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It's what you do with time that's important

It's what you do with time that's important

Growing up, I'd always been told time heals all wounds. I'm 20 now and I've only just come to realise that this is not true. Time heals nothing. It's what you do in that time that starts the healing.

Running on auto-pilot

Running on auto-pilot

This story was submitted by a young girl about her experience of having and eating disorder and what helped her get through.

The battle inside my head

The battle inside my head

There have been times where I wasn't totally sure I would see myself become an adult - and if I did I always imagined it to be the same as all other birthdays - completely ruled and ruined by anorexia.

Bottling things up

Bottling things up

It can be hard to open up about what we are going through but bottling things up is not the best way to deal with things.

Anxiety

Anxiety

This story was submitted to us by a young person about how they dealt with their anxiety.

Blowing off steam

Blowing off steam

Tips from a young person about how they deal with stress, decision making and tough times.

My brother's alcohol problems made me depressed

My brother's alcohol problems made me depressed

This story was submitted to us by a young woman talking about how her brother's alcoholism affected her family and about how she got through her own depression.

It does get better

It does get better

Hi I’m Nathan. I wanted to tell you my story about my struggles with schizophrenia and bulling and how I got through them to be happy again.

Dealing with disappointment

Dealing with disappointment

When things don't go according to plan, disappointment can get you down. Here's a story about getting past it.

Opening up and getting help

Opening up and getting help

It's not easy, but realising that you need to speak to someone about what's going on in your life is a positive and brave step to take. Here's the story of a guy who opened up about his depression and found some answers.

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