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Forum: Arrivals and Departures August 12th 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By Celyn
Re: After a year, and I am back

Welcome back, Leah! :)

I had wondered where you had been and hoped you had been okay. It's good that you've updated us on your life- that you've had both good and bad times, and hopefully things...
Forum: Education and Careers August 12th 2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Celyn
Re: I might be blacklisted

I'm so glad you got out of your previous work situation!

Although, it's really unfair that you have to deal with potentially being blacklisted. I definitely agree with trying to explain the...
Forum: Food and Recipes August 12th 2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By Celyn
Re: Fruit

I don't think I have tried much fruit that I don't like. I love apples, oranges, tangerines, plums, pears, peaches, nectarines, grapes, bananas, pineapple, kiwis, strawberries, raspberries, and...
Forum: Food and Recipes August 12th 2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,541
Posted By Celyn
Re: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

I can see why judging by that definition a hot dog could be classed as a sandwich. But in my mind, it's still a hotdog :P

That said, I have had sausage sandwiches, which is essentially a cooked...
Forum: Food and Recipes August 12th 2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By Celyn
Re: Favourite childhood snack

I actually miss the desserts we would have in primary school- the pink wafer biscuit things and another biscuit that was swirled and had chocolate on one side. I can't find them anywhere though :(
...
Forum: Hairstyling August 12th 2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 251
Posted By Celyn
Re: Your hair :)

Pony tail, due to the heat (I normally have it loose).
Forum: Pets August 12th 2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Celyn
Re: Post a photo of your pet!

I love seeing photos of people's pets- so cute! :wub:
Forum: Pets August 12th 2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Celyn
Re: Laser therapy for Sasha.

This is great news! Really glad Sasha didn't need the third surgery after all and hopefully the laser therapy will work for her :)
Forum: Pets August 12th 2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Triggering (Grieving): My rabbit
Views: 322
Posted By Celyn
Re: My rabbit

Sorry to hear about your rabbit. But I agree with Dez- it can be difficult to spot illness in small mammals until they show more obvious signs of illness. So I disagree that your rabbit would still...
Forum: Pets August 12th 2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Celyn
Re: Second opinion.

I agree- it's not rude to go to a different vet to ask for a second opinion. Surgery is a big thing to think about, not just in terms of cost, but also for recovery as well. It makes sense that you...
Forum: Pets August 12th 2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Celyn
Re: My heart is breaking.

Hope the surgery went well! Poor Sasha!
Forum: Good Days! August 12th 2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11,540
Views: 320,270
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm happy today because...

(Yesterday) We had a barbecue!
Forum: Self Expression August 12th 2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Celyn
Re: poem

I like the different names for kids here! And yes, they can definitely be hard work at times! Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Self Expression August 12th 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By Celyn
Re: "Memories"

I'm actually surprised to hear that you struggle with imagery as I felt that you did a really good job here! I love the descriptions and especially at the end the contrast between the past life on...
Forum: Self Expression August 12th 2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Celyn
Re: If only

I agree with the above: I love the descriptions you put in this, it really made me feel relaxed too! I look forward to reading more if your work, if you'd like to share more with us that is! :)
Forum: Self Expression August 12th 2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Celyn
Re: Do you ever?

This was very relatable and thought provoking too. Thank you for sharing :hug:
Forum: Self Expression August 12th 2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By Celyn
Re: our little secret

This was really good, especially the numbers and then losing count. Thank you for sharing. Hope you are doing okay :hug:
Forum: Self Expression August 12th 2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Celyn
Re: Who Am I?

This was a really thought provoking poem on identity. Thank you for sharing! :)
Forum: Adulting August 12th 2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Hey
Views: 75
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hey

Just to add onto the above, we also have our new LINKUp mentoring (which can be accessed through the HelpLINK form, just be sure to check the box for mentoring and your preferred communication...
Forum: Adulting August 12th 2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Celyn
Re: Making friends as an adult?

Thank you for choosing to create this thread- it's very thought provoking!

Not sure I can talk much about making friends as an adult (I've made some acquaintances at volunteering and sometimes...
Forum: Announcements July 14th 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Celyn
Re: Happy TeenHelp Day!

Congratulations Kayla, Rika, Sarah and Sue! Very well deserved!

Also, a bit late but, Happy 24th Birthday TeenHelp! :)
Forum: Death, Grieving and Coping With Loss July 14th 2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Triggering (Grieving): Upset.
Views: 422
Posted By Celyn
Re: Upset.

I'm really sorry to hear about your uncle. It sounds really traumatic and I'm sorry that you found out that your uncle had died like that.

Please don't feel bad. You were probably in shock when...
Forum: Pets May 31st 2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Celyn
Re: New puppy

Finn has definitely grown since I saw him last! He looks like he is happy and healthy! Glad to hear that he is house broken now as well. Puppy training classes sound like a good idea and it also...
Forum: Goals and Ambitions May 22nd 2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 27,849
Posted By Celyn
Re: What have you accomplished today?

(Yesterday) Didn't cave in to peer pressure and said 'no' :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures May 11th 2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Celyn
Re: Leaving

Really sad you're leaving, though I understand your decision. It's good to know that you can still take away something positive from this- TeenHelp helped you when you needed it the most and you have...
Forum: Current Events and Debates May 11th 2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By Celyn
Re: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.

They are both as bad as each other (and this is coming from someone who loves Depp!) I understand both of them have troubled backgrounds, and really, I think it was just a bad match between them, and...
Forum: LGBTQ+, Sexuality and Gender Identity May 11th 2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,711
Posted By Celyn
Re: How can we improve TeenHelp for ours trans community?

I'm not trans so can't really speak on this subject.

I'd like to think I'm fairly understanding....at the very least I don't believe I would treat a trans person any differently than how I treat...
Forum: Loneliness May 10th 2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Celyn
Re: Ways to stay connected.

I prefer one to one messaging over group chats. Some of my friends are busy/don't use social media much so I find that for me, there isn't much I can do apart from message them and then wait for a...
Forum: Education and Careers May 4th 2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By Celyn
Re: What was your favorite grade level in school?

Jealous you had a class pet, Dez! I don't think class pets are a big thing over here. Though in primary school, we had goldfish in the receptionists office. Also, lovely to hear how you saw your...
Forum: Mental Health May 4th 2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,831
Posted By Celyn
Re: Non-profit service dog resources(weight for dog)

I'm just wondering why you feel you need a small dog? Would you be okay with a medium sized dog? I ask because many service dogs tend to be labradors, golden retrievers, standard poodles or mixes of...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures May 4th 2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Celyn
Re: It's time

Sorry to see you leave, Eli. I will miss seeing your informative posts as well as your posts in the self-expression forum (you definitely have a way with words!)

I'm glad that TeenHelp helped you...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures May 4th 2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hi again!

Lovely to have you back, Ceilidh!

I remember seeing you around but don't think we've talked much. Nice to see another Welshie too :p
Forum: Arrivals and Departures May 4th 2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello! Arriving after so many years

Welcome back! It's lovely to see old members return! :)

It's also touching that you want to help teenagers like how you were helped. If you stick around, you might want to consider joining our...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures May 4th 2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
hey
Views: 946
Posted By Celyn
Re: hey

Welcome to TeenHelp, Ryan! :)
Forum: General May 4th 2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,333
Posted By Celyn
Re: Motivation.

The thought of having an ever growing to-do list and seemingly finding there's not enough hours in the day!
Forum: General May 4th 2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,213
Posted By Celyn
Re: How did you find TeenHelp?

Internet search. Literally typed in 'teen help' wondering if there was any help for teenagers (I was a heartbroken teen at the time :p )
Forum: General Health May 4th 2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,828
Posted By Celyn
Re: How much sleep?

It can take me a while to get to sleep or I sometimes wake up througout the night. I probably get between 6-7 hours a night sleep. Sometimes more, sometimes less. I really think I should be aiming...
Forum: Why Me? May 4th 2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,392
Posted By Celyn
Re: My parents could’ve helped me years ago.

I've not been in your situation before but have gone through something slightly similar, although different. I'm not sure if my way of thinking will help you at all but just wanted to share my...
Forum: Fashion and Style May 4th 2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,669
Posted By Celyn
Re: Do you match your socks?

I always match my socks. I keep them in their pairs. So for me, it would actually be more mental effort to un-match my socks :p
Forum: Goals and Ambitions May 4th 2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By Celyn
Re: How would you define success?

For most of my life, success just meant passing exams and doing well. Yeah, I (mostly) did that, but that's all I did.

For me, I think success is more about achieving what I actually want to do....
Forum: Self Expression May 4th 2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By Celyn
Re: Who Shushed You?

This was well written and I loved the last stanza! Very moving! :hug:
Forum: Home Life, Raising Kids and Managing Money May 4th 2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Celyn
Re: Home improvement, or DIY projects!

I've mostly done just rearranging furniture. My current project is trying to organise my tiny wardrobe. I'd love to build some shelves/units inside it but that's too advanced for me so I might just...
Forum: Current Events and Debates May 4th 2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,834
Posted By Celyn
Re: Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

I'm not from the US, but have been shocked to hear the news about what could happen if this goes through. Not only is it removing the choice to have an abortion but banning such things will only...
Forum: LGBTQ+, Sexuality and Gender Identity April 30th 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,606
Posted By Celyn
Re: Why do a lot of women go through a “lesbian phase”

This is a really heavy topic with many different factors to consider.

Firstly, you have to understand the impact of trauma on a person’s life. Some people may feel traumatised to the point of not...
Forum: Education and Careers April 25th 2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By Celyn
Re: Work is about to go one of two ways

I don't blame you for checking the jobs daily, when the general manager has told you before that she makes the decisions so she doesn't have to tell you anything. She may well make the decisions but...
Forum: Current Events and Debates April 22nd 2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,461
Posted By Celyn
Re: Earth Day - 22 April 2022

I'm not doing anything specifically for Earth Day but I have recycled some easter egg boxes today :)
Forum: Education and Careers April 21st 2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By Celyn
Re: Work is about to go one of two ways

Wow, that's awful that they reposted the job (which they passed over you before) and didn't even tell you that the job was going again. Then again, you probably aren't surprised that they did that.
...
Forum: Pets April 19th 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Celyn
Re: New puppy

Finn is SO cute! :wub:

It's probably best to leave Finn alone only for a short amount of time at first then gradually increasing that to a few hours. Some people use the technique known as 'crate...
Forum: Good Days! April 7th 2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11,540
Views: 320,270
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm happy today because...

I officially graduated today! :)
Forum: Pets April 1st 2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,953
Posted By Celyn
Re: Seaweed for dogs?

That's a tricky problem!

I don't have a dog so I can't give you any personal advice but it does seem like dogs can eat a small amount of (preferably shop bought) seaweed, which is helpful for...
Forum: Games and Things March 31st 2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,727
Posted By Celyn
Re: What are you thinking about right now?

I can't believe it's been five years already since a life changing event. Time has flown by so quickly, it's scary.
Forum: Pets March 31st 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Celyn
Re: Scared.

It was natural of you to be worried about Sasha, even to the point of not being able to concentrate on other things in your life. I'm glad to hear that Sasha is out of surgery, and I hope that she...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello, Looking for friends

Welcome to TeenHelp! Love your username by the name :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Hi
Views: 912
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hi

Welcome back! Hope you find all that you are looking for here :hug:
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hi, I'm new

Hey there and welcome to TeenHelp! Hope you've managed to figure out how to post here. When you manage to find your way around, it gets easier, so stick around! :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello! I’m back!

Welcome back, Delwen! 4 years went flying by but it's good to have you back!

Half pink and half purple hair sounds amazing :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By Celyn
Re: hello, my name is lou

Welcome to TeenHelp, Lou! It's great that you want to get involved and help others but remember we are always here for you too :hug:
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello Im Jeremy

Welcome to TeenHelp, Jeremy! Glad to hear you feel that we are a nice community- I'm sure you'll settle in here :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By Celyn
Re: Just want to say hello to you guys again

It's lovely to read your update, Jess (I remember you!).

It's good to know that the TeenHelp community has helped you through the difficult times in your life. I think we all say and do things we...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Celyn
Re: newcomer

Welcome to TeenHelp, Drew! Nice to see how you want to get involved and help others and don't forget we area always here for you too :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello, amazing people! 💖

Welcome to TeenHelp, Shaunie! Also, you're the first person I've met that has a birthday on Christmas day! See you around :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm back!

Welcome back, Michaela! I've missed seeing you around :hug:
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hi I just got here

Welcome to TeenHelp, Cindy! Hanging out at the mall sounds like a lot of fun :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 21st 2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By Celyn
Re: I am new:)

Welcome Jessica!

It's more than okay to be a little shy. We are a friendly bunch and I'm sure you'll feel comfortable to open up here :)
Forum: Neurodiversity March 21st 2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,044
Posted By Celyn
Re: Advice for Neurotypical Partners

I'm not in a relationship and don't have a diagnosis (though I think I might be autistic). I think that if I were in a relationship, or even a friendship, with a neurotypical person, I would want...
Forum: Food and Recipes March 21st 2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,900
Posted By Celyn
Re: What's your favorite ice cream flavor?

I've been really enjoying white chocolate magnums (might not be a magnum but a cheaper version but similar style). I also really like chocolate orange soft scoop ice cream...basically, anything...
Forum: Lifestyle and Hobbies March 21st 2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,608
Posted By Celyn
Re: Writing letters

I used to write letters. But I don't anymore since social media makes it easier to keep in touch. I miss writing letters though...it feels more personal than a message. And it is unique since not...
Forum: Good Days! March 21st 2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,044
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Celyn
Re: How Are You?

This was so good and relatable too. I like how you compared what people see on the outside to what is actually felt on the inside. Thanks for sharing :hug:
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,601
Posted By Celyn
Re: (TW) Disgusting

I love this part:



I'm sure you are anything but disgusting or useless though <3
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By Celyn
Re: chronic CAN'T

This really caught my attention and surprised me when I first loaded up the page! But I really liked the larger font and bright 'danger' type colours, as well as the repeated 'I can't'. Very powerful!
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Triggering (Suicide): When I die
Views: 1,536
Posted By Celyn
Re: When I die

I've missed seeing your writing and am glad to have see this piece. I love the second stanza with trying to hold everything in and also locking all the gates- very moving!
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,795
Posted By Celyn
Re: Reason

You are a very flexible writer in that, though this is a different style to what you normally write, it's still very good! I loved the rhyming scheme and can really relate to this poem with trying to...
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Celyn
Re: rainy days

Not dumb at all! I really enjoyed reading this, especially the rhyming between 'happy' and 'sappy'. Although it's also not sappy at all to talk about your feelings :)
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,607
Posted By Celyn
Re: (SELF HARM TW) The Spider 2

This was very well written and descriptive. You are really good with metaphors too :)
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Triggering: Alone
Views: 1,093
Posted By Celyn
Re: Alone

I really like the second and third lines. Thanks for sharing but I hope you know that you aren't alone here :hug:
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,666
Posted By Celyn
Re: So Close, Yet So Far

This is far from boring! I could really relate to this...it's so easy and wonderful to imagine all the things you'd like to do but horribly annoying when you can't just bring yourself to do them....
Forum: Self Expression March 21st 2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Triggering (Suicide): Trapped
Views: 1,044
Posted By Celyn
Re: Trapped

I really liked this and feel like I could relate a little, especially the 'can't be me'. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Home Life, Raising Kids and Managing Money March 21st 2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,448
Posted By Celyn
Re: To kid or not to kid... That is the question

I'm sad this didn't get any replies. I wanted to comment but don't really have anything to say, other than, I'm in a similar, although different, boat.

I remember thinking about having kids, and...
Forum: Adult Survivors March 21st 2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By Celyn
Re: I’m back

Welcome back!

I remember you and I remember how you have struggled with eating. I'm sorry to hear that you have relapsed, but it's good to know that you have been diagnosed (and I assume receiving...
Forum: Good Days! March 15th 2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By Celyn
Re: Got in!!

Congratulations! So glad to hear you got into your top choice of school! Best of luck :D
Forum: Death, Grieving and Coping With Loss March 14th 2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Triggering (Grieving): My heart hurts.
Views: 2,959
Posted By Celyn
Re: My heart hurts.

I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your dance teacher. It sounds like he really made an effort to make lessons fun and had a big impact on you as a person, even though you were shy at the...
Forum: Death, Grieving and Coping With Loss March 14th 2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,756
Posted By Celyn
Re: (tw pet death) Dog is dying

It's okay to not feel ready. Even when you know and try to mentally or emotionally prepare for death, I don't think you can ever feel 100% ready.

I've never had a pet but I have suffered other...
Forum: Education and Careers March 14th 2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,312
Posted By Celyn
Re: Did you color code your school folders?

I didn't really colour code books in school, but I remember when I was younger in school, and we were encouraged to put self adhesive film on the books, so mine were different colours but that's all....
Forum: Technology, Gamers and Gadgets March 14th 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By Celyn
Re: What games are currently playing and do you enjoy them?

I've mostly been playing The Sims and animal crossing. I'm currently building a vet clinic in the Sims :)
Forum: Work, Studying and Learning March 14th 2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By Celyn
Re: Learning languages

I speak only English. I learnt some Welsh and French in school, and some Dutch when I was younger just for the fun of it, but I've forgotten a lot. I think it would be useful to get back into...
Forum: Self Expression March 14th 2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By Celyn
Re: Codependensea

I, too, really liked the title and play on words, as well as the comparison to being 'all the fishes in the sea'. This was very well written, thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: Self Expression March 1st 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,412
Posted By Celyn
Re: On losing interest in once passions

Going through something similar now. Thanks for sharing :hug:
Forum: Why Me? February 17th 2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 41,923
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Mental Health February 15th 2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,933
Posted By Celyn
Re: Favorite coping mechanisms

Writing. Just writing everything out. Whether it's a rant, something I'm confused about, my true feelings, my ideas and plans for the future. I find I'm very self-reflective when I'm writing!

And...
Forum: Good Days! February 11th 2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11,540
Views: 320,270
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm happy today because...

Had a good day volunteering.
Forum: Education and Careers January 31st 2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,802
Posted By Celyn
Re: Job search+ Mental health

Unfortunately, the kind of people you have described tend either to not see their problem or not want to acknowledge how their behaviour harms those around them. But as you say, it's all there in the...
Forum: Education and Careers January 30th 2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,802
Posted By Celyn
Re: Job search+ Mental health

I'm beyond disgusted reading how your new manager has treated you and I'm really sorry you have to go through that. At the very least, it's good that you realise that your manager's treatment of you...
Forum: Good Days! January 28th 2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,044
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Film and Television January 27th 2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By Celyn
Re: What shows have you seen with really good character development?

I love character development. I feel I'm more interested in character development and the relationships between characters than I am the plot sometimes!

My favourite is probably Once Upon a Time,...
Forum: Education and Careers January 27th 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,714
Posted By Celyn
Re: Courses to supplement personal training

I know this is really old but just wanted to add that for courses that state they are actual qualifications (not CPD), it's worth checking with the qualifications regulatory bodies in the UK. Usually...
Forum: Good Days! January 25th 2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,044
Posted By Celyn
Re: What do you love about yourself today?

I love my sense of humour combined with taking things literally e.g. a family member suggesting the room looks bare and my mind thinking of bears (teddy bears to be exact) :p
Forum: Announcements January 23rd 2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,064
Posted By Celyn
Re: Experience.

Ooooh this is really interesting and exciting! :dem:
Forum: Announcements January 11th 2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By Celyn
Re: 2021 Volunteer of the Year Award

Congratulations Rob! TeenHelp wouldn't be the same without you (would there even be a TeenHelp without you?!) and you put in so much time and effort behind the scenes, it's time that this was...
Forum: Pets January 5th 2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,064
Posted By Celyn
Play with your animals!

Our theme for this month's calendar (http://www.teenhelp.org/images/resources/calendars/2022/January.pdf) is all about distraction. Today our calendar suggests playing with our animals as a...
Forum: Good Days! December 18th 2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11,540
Views: 320,270
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm happy today because...

For the first time in a while, I feel like I can see that a brighter future IS possible :)
Forum: Good Days! December 18th 2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 17,412
Posted By Celyn
Re: What made you smile today?

(Yesterday) As I was walking to the cinema, I walked passed the registry office where a couple were getting married. They had cute bows on vintage vw camper vans. So cute!
Forum: Why Me? December 16th 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10,164
Non-PG13 (Strong Language): Screaming thread.
Views: 206,552
Posted By Celyn
Re: Screaming thread.

Feeling really anxious today but don't really know why.
Forum: Food and Recipes December 15th 2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,520
Posted By Celyn
Re: Is a cheesecake a pie or a cake? Discuss.

Cake, because usually a pie has a pastry covering a filling whereas cheesecake doesn't have that...my reasoning anyway :p
Forum: Goals and Ambitions December 10th 2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,267
Posted By Celyn
Re: Accomplishments of 2021.

Published my Masters research in a peer reviewed journal.
Completed a part time college course in Canine Health and Welfare.
Started volunteering in real life D:
Did more exercise and have managed...
Forum: General December 10th 2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,360
Posted By Celyn
Re: When you were young...

I wasn't very big on using social websites.

I joined Stardoll and Habbo Hotel because people at school told me to (well, they created an account for me). Someone else got me into Club Penguin. I...
Forum: Relationships and Dating December 10th 2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,856
Posted By Celyn
Re: In love with him

I'm so happy that you took the plunge to write and give him a letter telling him you feel. Even better when he feels the same too! Best of luck with everything :)
Forum: Self Expression December 5th 2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Triggering (Suicide): Abyss
Views: 1,321
Posted By Celyn
Re: Abyss

I really love the slight rhyme to this part:
Forum: Self Expression December 5th 2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,284
Posted By Celyn
Re: No One's Child

This was really good. I liked how you described the difference between reactions to children versus reactions to adults. I love the last two lines...they really speak to me! Thanks for sharing :hug:
Forum: Self Expression December 5th 2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Triggering (SH): Emergency Room
Views: 2,302
Posted By Celyn
Re: Emergency Room

This was a really good description of waiting in an emergency room. Even though I've not been in that situation, your writing really made me imagine what it's like. Thanks for sharing :hug:
Forum: Self Expression December 5th 2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Ink
Views: 1,497
Posted By Celyn
Re: Ink

I really love the description in this. The last few lines are my favourite...very powerful! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Good Days! December 5th 2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,245
Posted By Celyn
Re: I've come so far

I'm so glad to hear that your coach has helped you so much and that you feel full of life these days! It's great to see how far you've come. Keep going! :)
Forum: Games and Things December 5th 2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10,285
Views: 340,363
Posted By Celyn
Re: Say something you wish you could say to their face.

How did I let you get in the way of what's really important to me?
Forum: Current Events and Debates November 25th 2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 24,449
Posted By Celyn
Re: Corona Virus.

Wish that we had given spare vaccines to poorer countries now with the latest variant being possibly the worst one originating from South Africa. I don't believe that we really needed to vaccinate...
Forum: Current Events and Debates November 19th 2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,800
Posted By Celyn
Re: Kyle Rittenhouse and Ahmaud Arbery

Just saw it on the news. There was no reason for Kyle to be out there 'helping' others during a protest with a gun. Personally, I don't think anyone should own a gun, full stop.
Forum: General October 31st 2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,798
Posted By Celyn
Re: Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

We put up a few decorations and had a little buffet. We also watched some films :)
Forum: Pets October 19th 2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,661
Posted By Celyn
Re: Rabbits.

I don't have a rabbit but one of my friends does.

I'm wondering if it's just the one rabbit that you now have and whether you would consider getting another one? I ask because rabbits are social...
Forum: Goals and Ambitions October 5th 2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 27,849
Posted By Celyn
Re: What have you accomplished today?

(Yesterday)

I exercised, cleaned my bedroom and the bathroom and had a bath.
Forum: Why Me? October 5th 2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10,164
Non-PG13 (Strong Language): Screaming thread.
Views: 206,552
Posted By Celyn
Re: Screaming thread.

I'm beyond tired.
Forum: Pets October 4th 2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,336
Posted By Celyn
World Animal Day

Today is World Animal Day!

It's internationally celebrated and the main aim of the day is concerning animal rights and welfare. For more information about World Animal Day, you can check out this...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures October 3rd 2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello!

Hey there and welcome (back) to TeenHelp!

It's really nice that you would like to give back and support others who may be going through similar things that you have struggled with too.

See you...
Forum: Food and Recipes October 3rd 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,630
Posted By Celyn
Re: Do you like pumpkin spice?

Never tried pumpkin spice D:
Forum: Self Expression September 24th 2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,442
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Education and Careers September 21st 2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,504
Posted By Celyn
Thank you etiquette

I finished my course last year but won't be having a graduation until next year. My course was cut short by the pandemic where the last 2-3 weeks were done online because we were in lockdown.
...
Forum: Mental Health September 17th 2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,647
Posted By Celyn
Re: Fake scenarios

I used to do this a lot and sometimes still do. Regarding how much is too much, well, generally, if it starts interfering with your life such as you spend time creating fake scenarios rather than...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures September 7th 2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hi again!

Welcome back, Lucy!

You aren't annoying at all and I hope that you can find the help and support you are looking for here :hug:
Forum: Arrivals and Departures September 7th 2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,581
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hiya

Welcome to TeenHelp, Destiny!

I'm a fellow doctor who fan and a potterhead (though I've been sorted into gryffindor but I see myself as more of a hufflepuff :p )

See you around :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures September 7th 2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello everyone!

Hey Chris, welcome to TeenHelp! It's lovely to see that you used to visit forums when you were younger and I hope you find what you are looking for here :)
Forum: Self Expression September 7th 2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,206
Posted By Celyn
Re: Longing Parasite

This was really good. I can definitely relate to that parasitic feeling of unrequited love. But I agree with J that you aren't a parasite :)
Forum: Self Expression September 7th 2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,442
Posted By Celyn
Re: Coloring! What are your favorite things to color?

That's awesome!

I have three colouring books- a wolf one, a christmas one and a fantastic beasts one.

I do also understand the frustration of wanting to colour in animal ones in a realistic...
Forum: Announcements August 28th 2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,276
Posted By Celyn
Re: TeenHelp Summer Awards - The results are in!

Congratulations Chantal, Hollie, Stacey and Sue- you all deserved the awards for all your dedication to TeenHelp! :)
Forum: General August 9th 2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,066
Posted By Celyn
Re: Wiggle your toes!!!

Never knew there was a day for wiggling your toes!

I notice I wiggle my toes when I'm feeling comfortable...which is often lounging around watching TV with a blanket over me :p
Forum: Food and Recipes August 9th 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,618
Posted By Celyn
Re: Brownies: Center piece or corner piece?

I actually can't decide...I really like both the corner and center :p
Forum: Food and Recipes August 9th 2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,280
Posted By Celyn
Re: Pizza: with or without toppings?

Got to have toppings- especially pepperoni!

That said, I have recently been really enjoying a cheese and garlic pizza. Tastes very similar to garlic bread :hehe:
Forum: Pets August 8th 2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,504
Posted By Celyn
Smile International Cat Day!

Today is International Cat Day!

I don't have a cat but I often pet sit my neighbour's cat. She's a short haired black and white cat, 13 years old and partially sighted. But she loves to nap...
Forum: Education and Careers August 6th 2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,606
Posted By Celyn
Re: Work?

According to this article (https://www.scope.org.uk/advice-and-support/accept-job-when-claim-benefits/), it's best to notify Department of Work and Pensions any time there is a change relating to...
Forum: Current Events and Debates August 6th 2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 24,449
Posted By Celyn
Re: Corona Virus.

I've had both doses of the pfizer vaccine now. The first dose was fine, no side effects, just that my arm was a little sore for a few days. The second dose...I don't know if it was related, but that...
Forum: General August 3rd 2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,937
Posted By Celyn
Re: Your night time ritual

In the evening, I'll be on my laptop replying to messages or maybe catching up with things on TeenHelp or just general browsing the internet. I'll have the TV on in the background. Then I'll help out...
Forum: General August 3rd 2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,155
Posted By Celyn
Re: Favorite scents

I have a few:


Vanilla
Anything chocolate-y
Cinnamon
Coffee
Anything citrus-y
Freshly mown grass
Freshly baked bread
Forum: General August 3rd 2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,517
Posted By Celyn
Re: Gift someone something new

I used to keep a list of 'present ideas' for my family and friends, but gave up with that. Now, if I see things throughout the year that I think might be good for a birthday or christmas, I'll look...
Forum: Friends and Family August 3rd 2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,438
Posted By Celyn
Re: Friendship Day!

I have very few close friends and we've all gone through stuff in the last few years and some of my closest friends aren't online that much or don't reply for a while for whatever reason. I try to be...
Forum: Anxiety and Stress August 3rd 2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Triggering: Anxiety is really bad
Views: 1,923
Posted By Celyn
Re: Anxiety is really bad

I agree with Brittany. I understand that you feel these panic attacks are coming out of nowhere but I'm also wondering what might be triggering them? For example, when you went out for a meal, was...
Forum: Announcements August 3rd 2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,315
Posted By Celyn
Re: New site features.

I really like these new features- thanks! :)
Forum: Mental Health July 27th 2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,329
Posted By Celyn
Re: Understanding my BPD diagnosis.

Potentially.

Since BPD is often (not always) rooted in trauma, it may be that if you experienced hostile reactions or rejections when you've messed up (or felt that you have) in the past, you are...
Forum: Lifestyle and Hobbies July 26th 2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,187
Posted By Celyn
Re: Chess

I used to play chess with my dad, years ago. Haven't played it since, I don't think. I'd like to get into it again but I've probably forgotten how to play :nosweat:
Forum: Pets July 26th 2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,994
Posted By Celyn
Re: Favorite animals?

Wolves...and dogs (especially the ones that look like wolves :hehe: )
Forum: Mental Health July 26th 2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,329
Posted By Celyn
Re: Understanding my BPD diagnosis.

From what I've read (not based on personal experience, sorry!) there definitely can seem to be an overlap between symptoms of Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorder, so I understand why it is...
Forum: Why Me? July 18th 2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10,164
Non-PG13 (Strong Language): Screaming thread.
Views: 206,552
Posted By Celyn
Re: Screaming thread.

Can't be bothered to wait any more. Few more weeks, then I'm done.
Forum: Mental Health July 18th 2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,817
Posted By Celyn
Re: Got me worked up

Thread closed as requested by the OP.

Feel free to PM me if you would like the thread to be re-opened.
Forum: Mental Health July 18th 2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,412
Posted By Celyn
Re: Paranoia of death recently(?) Don't know what to call it really

When we struggle with anxiety and panic, it can feel overwhelming, even to the point of feeling like you are going to die or worrying about dying in certain situations.

What do you normally do...
Forum: Lifestyle and Hobbies July 18th 2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,298
Posted By Celyn
Re: Creating to-do lists.

I used to create to-do lists when I was in school to help me keep on top of homework and revision. I have a 'mental' to do list where I run through things I need to do that day or the next day in my...
Forum: Relationships and Dating July 14th 2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By Celyn
Re: Letter

Sorry to hear that your close friend didn't seem interested in a relationship. But it does sound like you still have a close friendship with him, which is great as it shows a lot of maturity and...
Forum: General July 14th 2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,377
Posted By Celyn
Re: Happy 23 years of TeenHelp!

Happy Birthday, TeenHelp!

I joined when I was 15/16 and struggling with a relationship break-up. I also had other issues going on as well. I wasn't a regular- I just popped in to vent by writing...
Forum: Self Expression July 14th 2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Non-PG13: R
Views: 4,000
Posted By Celyn
Re: R

Your writing is descriptive, as always- I can really feel the disappointment in this piece. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Self Expression July 14th 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,517
Posted By Celyn
Re: Late Night Crisis

This is really interesting and I think I have felt similarly at times too. Thank you for sharing such a thought provoking piece! :)
Forum: Pets July 7th 2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,682
Posted By Celyn
Re: Boarding pets

My mistake! The place I was looking at boards guinea pigs in hutches, not cages, so they already have a hutch for them, and supply the hay, food and water, though you are free to bring any treats.
Forum: Adulting July 7th 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,592
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Pets July 6th 2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,796
Posted By Celyn
Rabbit Awareness Week

We just missed this but last week was Rabbit Awareness Week in the UK.

Rabbit Awareness Week was started to help inform and educate the public on responsible rabbit ownership, as unfortunately,...
Forum: Pets July 6th 2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,682
Posted By Celyn
Re: Boarding pets

I've no experience boarding pets, but I have looked after my neighbours cat while they've gone away for a week or two each year. It's definitely worth asking your dad to see if he can feed, water and...
Forum: Fashion and Style July 6th 2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,381
Posted By Celyn
Re: Leggings

I wear leggings around the house or under a dress instead of tights when I'm out. I do prefer the fact that I feel I can move around more in leggings. I used to be a jeans person but trying to find...
Forum: Meditation and Yoga July 6th 2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,989
Posted By Celyn
Re: Meditation is hard for me - can't visualize

I can't form images in my mind very well either. I tend to either use a memory of walking along the beach/countryside, or I might get a picture up on my laptop and look at that while doing guided...
Forum: Disabilities July 6th 2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,981
Posted By Celyn
Re: "Admitting" you are disabled.

I thought I was 'normal' up until high school when things started going wrong and I then thought 'something was wrong with me'. I didn't know what, but I didn't fit in, had no friends and got teased....
Forum: Current Events and Debates July 4th 2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,648
Posted By Celyn
Re: Canada's Shame.

I'm from the UK, but the news of finding the unmarked graves at the residential schools in Canada did make it to our news. I also knew that many decided not to celebrate Canada Day out of respect for...
Forum: Relationships and Dating June 30th 2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By Celyn
Re: Letter

So true!

I've been stalking this thread as it reminds me of when I was a lot younger and I did a similar, albeit slightly different thing, and it was the best thing ever to be open about my...
Forum: Mental Health June 25th 2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,817
Posted By Celyn
Re: Got me worked up

I don't think it's minor if it's bothered you. I think sometimes we might think that the way that others communicate may give us an indication about how they perceive us.

For example, using the...
Forum: Mental Health June 25th 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,097
Posted By Celyn
Re: 3 years

Sorry this is late but I'm really glad to see how your life has improved since you have been able to move out (even if it has taken some time and effort to find the right place for you!)

It makes...
Forum: Mental Health June 25th 2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,254
Posted By Celyn
Re: D.I.D

Hey Ariel,

It's good that you have a diagnosis and I hope that you are able to get the right support.

It must be difficult being diagnosed with D.I.D, especially if it's an uncommon diagnosis,...
Forum: Self Expression June 25th 2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,520
Posted By Celyn
Re: "The Candle/Tenebrosity and Flame"

This was so good! I really like how descriptive your writing is!
Forum: Self Expression June 25th 2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,682
Posted By Celyn
Re: love & hate

This was really good and I could really feel the change in emotions in this piece. Thank you for sharing!
Forum: Self Expression June 25th 2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,807
Posted By Celyn
Re: Ghost of Myself

I really like this- the idea and the design. I feel like I can relate as well. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Self Expression June 25th 2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,778
Posted By Celyn
Re: "The Checklist"

I really love the ending- that last line in particular! Hope you are okay :hug:
Forum: Self Expression June 25th 2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Triggering (SH): The Mirror
Views: 1,765
Posted By Celyn
Re: The Mirror

This was powerful. Thank you for sharing!
Forum: Self Expression June 25th 2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Non-PG13: A Hundred
Views: 3,926
Posted By Celyn
Re: A Hundred

This was an interesting read- I could really feel the passion in the first few stanzas and then the disappointment in the last two. Thank you for sharing!
Forum: Arrivals and Departures June 25th 2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,335
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello!

Welcome back, Jess! It's good to see you return! Hope you are keeping well :hug:
Forum: Education and Careers June 14th 2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,956
Posted By Celyn
Re: No solution

Sorry to hear how bad this is affecting you, even to the point of crying every day.

Are there any subjects that you pick up easier than others? Even if you have no/little interest, it can make...
Forum: Education and Careers June 11th 2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,219
Posted By Celyn
Re: Career Counseling?

Hey there,

I think many people are re-evaluating their careers and lifestyles due to the pandemic so rest assured you aren't alone. Even without the pandemic, many people may find themselves...
Forum: Self Expression May 16th 2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,902
Posted By Celyn
Re: Rambles of a Lady who wants to say Hello

I think you should comment too! This really spoke to me because I feel like I could've written this as well. But you do deserve to be heard. Thank you for sharing :hug:
Forum: Arrivals and Departures May 14th 2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,291
Posted By Celyn
Re: Heyo

Welcome back, Lucy! I've missed seeing you around :hug:
Forum: Mental Health May 14th 2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,530
Posted By Celyn
Re: Red flags in therapists

From my own experiences combined with reading and being involved in counsellor training groups....

Red flags would be:

Promotes one type of therapy over another (while there are some therapies...
Forum: Self Expression May 12th 2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,077
Posted By Celyn
Re: "Hurt you"

I feel like I can relate to this a bit. Thanks for sharing and hope you are okay :hug:
Forum: Neurodiversity May 9th 2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,100
Posted By Celyn
Re: Help advocating for myself with ADHD

I'm sorry to hear your psychiatrist completely shut it down before you could even explain. I'm glad your case manager listened to you though and I hope that you are able to find another provider.
...
Forum: Friends and Family May 9th 2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,570
Posted By Celyn
Re: This feels like abuse? I don’t k ow. But I shouldn’t be scared of my mom

It sounds like your dad plays a passive role in all of this...would it be possible to let him know that you'd like him to play more of an active role in parenting, whether that's about your school...
Forum: Travel and Exploring New Sights May 9th 2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,359
Posted By Celyn
Re: Explore some new places

I don't go out as much as I used to but I plan on going out more. Sometimes when I'm coming home from town, instead of walking through streets, I'll go through a side street that has a little park...
Forum: Sport and Fitness May 9th 2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,133
Posted By Celyn
Re: Try new exercises or exercise routines

This. Combined with my health anxiety fear that I'll end up doing the exercise incorrectly and hurting myself in the process.

But I do want to add some variety into exercising. I recently dug out...
Forum: Good Days! May 9th 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,136
Posted By Celyn
Re: a revelation i had about autism

I'm really glad you had that revelation. Autism can definitely bring it's own challenges and it's not nice being bullied or excluded. But there are still positives as well and so many things that you...
Forum: Self Expression May 9th 2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,952
Posted By Celyn
Re: The Yellow Pill

You describe the feelings of being denied something you need so well. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Self Expression May 9th 2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Non-PG13: Hush
Views: 1,866
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hush

I loved reading this and thought the last line has a very powerful impact!
Forum: Self Expression May 9th 2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,962
Posted By Celyn
Re: "Angels and Demons"

This was really good to read and very well written too!
Forum: Friends and Family May 3rd 2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,570
Posted By Celyn
Re: This feels like abuse? I don’t k ow. But I shouldn’t be scared of my mom

Hey there,

Sorry to hear about the situation with your parents, particularly your mom.

Parents can have high expectations for us and it be difficult for them if we don't meet those...
Forum: Neurodiversity May 3rd 2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,100
Posted By Celyn
Re: Help advocating for myself with ADHD

I second everything that Charlie said.

I don't know how it works where you are but I'm wondering if you could look into finding a psychiatrist or psychologist who does specialise in ADHD, or...
Forum: Sport and Fitness May 3rd 2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,133
Posted By Celyn
Re: National Fitness Day

I didn't know this was a thing. Thinking back, I'm gutted I never made use of the gym at uni (and my uni had a reputation for sports!) I think I'm too anxious and unsure of going to a gym but I do...
Forum: Lifestyle and Hobbies May 3rd 2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,209
Posted By Celyn
Re: May is National Photography Month!

I didn't know about this! I would love to get into photography. I have taken photos before but they aren't very seasonal for the month of May but I may post them if I can remember!
Forum: Self Expression May 3rd 2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,003
Posted By Celyn
Re: (tw mild self harm)"Violence"

This was very powerful and emotive! I hope you keep posting your poems :)
Forum: Goals and Ambitions April 29th 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,735
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'll be riding motorcycles!

Wow, that's amazing! I can definitely understand your concerns but hopefully you will be fine. Best of luck with the theoretical test and let us know how you get on in your lessons! :)
Forum: Good Days! April 29th 2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By Celyn
Re: Graduated!

Congratulations, Hollie! Very well deserved :)
Forum: Self Expression April 29th 2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,108
Posted By Celyn
Re: Tension, poem about autism, overstimulation etc

This was really good and describes very well how it can feel to try to keep everything inside and not know how to release that tension but knowing it will come out at some point! Thank you for...
Forum: Self Expression April 22nd 2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,124
Posted By Celyn
Re: "Unrequited"

I really like how you wrote this. I particularly like the last few lines as it reminds me of a time in my life as well and you summed up those feelings really well. Hope you are okay :hug:
Forum: Self Expression April 22nd 2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,114
Posted By Celyn
Re: Untitled: a poem about self-harm

This was well written and I like how you described it as well such as a 'steel kiss'- very poetic! Thanks for sharing and hope you are doing okay too :hug:
Forum: General April 22nd 2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,324
Posted By Celyn
Re: Earth Day

We recycle as much as we can. We used to compost things as well such as vegetable skins and occasionally grew some of our own veg too but we don't do that anymore. We have recently started making...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures April 22nd 2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,215
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello All!

Welcome back, Wes! Ducks are cute and it's so good to see another Disney fan as well! Hope you enjoy your time and find what you are looking for here too :)
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