Stefan wrote:The following is what I've discovered helps alleviate suffering. Please use it - it works.
contemplate the three marks (impermanence, suffering, nonself)
practice contentment and acceptance
stay positive - focus on the good
see problems as challenges
when there's nothing to do, do nothing
allow it to be - let it be - let it go
consider it growing pains, par for the course
Listen to the songs Don't Worry Be Happy and Always Look On The Bright Side of Life all the time.
4. Members who are suffering from mental illnesses.
Dhamma Wheel is for the exploration and discussion of the Dhamma. While the aim of the Dhamma is to provide a path to the end of suffering, members of Dhamma Wheel are not qualified to deal with acute episodes of mental illness of another, as expressed on a discussion forum. The Administrators and Moderators of Dhamma Wheel request your compliance with regards to the following guidelines which is designed for the benefit of all:
-- Members who are suffering a serious mental illness should seek diagnosis and treatment from a qualified medical professional within their community. Members who are suffering from an acute phase of a mental illness, including intention to self harm and/or suicidal should seek immediate assistance. http://www.befrienders.org/index.asp
-- Members who are experiencing an acute phase of mental illness or suicidal ideation welcome to seek referral to medical and crisis services from administrators and moderators.
-- Members are asked not to use Dhamma Wheel as a platform to express intentions of self harm or suicide, the experience of voices or other hallucinations or other artefacts of acute mental illness.
-- When encountering a member suffering an acute episode of a mental illness, we should treat that member with compassion and refer that member to medical/emergency services within that person's community and to Dhamma Wheel staff.
greggorious wrote:I feel like I'm falling apart. I can't meditate, I can't sleep, I can hardly eat. I'm just depressed all the time. Thankfully I believe in Karma, otherwise I probably would have killed myself by now.
I'm gonna go to the doctors on monday and asked to be put back on anti depressants and also ask to see a psychotherapist. I thought Buddhism would help, but all the stories of hell realms and hungry ghost realms makes me feel worse. If the hell realm exists, I'm in it. It sure doesn't feel like I'm a human being.
when there's nothing to do, do nothing
InnerMaster wrote:Jesus i feel the exact same i use to meditate see god and energies but i took to many drugs and instead of letting my system settle and accepting the best of a somewhat bad situation i kept doing drugs now I am seveirly depressed and suicidal if you lived my life for one day you'd know my over 2 year battle and I've already hit them bottom it just feels like now im scraping on it. I take this psychological instability everywhere. My writing, social life, meditation. I can no longer meditate and feel like im snapping when i do. I see a demon face all the time so i know I am in the hell realms to. I am so close to killing my self and the little strength i muster up in this once great but now measly form is sucked away by my parents. I can literally feel them sucking the last amounts of strength from me i just wanna die. (I think there sucking my last drops of strength comes from them not having enough of there own and not being financially stable its kinda rocking them but still sucking it off someone who is suicidal is not the answer)
I just cant think anymore and everything is a fast past crazy ramble for me. (ecstasy can do a hell of a lot to your brain)
Registered users: Bhikkhu_Samahita, Bing [Bot], BuddhaSoup, cooran, Exabot [Bot], Feathers, fivebells, Google [Bot], JohnWB, Magoo, Majestic-12 [Bot], mettafuture, reflection, retrofuturist, thaijeppe, upekha