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Topic: Struggling

4 posts, 0 answered
  1. Georgia04
    Georgia04 avatar
    1 posts
    11 June 2020

    Hi I am a new member looking for support because I am really struggling at the moment. I feel heavy all the time and I'm getting really tired of being tired. I can't find anything to make me happy and it always feels like I'm watching myself through a movie screen. How are you coping with your depressive moods because I'm running out of ideas. Every single day is a complete battle with myself to be happy and fun around my peers and friends but I am getting so tired. I'm young and I just want to start living my life. I feel like I'm walking up a hill and every time I think I'm at the top, there's more to climb. Please share your experiences.

    Thanks for reading, Ruby :)

  2. Sophie_M
    Sophie_M avatar
    3678 posts
    11 June 2020 in reply to Georgia04

    Hi Ruby,

    Welcome to the forums, we are so glad that you've taken a big step in sharing your thoughts and feelings here with our wonderful community. We're so sorry to hear that you're struggling at the moment, but please know that you've come to safe, non-judgemental space to talk things through and our community is here to offer as much support, advice and conversation as you need.  

    If you feel it may be helpful, you are always welcome to get in touch with Kids Help Line. They are a confidential and anonymous, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged 25 and under. We’d also welcome you to reach out to our Support Service, which is available 24/7 by phone on 1300 22 4636 or on Webchat 3pm-12am AEST on our website: www.beyondblue.org.au/getsupport.  

    We hope that you keep checking back in and let us know how you are going when you feel up to it. We're all here for you.

  3. brave_heart7
    brave_heart7 avatar
    8 posts
    13 June 2020 in reply to Georgia04

    Hi Ruby,

    Thank you for sharing your experiences, that takes a lot of courage. I'm sorry to hear you're struggling at the moment. Have you been able to open up to anyone close to you about how you're feeling? I really struggled opening up to my close friends when I was going through a low point myself, but when I did it actually lifted a weight off. It helped me feel more supported and when I was hanging out with those friends, I didn't have to use energy pretending to be happy which just lifted a bit of that pressure.

    Sending good vibes :)

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  4. josh1245
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    173 posts
    13 June 2020 in reply to Georgia04
    hey ruby I would firstly like to welcome you to this wonderful online community and would like to applaud you for your incredible strength and bravery in asking for help and support its something that you should be very proud of . I'm really sorry that you are currently going through such a hard time at the moment but everyone in the beyondblue community is here to support you. I would recommend you go your gp and talk bout what you are currently going through and them refer you to a qualified professional.
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