• Hey there, welcome to Talk Mental Health – a cozy corner where we're all about mental health, wellness, and just being real. This is your spot to connect with a community that gets it, where we're all on this journey together. Whether you're navigating tough times or lending a listening ear, we've got your back. No judgment, just genuine support. Step in, take a deep breath, and let's make this a space where we lift each other up. Glad you're here!
  • While Talk Mental Health offers a platform for peer support and shared experiences, it is not a substitute for professional mental health assistance. If you find yourself in genuine danger or experiencing a mental health crisis, please reach out to qualified professionals. In the UK, you can contact emergency services by dialing 999. For non-emergency support, consider reaching out to organizations like Samaritans at 116 123. In the USA, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255). For support in Australia, contact Lifeline at 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue at 1300 22 4636. Your well-being is our priority, and seeking professional help is a crucial step towards your mental health journey.

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    Don't Ignore Social Anxiety As Mere Shyness

    Some people are extremely fearful of being judged scrutinized by others in social situations. At times, the fear can be so intense that it can wreak havoc on the lives of the sufferers. And the reason behind this could be social anxiety disorder (SAD), or social phobia, which is a common problem...
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    Where Did the Shy Girl Go? Overcoming Social Anxiety

    By Virginia Adams What purpose do synchronicities serve? Synchronicities are a clear sense that the universe is speaking to us. The more we step into our KNOWINGNESS the more we will notice synchronicities. We are in constant contact with the intelligence of the universe, we are co-creating...
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    10 Things Only People With Social Anxiety Can Understand

    Apprehension, fear, avoidance and pain. Do you relate to these words far too often? If the answer is yes then you might be grappling with social anxiety disorder (SAD). If you fear talking to strangers, remain negative and expect the worst out of your social interactions, worry too much about...
  4. Ozzy47

    What is social anxiety disorder or social phobia?

    Many people get nervous or self-conscious on occasion, like when giving a speech or interviewing for a new job. But social anxiety disorder, or social phobia, is more than just shyness or occasional nerves. Social anxiety disorder involves intense fear of certain social situations—especially...
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    Cell Phone and Cyberbullying Are Leading Causes of Mental Illness in Children

    "Looking back, some of the happiest moments of my childhood were spent with my arm in packets of breakfast cereal, rootling around for a free gift." - Craig Brown The renowned English critic and satirist has written about the unalloyed joys of childhood and how an unexpected freebie was more...
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    6 Easy-To-Follow Tips to Boost Mental Health

    Waking up early, meditating, exercising and replenishing one's platter with an assortment of healthy tidbits can do wonders for a person's physical health. However, in this fast-paced, technology-driven age, it is not enough to just take care of one's physical health to achieve overall...
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    5 Ways To Overcome Loneliness

    The current pandemic has created many unwanted consequences. One is the need to isolate, to be distant from friends, relatives and co-workers. As many businesses have shifted to a virtual workforce, most of us have lost the benefit of daily social connections. Sure Zoom and other vehicles can...
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    I have OCD

    I don't have it as bad as other people, as in it doesn't completely interfere with every aspect of my life. I hand wash excessively (without realizing I'm doing it) it's usually if I feel like my hands have been 'contaminated', which is a long list. I have checking OCD which means that I count...
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    Social Media and Mental Health

    This is an interesting article and is definitely worth a read. https://www.helpguide.org/articles/mental-health/social-media-and-mental-health.htm
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    getting things done

    For the longest I had trouble getting things done, I am an adult I need to do adult things, I have a job I must get sleep, I play games. I have future goals, I binge on social media. I need to meet people, I am in the house in the room to myself. Old habits die hard how can I kill these habits ...
  11. Catsmother

    Have You Ever Had a Panic Attack?

    Yes I have. I usually get them when I am in crowds of people so I tend to avoid busy places.
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