mental health

  1. Enlightened1

    Spirituality & Wellbeing

    Please may there be a specific forum where we can share practices such as meditation, breathwork, journaling etc to support our mental health, trauma healing & wellbeing? Els
  2. R


    Hello 👋, I started eating a health food kept brownie thingy, which I got before I was vegan. I didn’t think about it not being vegan beforehand, but I read the ingredients, to reveal that it had bovine collagen in! I carried on eating it so that I didn’t have to just throw it out. I feel bad...
  3. R


    Hello 👋, I’m very upset at the moment. I just had an argument with my mum. She got really mad and I got really upset. Anyhow, so I posted something on Facebook about veganism and animal rights. I posted it in the wrong places, in a What’s On group for my village and in a Devon group. It...
  4. Forest Nymph

    It's Okay to Not Be Okay

    I really love Hope Kale Pesto hummus, with their vegan Buffalo Bleu cheez a close second ...I buy their hummus more than any brand except for the local co op - and one day I actually was having a bad day and I noticed the inner seal says "it's okay to not be okay" which was nice, I guess I had...
  5. R

    I’m having an anxiety upset. I hate living in this world. Please help.

    Hello 👋, This isn’t just vegan-related, but I’m Autistic and I suffer very badly with anxiety. I just went into my mum at a ridiculous hour asking about getting my sleep-in headphones working. She got really cross. I got really upset (crying, not angry). I desperately wanted compassion from my...
  6. R

    Dealing with looking up & seeing upsetting stuff online?

    Hi ?, I’m an animal rights person. I’m a (near) vegan. I do click-to-donates, online petitions, going to vegan and animal rights markets, food bank donations, charity pots, not wanting to use/buy stuff from companies that test on animals and sharing on social media, among other things like...
  7. R

    What can I do to stop overeating?

    Hi ?, I’m a young adult ??female who is Autistic. I’m on Olanzapine and Pregablin for anxiety. I’m also mainly vegan. My overeating, which was brought on by the medication, is out of hand. I pig out about 60% of nights. It’s gotten very severe. I’m putting on weight. I need to lose weight. I do...
  8. R

    How can i cope with seeing/reading about/ animal cruelty ?

    Hi, I'm a young animal rights advocate. I'm mostly vegan. I do a lot of campaigning on the Internet. With such, I see a lot of really disturbing images and read about upsetting things. I have mental health issues (Autism and anxiety). Here are some of the really disturbing things I've seen/read...
  9. T

    Being vegetarian is making me unhealthy?

    So I've been vegetarian for 4 years now, and everything was going fine for a while. After a year of being vegetarian though, I just noticed a downfall from there to now. I got really bad eczema on my right hand (never had it before), my anxiety increased, I'm more tired and lazy, and I'm...
  10. Veggienerd

    Overly obsessed with food

  11. Laura Warner

    Media Vegan blogger @ the honest whisper

    I don't think many people would consider my blog a typical vegan blog. I like to discuss mental health and aspirations I have for the future. I also like to have guest bloggers if that interests anyone! The motto my site goes by is: Nobody is Silent. Many are not Heard. Change this. My blog...
  12. D

    Veganism & restrictive eating disorders

    Hi there! I´m wondering if anyone here has experience with going vegan after recovering from a restrictive eating disorder. I´ve been vegan before (3 years in total but that´s now 4 years ago, I´m currently flexitarian) but after suffering from anorexia I´m not sure whether I should go back...
  13. Second Summer

    Psychology Soul sickness

    This is from the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association's web pages: More: Soul Sickness: A Frequently Missed Diagnosis | The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (June 2010, Vol. 110, 347-349) I thought this was an interesting read, although I don't know about osteopathy...
  14. B

    Survey Healthy eating

    Hello, I am a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology at Indiana State University. I am currently conducting my dissertation research and I am examining different relationships between healthy eating behaviors and mental health. For my research, I am particularly interested in those...
  15. M

    Is depression and anxiety a part of becoming vegan?

    Hi. :) I've been suffering from depression and anxiety for quite some time now. Is started complete vegan diet around 4 weeks ago, and at first I felt some good improvements, but now it is starting to wear off. I've been trying to find the best info on vegan diet and its connection to...
  16. M

    I thought Veganism was pure baloney, but I've seen massive improvements

    Hello, I will say that I'm pretty new to Veganism, I've been Vegan for about 4 weeks now, but I've already felt massive improvements. I was hesitant to start vegan diet, because I was absolutely sure that this would ruin my health. I've had some mental issues for the past two years that I'm...
  17. Chloe

    Mental Health

    Before I went vegan, I was depressed, had an eating disorder and had anxiety. Now, 2 years of veganism later, I have never been happier and am rarely anxious. I noticed this huge change in mental health so I decided to create an experiment to study whether there is actually a correlation between...
  18. Chloe

    Please Help!

    Hello friends, Before I went vegan, I was depressed, had an eating disorder and mild anxiety. Now, 2 years of veganism later, I have never been happier and am rarely anxious. I noticed this huge change in mental health so I decided to create an experiment to study whether there is actually a...
  19. W

    Support etiquette

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