    Hi, this is weird bit I need some advice about how to stop bad thoughts and how to enjoy life in general because I'm fed up of feeling like I do. Thanks

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    I wish i knew.

    But i suppose theres sometimes not a way we can stop them. But could stop them from getting worse. When you're feeling low or think you're going to get hurtful thoughts -. Doing something you enjoy could help. To distract you. Or being around people so you don't act on your hurtful thoughts and think less about it. Or something relaxing and taking timr out from the stresses of life

    And just don't beat yourself up about it for having yhe thoughts. Because it worse enough feeling shit and having the thoights -let alone feel bad for feeling shit.

    You can't enjoy every second of life -unfortunately but just remember there will be bad days for everyone. But just take everyday as it comes. And being kind to yourself
    I dont expect anything - to just end up disappointed. But i do not have zero hope for the future cause that has only dragged me down & brung negativity. I will just not predict the future


    • #3
      Hey Butterfly,

      Welcome to the community! You're doing so well to reach out and talk about what you're going through, sometimes things can become too much and it's hard to know how to manage these feelings and enjoy life.

      Shaunie's given some really great tips, such as surrounding yourself with people to distract yourself from these thoughts and to not beat yourself up about these feelings. What can be great is to focus on these small steps you're making, like reaching out to the boards and opening up about how you're feeling. For some people, what can also really help is to take things in small steps and take some time each day to do more of what they enjoy. Is there something you really enjoy doing that you'd love to do more of?

      Keep posting here whenever you like, we're always here for you


      • #4
        There isn't anything that I enjoy anymore tbh 😔


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