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Asking if I'm ok

He just knows. I think that comes with just living with someone for a while, there are days that I would wake up and I don’t feel as sparkly as I would usually feel and without me even saying anything he will just bring me a cup of tea. Just the one, and put his arm around me and ask if I’m feeling okay. 
Britt

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A card for thought

My best friends sent me a 'Beyonce wasn't built in a day' card when I was going through a bad spell. It let me know they were thinking of me and also that taking the time to get back to me is ok too.

Rachael

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Tough Love

The thing that had the biggest impact on me when I was recovering from depression/anxienty was my boyfriend staying when I said "Go away". He just sat quietly with me and showed me he still cared.

Kate

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Being there

My sister Martina has been a good support over the years. She's on what's app when I need her and knows when I'm goingthrough something. She's understanding and offers a good perspective on things.

Yvonne

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being there

its not always what you do that makes a difference, its not what you say that matters, what really counts is how you be and just being there is often enough

liz

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the rough times

I have a friend who just knows what I'm thinking and will therefor know when I'm going through a rough time. They sit and listen to me reassuring me that I will get through the bad times. I love them.

Caitlin

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Listen and Empathise

Don't judge, try to think ...what if it was a member of your family, a friend, a colleague or even you!

Stuart

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just listern,talk fr

Just listern,talking be with friends making feel welcome. Support one other.

Victoria

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Consistent friends

Consistent friends/colleagues are important. Those that suddenly blank you or cut you dead are not the sort of friends you want or need. Whatever their excuse is...

Jude

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a piece of choco

i just got a piece of chocolate from my colleague. this cheers me up in the long work day.

Connie

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Supportive friends

If you're having a rough time send a good friend a text to ask if you can let what's on your mind go, discuss the issue and the weight is lifted. Supporting each other in small ways really works.

Bernice

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fun things.

When I am really down. Me and my husband go to Great Yarmouth, to my childhood site Seashore Holiday Park. We play Pirates Golf and do all the silly party dances I did when I was a child.

Carol

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Dementia care

Silly walks, a daft hat, just a hug, a reminder of a happy memory. Little things that reassure and take away some of the anxiety and worries that dementia piles upon my mother-in-law.

Owen

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A friend...

I suffer from chronic anxiety. Just having my friend there if I need her and her knowing when I am feeling anxious and I need to leave the room.

Rhiannon

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my husband

He will always make time to say he loves me everyday and ask if I'm ok. My small thing is to be less selfish and try give him my time everyday. No matter how low I'm feeling

tina

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Ms Paula Morton

I suffer from OCD, anxiety and clinical depression. My good friend rings me regular to ask how I am and I confide in her. She's understanding and a good listener. Paula

Paula

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