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United Kingdom / Re: UK - book and other resources on benefits system
« on: June 16, 2019, 04:04:37 PM »
this is a superb bury based group who have an online archive of well filled in forms for all the disability benefits
https://www.fightback4justice.co.uk/

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Introductory Post / Re: New here
« on: June 05, 2019, 10:11:20 AM »
hi toya2007. im new here too...theres an amazing amount of knowledge shared here. good luck

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Building Protective Factors / Re: Self-Compassion
« on: June 05, 2019, 08:08:44 AM »
i found this book very helpful on the topic of self compassion

It Wasn't Your Fault: Freeing Yourself from the Shame of Childhood Abuse with the Power of Self-Compassion by Beverly Engel

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00PTIF3Q4/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

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General Discussion / Re: Pete Walkers book - wonderful / thank you
« on: June 05, 2019, 07:55:59 AM »
i bought his audiobooks too so i can listen when im out walking as my mind wanders when im reading

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General Discussion / Re: Fed up with myself
« on: June 05, 2019, 07:51:49 AM »
same here. started hanging doors last week...3 out of 5 done, then lost interest and tools just got pushed in to corners while i went fishing and hillwalking
sitting now looking across and the tools have been joined by walking gear and fishing gear and i cant get my head around doing anything about it lol....
main thing though, is that im still moving forward and the things im doing when going off on tangents are mostly healthy for mind, body and soul.
we'll get there eventually  :thumbup:

ádh mór

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Podcasts, Videos & Documentaries / Re: Pastor Tim Fletcher
« on: May 30, 2019, 04:03:57 PM »
re: the 4 f's...ive started listening to a podcast made by a young couple. she has cptsd.
after the introcuctions in episode 1 she goes in to talking about the 4 f's and it was really interesting. i have to listen to everything a few times as my mind wanders away on tangents. dissociating, perhaps
if you have podcast listening time all the episodes are here https://soundcloud.com/complexitiespodcast

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General Discussion / Re: UK Benefits System Worsening My CPTSD
« on: May 28, 2019, 09:52:54 PM »
theres an excellent book called "the big book of benefits" which helped me get standard pip on both components.
the child poverty action group publish it
https://www.shop.cpag.org.uk/big-book-of-benefits-and-mental-health-2018-20

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Podcasts, Videos & Documentaries / Re: Pastor Tim Fletcher
« on: May 28, 2019, 03:43:17 PM »
he usually updates his videos at the weekends. he did a really good one last week on codependency which is something i found hard to understand
http://findingfreedom.ca/talks/

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Podcasts, Videos & Documentaries / Re: this guy speaks to my soul
« on: May 27, 2019, 12:12:05 PM »
i just posted about this same guy. i did a search for his name and nothing came up. sorry about the repost. his talks are really helpful

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Podcasts, Videos & Documentaries / Pastor Tim Fletcher
« on: May 27, 2019, 12:08:21 PM »
i happened to bump in to tim fletchers work on youtube a while back and he definitely 'gets' complex trauma. ive learned so much from watching his videos
most are on youtube and the rest + talk notes can be watched on findingfreedom.ca/talks/

https://youtu.be/6IxEwPMqB-c

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Introductory Post / rebel without a cause
« on: May 27, 2019, 10:00:50 AM »
hello everyone.....57 yr old habitual rebel here trying to gain as much knowledge of ctpsd as i can.

relieved to find that theres a reason for all the madness.

grateful to be here

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