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Finding Myself

Geniue
Community Member

Hi Everyone I haven't  been on for a while but I felt an urge to come and and make a post.  So here goes.  I have had personal experience with Anxiety and PTSD and Depression.  So I wanted to get my expression of my thoughts out there in the hope it  can change other people's lives for the better.  I felt very lost for a really long time I also felt that I couldn't really turn to anyone because I felt they truly wouldn't understand me.  I relied on the professionals and my  incredibly faith that I have.  When you are going through such intense pain suffering and struggles you do not know how you can overcome it.  But just know when you feel like you have it rock bottom and feel like you can't get any lower than the only way is up from there.  I know this because I've been there.  In those moments when you feel so incredibly alone that all you have left is your faith which I've always had faith I just got lost along the way for quite a while.  But when I was in solitude I prayed with everything in me that my life was going to get better and that's what I literally hung on to was Faith and Hope and I do believe in miracles because im a living testament to this.  It's my hope through my personal journey thus far that it will give other people the hope and courage to hang on and know it can and does get better.  It hasn't come easy for me at all and I've worked bloody hard to turn my life around.  And I know if gusts will and determination and the will to fight anything is literally possible.  All the very best please takecare of yourselves and know you are incredibly deserving and worthy of all the love and happiness in this world.  Thankyou Hope

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Croix
Community Champion
Community Champion

Dear Genuie~

You sound in a much better place than two years ago and I'm very glad for you. All too often the  Forum has people who are in distress or seeking understanding or assistance. It is most encouraging to hear of someone who has been able in time to to cope with PTSD, depression and anxiety

 

While not everyone reading here may share your faith -which has been of great benefit to you - a lot of common ground can be found in that you sought assistance outside yourself. Far too many are very reluctant to do so - I was one of them and kept it a secret to myself - and that only prolonged matters and can make them more difficult to treat.

 

Thank you for you encouragement

 

Croix

 

Hi Croix 

Thankyou for your acknowledgement to my post.  Hope you find true peace in your life.  You are deserving of that.  Please takecare of yourself.  Your the Important one here.

Dear Geniue~

I'd have to argue:). We are both human beings, we have both faced dark times and we are all of equal importance. It took me a long time to realize that about myself, until then I'd firmly believed others were more.

 

Croix

Hi Croix thank you for your reply im sorry I totally agree with you we are of all equal importance.  What I meant to get across was you need to takecare of yourself first before you can help anyone else.  I hope this resonates with you take it easy Croix 

Dear Geniue~

Yes I get waht you mean, when I do the same I tell people to think of the sign about the seat of an aircraft

"Put oxygen mask on self before helping others"

 

🙂

 

Croix

Kimmys23
Community Member

Thank you for this message. It hit me hard and made me realize a lot of things. Whenever I am in a difficult situation, I always think that life will not always be like this. I always hope that things will be better—maybe not now, but soon. 

Priya953
Community Member

Hi there! It's great to see you back and share your thoughts. I can sense the strength and resilience in your words. It's not easy to go through anxiety, PTSD, and depression, but you've shown remarkable courage. Your journey can inspire others who may be going through similar challenges. Sometimes, we feel alone in our struggles, but having faith and hope can make a significant difference. You're a living testament to the power of determination and the possibility of positive change. If anyone is looking for resources to help them on their journey, I recommend checking out this article on Your Mental Health Pal, which provides anxiety self-help books. It offers valuable insights and techniques to manage anxiety and improve mental health. Remember, you deserve love and happiness. Take care of yourself, and keep spreading hope. Thank you for sharing your story.