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Forum: Current Events and Debates November 25th 2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 17,453
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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 424
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, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
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, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
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, 12:58 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 18,362
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, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9,804
Non-PG13 (Strong Language): Screaming thread.
Views: 183,950
Posted By Celyn
Re: Screaming thread.

I'm beyond tired.
Forum: Pets October 4th 2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
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, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
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, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By Celyn
Re: Do you like pumpkin spice?

Never tried pumpkin spice D:
Forum: Self Expression September 24th 2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Education and Careers September 21st 2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
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, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
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, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
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, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
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, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
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, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
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, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
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, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,618
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, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,144
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, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
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, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
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, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 17,453
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, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,600
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, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,787
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, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,936
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, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
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, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Triggering: Anxiety is really bad
Views: 826
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, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By Celyn
Re: New site features.

I really like these new features- thanks! :)
Forum: Mental Health July 27th 2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,875
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, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
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, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,464
Posted By Celyn
Re: Favorite animals?

Wolves...and dogs (especially the ones that look like wolves :hehe: )
Forum: Mental Health July 26th 2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,875
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, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9,804
Non-PG13 (Strong Language): Screaming thread.
Views: 183,950
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, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
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, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
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, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
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, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,019
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, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Non-PG13: R
Views: 1,579
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, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
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, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,231
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, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Pets July 6th 2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,306
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, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,231
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, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
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, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
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, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,629
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, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,267
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
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, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
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, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
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, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,636
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, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
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, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,578
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, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,740
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,706
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, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Triggering (SH): The Mirror
Views: 828
Posted By Celyn
Re: The Mirror

This was powerful. Thank you for sharing!
Forum: Self Expression June 25th 2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Non-PG13: A Hundred
Views: 1,866
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, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,310
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, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,546
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,809
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, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,845
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, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By Celyn
Re: Heyo

Welcome back, Lucy! I've missed seeing you around :hug:
Forum: Mental Health May 14th 2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,030
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, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,894
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, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,031
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, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,156
Posted By Celyn
Re: This feels like abuse? I donít k ow. But I shouldnít 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, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
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, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
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, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,924
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, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,882
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, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Non-PG13: Hush
Views: 923
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, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,876
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, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,156
Posted By Celyn
Re: This feels like abuse? I donít k ow. But I shouldnít 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, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,031
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, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
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, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,954
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, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,918
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, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,470
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, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By Celyn
Re: Graduated!

Congratulations, Hollie! Very well deserved :)
Forum: Self Expression April 29th 2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,013
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, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,038
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, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,017
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, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
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, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
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 :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures April 20th 2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By Celyn
Re: Been back for awhile.

Welcome back, Christine! It's good to have you back :hug:
Forum: Good Days! April 19th 2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11,343
Views: 299,737
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm happy today because...

I was listened to :)
Forum: Anxiety and Stress April 16th 2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By Celyn
Re: Phone anxiety

I still have phone anxiety. If I knew I had to make a phone call, I could be anxious and struggle to get to sleep the night before. I wouldn't be able to do anything, apart from try to psych myself...
Forum: Work, Studying and Learning April 16th 2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Celyn
Re: Adult going back to College

I got my BA in 2014, and was very burnt out and exhausted so didn't do much until 2019 when I started my MA, which I then finished in 2020. I'm doing online learning now but can see me going back...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures April 15th 2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm back!!

Welcome back, Brittany! Missed you and glad to see you return :)
Forum: Adult Survivors April 14th 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,287
Posted By Celyn
Re: Surviving trauma.

My journey with trauma has been...different. I've been through things that could be called trauma and, originally, I felt like I really wanted to help those who have been through similar things and...
Forum: Self Expression April 13th 2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By Celyn
Re: Lonely

This was really good and very relatable too! I also notice that this is your first post on TeenHelp and wanted to not only welcome you to our community but to let you know that I hope you are able to...
Forum: Pets April 11th 2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,907
Posted By Celyn
National Pet Day!

Today is National Pet Day! :hehe:

Owning a pet can bring many challenges, but also many joyful times as well. Pets can be there to soothe us when we feel anxious, cuddle with us when we feel...
Forum: Lifestyle and Hobbies April 9th 2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,210
Posted By Celyn
Re: When are you most creative?

I would love to get into photography!

I haven't noticed a pattern yet of when I'm most creative. For a long time, I thought I didn't have a creative bone in my body! But recently I've realised...
Forum: Current Events and Debates April 9th 2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Triggering: Prince Phillip
Views: 3,518
Posted By Celyn
Re: Prince Phillip

I only found out a little while ago and even though Prince Phillip hadn't been in the best of health recently, I still found it a bit of a shock. Thoughts are with the Royal family.
Forum: Self Expression April 9th 2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,220
Posted By Celyn
Re: Conversations with myself

This was really good. I love how it was an actual conversation with yourself. Relatable too :hug:
Forum: Good Days! April 5th 2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,296
Posted By Celyn
Re: I feel loved and accepted here

It's good that TeenHelp gives you an outlet to talk about things-you deserve support and validation just as much as anyone else in the world. I'm glad that you feel loved and accepted here and hope...
Forum: General April 5th 2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By Celyn
Re: Happy Easter!

A little late but Happy Easter!

We had some hot cross buns and easter eggs and we played games together- including doing the easter egg hunt on animal crossing:)
Forum: Good Days! April 3rd 2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,390
Posted By Celyn
Re: I showered on my own for the first time

As someone who has struggled with similar issues when I was your age, I think you've done brilliantly with showering by yourself! It's also good to know that you spent some time in the garden too :)
Forum: Good Days! April 3rd 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,327
Posted By Celyn
Re: My university supervisor came out!

Very brave of your university supervisor to come out as transgender and it's really lovely that you were able to be part of that journey by taking the chance to message her and talk about it with her...
Forum: Pets April 3rd 2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,007
Posted By Celyn
Re: Animals

Sorry to hear about your dog, Emma. It's understandable you'd be upset. But hopefully he'll be able to rest and have surgery and be better soon :hug:
Forum: Chit-Chat April 2nd 2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,200
Posted By Celyn
Re: What's your dinner tonight?

It being Good Friday, we had fish and chips :)
Forum: Food and Recipes April 1st 2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,642
Posted By Celyn
Re: Easter baking ideas

Yesterday, we made a chocolate cake. It was actually a Christmas present...one of those children's cake making kits that I bought for a laugh. We had a laugh making it as there was a lot of icing...
Forum: Mental Health March 30th 2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,501
Posted By Celyn
National 'I am in control' day

Our calendar states that today is National 'I am in control' Day!

I had no clue that this was a thing until I took to the internet and realised that the history of this day is rather interesting....
Forum: Money Matters March 28th 2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By Celyn
Re: Coin jars

I have a tatty teddy money box that I put spare change in. I don't really do anything with the money though...it just sits there. But it's comforting to know I have some spare change around if I ever...
Forum: Pets March 26th 2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,875
Posted By Celyn
Re: National Puppy Day!

When you love dogs, any day can be puppy day :hehe:

Henry, the blue tick hound, sounds lovely and friendly and I can understand why other kids would want to pet him! I bet Sasha loves being the...
Forum: Death, Grieving and Coping With Loss March 24th 2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,075
Posted By Celyn
Re: My uncle died last night.

Sorry to hear about your uncle. It's hard when, despite having been ill for a while, he had been doing okay and it sounds like it was a bit sudden for you to find out that he had died. He clearly...
Forum: Pets March 24th 2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,875
Posted By Celyn
Re: National Puppy Day!

Cavaliers are so cute! Yeah, greyhounds sound like they may need more experienced handling and plenty of exercise too! And the hair on an Afghan hound definitely looks like they are the most...
Forum: Pets March 23rd 2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,875
Posted By Celyn
National Puppy Day!

Today is all about puppies!

Despite there being reports of more puppies and dogs being bought during the pandemic, I've never had a dog or a puppy. One day, I'd like to get a playful husky puppy...
Forum: Money Matters March 23rd 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,520
Posted By Celyn
Re: For UK: Royal Mail Scam!

A few months ago, I got a text from 'Royal Mail' saying something I ordered hadn't been delivered and had been sent back to the depot and for me to click on a link to rearrange delivery. Even though...
Forum: Games and Things March 22nd 2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10,192
Views: 320,459
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 20th 2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Mental Health March 20th 2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,665
Posted By Celyn
Smile International Day of Happiness

As our calendar (http://www.teenhelp.org/images/resources/calendars/2021/March.png) states, today is International Day of Happiness!

I admit, I hadn't heard of it before so I did a bit of digging...
Forum: Current Events and Debates March 16th 2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 17,453
Posted By Celyn
Re: Corona Virus.

My mum has had both doses of the Pfizer vaccine. She said her arm felt a little sore afterwards and she couldn't sleep on it for a night or two but otherwise, she's fine and feels better protected...
Forum: Self Expression March 15th 2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,486
Posted By Celyn
Re: Her story isnt over yet

I always enjoy reading your writing and this really enjoyed reading this piece too. I love the second and last stanzas. Thank you for sharing <3
Forum: General March 14th 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By Celyn
Re: Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day!

I got my mum a card and some comfy slippers. My brother got her a new computer chair which should be more comfortable for her than the last one! :)
Forum: Goals and Ambitions March 7th 2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,787
Posted By Celyn
Re: Life progress

I'm in a weird place, progress wise. In some areas, I've come on leaps and bounds, while other areas are slow or perhaps even gone backwards.

I read some of my old threads on here a while ago and...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 7th 2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Triggering (Abuse): Hello I'm Tommy!
Views: 1,311
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello I'm Tommy!

Welcome to TeenHelp, Tommy! Sorry to hear all that you have been through but hope you find the support you are looking for here :)
Forum: General March 4th 2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,256
Posted By Celyn
Re: What do you do in your free time?

I've been getting into a daily routine recently whereby I go on my exercise bike, do some online learning (currently pet psychology :p ), come on here (and do volunteering elsewhere too), play the...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures March 4th 2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello, Old Friend.

Welcome back, Stacey! It's amazing how long it's been but it's also really nice to see old members return. It's also lovely that you want to help out as well. Best of luck with the masters too :)
Forum: Mental Health March 3rd 2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,943
Posted By Celyn
Re: Does anyone else trigger themself on purpose?

It's not dumb. I've struggled with this before and sometimes still do. I try to catch myself when the temptation hits and ask myself whether I really want to do this because I know it will make me...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures February 28th 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,326
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm going to be leaving Teen Help

Sorry to see you leave but glad we could be of assistance to you. All the best for your future and take care! :)
Forum: Rape and Abuse February 26th 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Female Advice Preferred: This girl always touches me at school
Views: 4,232
Posted By Celyn
Re: This girl always touches me at school

Hey there,

Sorry to hear about the way that the girl treated you. Getting aroused is natural and doesn't mean that you enjoy it or that you consented to it.

It seems like this is happening...
Forum: Rape and Abuse February 23rd 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,119
Posted By Celyn
Re: I cant tell if im being abused or not

Sorry to hear the way that your mom is treating you and how you can't tell if it's abusive or not and wanting to run away but worried about making her look like a bad parent or her playing the...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures February 20th 2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By Celyn
Re: Nooby noob here

Welcome to TeenHelp, Lee! Hope you get the support you are looking for here :hug:
Forum: Arrivals and Departures February 14th 2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,305
Posted By Celyn
Re: Popping in but don't quite think im back

Welcome back, Dionna!

Sorry to hear about your divorce and multiple hospitalisations, though I hope you are doing better these days. It's good that you'd like to help others with all that you...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures February 14th 2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By Celyn
Re: I have been on a long journey...

Welcome back, Amanda! It is really good to see old members returning :)

I agree- the teenage years are difficult on their own, and dealing with undiagnosed adhd, mental illness and trauma must've...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures February 14th 2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By Celyn
Re: Guess iím back

Welcome back, Lucy!

Good to hear that you and your boyfriend have moved to a new place, and despite relapsing, you have supportive people around you :hug:
Forum: Self Expression February 14th 2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,760
Posted By Celyn
Re: "The Feast"

I feel I can relate to this a bit; thank you for sharing :hug:
Forum: Self Expression February 14th 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,875
Posted By Celyn
Re: Only One

Thank you for sharing. Hope you are okay :hug:
Forum: Mental Health January 24th 2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,566
Posted By Celyn
Forum: Arrivals and Departures January 24th 2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By Celyn
Re: Somewhat of a return

Welcome back, Michael! I don't think we've spoken though your username seems familiar! Good to see old members return :)
Forum: Mental Health January 24th 2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,566
Posted By Celyn
Re: Ways to Make You Feel Better - Parts 1 + 2

This was a great thread. Thank you for sharing! :)
Forum: Mental Health January 20th 2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,971
Posted By Celyn
Re: Bipolar II Screening

I don't have bipolar and (or I've never been screened for it anyway). From my reading on bipolar moods...
Forum: Goals and Ambitions January 20th 2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,289
Posted By Celyn
Re: Accomplishments of 2020.

I finished my Masters :)
Forum: Good Days! January 20th 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 9,284
Posted By Celyn
Re: What made you smile today?

Had a laugh playing games with my family :D
Forum: Self Expression January 20th 2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Triggering (Abuse): Just another story with no name
Views: 2,939
Posted By Celyn
Re: Just another story with no name

Thank you for sharing. Loved the last line :hug:
Forum: Education and Careers January 13th 2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,546
Posted By Celyn
Re: No solution

Hey Sue,

I'm wondering if there is anyone, such as a careers advisor at university, that you could talk to? I understand just getting through school and not really knowing what you want to do and...
Forum: Education and Careers January 13th 2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,709
Posted By Celyn
Re: online learning

I don't have children but I have seen from other parents that it can be stressful trying to engage their child in distance learning.

I'm wondering if your DS' school has sent out any information...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures January 13th 2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hey, Hi, Hello!

Welcome to TeenHelp! It must be very stressful for you with the pandemic on top of having a 5 year old and not having many friends. I hope you find our community helpful and that you make some...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures January 12th 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,477
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm new

Unfortunately our email system packed up a while ago so you won't be getting email notifications. But if you have a phone, you can download 'Tapatalk' to access TeenHelp and receive notifications on...
Forum: Food and Recipes January 10th 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,754
Posted By Celyn
Re: Tapwater Filter jugs

I've always been curious to try water filters but never have. Good to know that they help improve the taste of tea and coffee. I don't mind drinking our tap water though but definitely can't beat...
Forum: General January 10th 2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,428
Posted By Celyn
Re: Are you tone deaf?

Result: Not tone deaf!
Stage A: 12/12
Stage B: 12/12
Stage C: 12/12
Final score: 36/36 = 100%

Excellent considering I had the volume on low and the tv on in the background XD
Forum: Education and Careers January 10th 2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,181
Posted By Celyn
Re: Careers

Congratulations on your job and exams too! Sounds like you and Julie have a lovely and interesting career lined up! All the best :)
Forum: Announcements January 10th 2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,918
Posted By Celyn
Re: TeenHelp's holiday competition!

Sorry this is late but congratulations Frankie, Cassie and Emma! :)
Forum: Film and Television January 10th 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,018
Posted By Celyn
Re: Cobra kai on netflix

I didn't even know this was on netflix! I haven't watched it yet but I've now added it to my list of things to watch :)
Forum: Games and Things January 7th 2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10,192
Views: 320,459
Posted By Celyn
Forum: General Health January 6th 2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,688
Posted By Celyn
Re: Covid Vaccines for UK Patients

This is good news.

Though my mum is shielding and, while we are in Wales not England, I hope it's not compulsory that those who are shielding to be visited when receiving the vaccine. My mum...
Forum: Games and Things January 6th 2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10,192
Views: 320,459
Posted By Celyn
Re: Say something you wish you could say to their face.

I changed my mind because I feel like I could try to educate you regarding your ignorance but I don't believe that you would take me seriously. It's also not my responsibility. That is something you...
Forum: Mental Health January 5th 2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,848
Posted By Celyn
Re: Struggling in therapy, in life

I think it's worth mentioning the fact that you shut down after the session. I definitely understand your concerns of bringing up how you feel, in hope that a therapist agrees, as I understand that...
Forum: Neurodiversity January 5th 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,717
Posted By Celyn
Re: Health and dealing with ADHD at college

Sorry for the late reply.

I have never taken strattera before, but a quick look online reveals that side effects can include upset stomach, nausea, and decreased appetite, all of which could lead...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures January 4th 2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By Celyn
Re: Taking Temporary Leave

Best of luck with your finals! :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures January 4th 2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By Celyn
Re: Bye......

Hope your new self is doing okay! :)
Forum: Depression and Suicide January 2nd 2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,941
Posted By Celyn
Re: How do you deal your depression right now?

Just dropping by to clarify that sometimes we can fall into negative thinking patterns (a.k.a cognitive distortions) where we believe we can predict the future (often in a negative way), which can be...
Forum: General January 2nd 2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,491
Posted By Celyn
Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! :)
Forum: Self Expression January 2nd 2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By Celyn
Re: Thoughts From Afar

This was beautifully rich and deep in detail. I loved the messages that you gave throughout this piece as well. Thank you for sharing! :)
Forum: Current Events and Debates December 30th 2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,617
Posted By Celyn
Re: Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine approved for use in UK

I didn't think about whether those living with vulnerable people would also get the jab....that's an interesting thought. It would make more sense to have those living with vulnerable to have the jab...
Forum: Current Events and Debates December 30th 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 17,453
Posted By Celyn
Re: Corona Virus.

A relative of my mum's work colleague might have covid and the colleague has been in contact with their relative. Today, at work, they didn't feel well so went home and had a coronavirus test. We'll...
Forum: Goals and Ambitions December 29th 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,234
Posted By Celyn
Re: What are your plans next year

I'd like to volunteer at a particular charity shop and maybe some kennels. But that really does depend on the lockdown situation.

I'd also like to meet up with a friend, publish my article, lose...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures December 29th 2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hey everyone

Thank you for letting us know. Ariel is a lovely name and goes well with your mermaid theme :)
Forum: Mental Health December 28th 2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,920
Posted By Celyn
Re: What helps you stay strong?

I agree with Sarah about reflecting on previous hardships and realising how we got through them can help. I also like to reflect on happier times and remember that there are still good times ahead...
Forum: Mental Health December 28th 2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,981
Posted By Celyn
Re: How open are you about your mental health?

I think it's different for every person and their circumstances.

I used to be closed off when I was younger and would only talk to a friend. But then I felt a burden so I had some therapy. I found...
Forum: Announcements December 28th 2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By Celyn
Re: TeenHelp Winter Awards and Volunteer Of The Year 2020.

Congratulations Golfing girl, eaty, Mallika, Melancholia., Just Peachy. and RiviŤre. Very well deserved! :)
Forum: General December 28th 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,146
Posted By Celyn
Re: Christmas Presents.

I had a bit of a theme going on...

I had 101 Dalmatians trainers, socks, pyjamas, and top :p
I also had the sims 4 cats and dogs and a pet clinic game for our new nintendo switch (sharing it with...
Forum: Chit-Chat December 28th 2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,074
Posted By Celyn
Re: What flowers do you like?

Daisies and chrysanthemums :)
Forum: General December 28th 2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Celyn
Re: Merry Christmas!

Hope everyone had a lovely Christmas! :)
Forum: Technology, Gamers and Gadgets December 28th 2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,042
Posted By Celyn
Re: NORAD Santa Tracker

I love NORAD- have been tracking Santa for a few years now :D
Forum: Arrivals and Departures December 28th 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm Back! :)

Welcome back, Rylan! It's lovely to see old members return!

Hope your Masters is going well too :)
Forum: Arrivals and Departures December 28th 2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By Celyn
Re: Hello, I'm new.

Welcome to TeenHelp, Soda!

It's more than okay to take your time to settle in. I'm sure you'll fit in here and that you'll find our community friendly and supportive. I also hope that you'll be...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures December 28th 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,342
Posted By Celyn
Re: Back I donít know if anyone remembers me

Welcome back, Justin!

I remember you and I'm impressed as to how your life has moved on since we last talked! Your job sounds interesting as does living in Switzerland! Though I'm really sorry to...
Forum: General Health December 28th 2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,651
Posted By Celyn
Re: Feeling empty, achy

It might be stress related if you are feeling achy with your neck and shoulders. If you work out but have had a break, it could also be that. I know that I've found myself having a few more aches and...
Forum: Self Expression December 28th 2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Triggering (SH): Poem I made a while back.
Views: 3,044
Posted By Celyn
Re: Poem I made a while back.

I like how you formatted this- it looks like a spider!

This was well written and I can relate to the feelings portrayed in your writing!
Forum: General December 24th 2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,000
Posted By Celyn
Re: What do you notice about yourself?

When I'm passionate about something that I'm not very open about, my voice kind of shakes a bit when I'm talking.
If I'm upset and am reaching a point of nearly crying, the left corner of my lip...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures December 21st 2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm out of here

Enjoy your time in Monaco, and we'll see you when you get back :)
Forum: Food and Recipes December 20th 2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,176
Posted By Celyn
Re: Drink you like best

Out of all of them, I like juice the most. Very refreshing :)
Forum: General December 19th 2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,966
Posted By Celyn
Re: When COVID-19 is gone...

When it's safer, I'd like to attend my graduation ceremony. It was meant to be this month and I would've loved to have had a December graduation. I'll take any graduation, but would really like a...
Forum: Mental Health December 19th 2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,787
Posted By Celyn
Re: Mental health well, wanting to volunteer here

Closing thread as requested by the OP. Feel free to PM me if you'd like this thread to be re-opened.
Forum: Arrivals and Departures December 17th 2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,477
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm new

Welcome to TeenHelp, Skye! It's unfortunate that you struggle with anxiety and depression and don't feel that you have supportive friends. Hope you find the support you are looking for here :)
Forum: Technology, Gamers and Gadgets December 17th 2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,852
Posted By Celyn
Re: The Sims

I remember the first time I played the sims 2 seasons and the thunder and lightening seemed so realistic it did scare me a little :nosweat:
Forum: Self Expression December 17th 2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Non-PG13: Dear K
Views: 2,936
Posted By Celyn
Re: Dear K

That's very powerful and moving. Thank you for sharing this- it sounds like it was difficult to write. Particularly the ending sentence:



It's a lot to get your head around when you've been let...
Forum: Mental Health December 12th 2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Celyn
Re: Days

Thank you for sharing this. I agree, one day at a time is a good way of dealing with things. And having patience too.
Forum: Relationships and Dating December 12th 2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,512
Posted By Celyn
Re: In love with best friend

Do you think you like her romantically or platonically?

Best friendships can involve love and even feel quite close and intense at times. Nothing wrong with going on platonic dates either. Of...
Forum: Pets December 9th 2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By Celyn
Re: Guinea pigs!

Iíve never had any guinea pigs so I canít provide any personal insight, but it seems like you've already received some good personal insights!

When researching for caring for guinea pigs, I...
Forum: Friends and Family December 9th 2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By Celyn
Re: Maman (French for Mother)

Hope your mother gets better soon- she seems to be in really good hands! Hope you are looking after yourself too :)
Forum: Sport and Fitness December 9th 2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,495
Posted By Celyn
Re: Training plan for the next 2 months

You're doing really well! :)
Forum: Mental Health December 6th 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,823
Posted By Celyn
Re: Mind races while sleeping

Mind racing when sleeping? Hmm, that's a difficult one. Sometimes I get strange dreams or something and I wake up and don't feel so good- perhaps as though I have been processing something while...
Forum: General Health December 6th 2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,674
Posted By Celyn
Re: How to be "healthy"

I think it can be helpful to consider being 'healthy' as more of a lifestyle, as opposed to exercising and dieting to lose weight. For example, choosing to take the stairs instead of the escalator or...
Forum: Education and Careers December 6th 2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,618
Posted By Celyn
Re: Covid: Five ways to be better at online uni

I really agree with these tips.

I had to do my Masters dissertation at home and I struggled with concentrating. Normally, I'd go to the library and get on with work there but I couldn't because...
Forum: Good Days! December 6th 2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11,343
Views: 299,737
Posted By Celyn
Re: I'm happy today because...

Today is a rest day but I'm happy that I managed to exercise 4 days in a row :)
Forum: Birthdays! December 6th 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 37,379
Posted By Celyn
Re: When Is Your Birthday?

In 5 days time actually D:
Forum: Pregnancy and Childcare December 2nd 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,078
Posted By Celyn
Re: Does anyone ever plan pregnancy, and then choose open adoption?

Open adoption isn't common where I'm from, but I did a little research and it does seem like an interesting alternative to closed adoption. But like everything in life, there are always pros and...
Forum: Neurodiversity December 2nd 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,778
Posted By Celyn
Re: ADHD and reminiscing

I've not taken ADHD medication and am not too sure whether I have ADHD or not, but I do struggle with getting absorbed in daydreams or trails of thought when I have other things to do. I find writing...
Forum: Arrivals and Departures December 1st 2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By Celyn
Re: 1st December

Welcome to TeenHelp, Wendi! Hope you find the help and support that you are looking for here :hug:
Forum: Rape and Abuse December 1st 2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Non-PG13: Trauma?
Views: 4,573
Posted By Celyn
Re: Trauma?

Hey there,

Sorry to hear about the situation that happened when you were younger. If you were very young and didn't have much of an understanding of sex, then it's unlikely that you would go to...
Forum: Self Expression December 1st 2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,037
Posted By Celyn
Re: There is More To Life Than This

I love the last stanza and in particular this part:



:hug:
Forum: Games and Things November 28th 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10,192
Views: 320,459
Posted By Celyn
Re: Say something you wish you could say to their face.

I miss you. I wish you were here. Doesn't feel right without you. I wish you could help me grow into the person I'm supposed to be and take care of everyone. Happy Birthday, Dad.
Forum: Why Me? November 28th 2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9,804
Non-PG13 (Strong Language): Screaming thread.
Views: 183,950
Posted By Celyn
Re: Screaming thread.

I feel like I'm slowly losing my mind?
Forum: Sport and Fitness November 23rd 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,495
Posted By Celyn
Re: Training plan for the next 2 months

Woohoo! Great start! :)
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