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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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Time...<3

When a family member or friend takes the time to sit down and listen to you can make all the difference.

Marnie

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Compliment Pack

I took a standard pack of cards and wrote '52 Reasons Why I Love You' on them for my best friend to look at during times of difficulty. She said it really helped to bring her back to the moment.

Jodie

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Compliment character

You don't have to tell someone they're beautiful or they're perfect, tell someone that their joke made you laugh, or that you saw something and it reminded you and them and it made you happy..

Kaitlyn

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Food glorious food

My flat mate bought me my favourite dessert out of the blue and left it on my shelf with a post it. He knew I didn't want to talk but this gesture made my week. :)

Sally

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Sometimes I wonder..

I wonder if they really care, I wonder if they'll always be there? When I push away as hard as I can, do they really understand? I wonder if they'll miss me

Janine

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my family

My daughters and my partner are my inspiration to carry on though difficult times. My daughters text and talk to me they seem to know when I'm feeling low. And my partner gives me regular loving hugs

Mandy

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Look around you

Has someone you know started spending time on their own at breaktime at work or on an evening then try to speak to them. They maybe having a tough time, reach out to them.

Tim

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Spend some time

One day, I was feeling pretty lonely and down. A friend came over and encouraged me to go on a walk. It was like a light went on.

KH

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Give a little

Recently, I had to get rid of most of my belongings. I didn't have undergarments. A friend recognized my need and he brought me to the dollar stores to buy undergarments. This instilled hope and pride

CB

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Helping at work

on this particular day a lady called to alter her accounts, mid conversation she had a panic attack by the end of the call she was calm and incredibly thankful. all I did was talk to her.

Amber

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Bear Hugs

If you see someone who seems upset or stressed I just go up and hug them, sometimes I ask but in all reality sometimes a hug is so refreshing and calming.

Sandra

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A note in a jar

I had a jar of happy thoughts for whenever I was down, I picked one out one day that my sister had put in, It said she was there for me and to call her whenever, I've never forgotten that

Abbie

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Support

During particularly difficult times my husband and best friend constantly keep in touch with me and with each other to make sure I get the support - emotional and practical - that I need.

E

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Hold them.

My partner has been diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety and Depression, to support her through it sometimes all I need to do is hold her tight, kiss her forehead and tell her "I've got you, it's ok."

Jade

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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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