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Although I may not have faced what you are facing right now. I want to help if I can, so feel free to send me a message anytime and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
Sorry, but I do not take sexual focused chats or chats related to relationships, LGBTQ+ and family violence. Sorry for any inconveinences. 

 
Hey Everyone!!
I am Emma. Welcome to 7Cups, I am so happy that you are here; may I remind you of how brave you are for reaching out for help. You're amazing. 
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 I am assuming that before you chat with me you were wanting to know a little bit about me-so here it is:
-I am 18
-I'm from Australia. 
-I have Chronic Pain (Which I have had for about 9 years now).
-I struggle with depression.
-I also battle anxiety. 
-I understand what its like to hate your body and have had problems with disorted eating. 
-I have expereince with self-harm and suicidal thoughts. 
-I have a good sense of humour and always try to light up any situation (my friends and family have often said that I tell great dad jokes for a female laugh)
-I am a very quiet person and an introvert. 
-Passionate about Music, reading and Writing. I play the Clarinet and a little bit of Piano although I am no good at Piano as I am very uncoordinated. Haha. smiley
-Although these things are vitally important to me, I became a listener because my greatest passion of all is helping others. I know I can't necessarily solve your problems, but I can ensure you that I will NEVER let you face them alone. 
-I Love Elephants, perhaps a little too much, but hey at least they make me happy!!!
-I absolutely love Psychology and the way our minds work, I am not clinically trained nor do I claim to have the skills of a psychologist, but I have done psychology throughout high school and have a reasonable understanding of the human brain. 
-My biggest goal right now would be to study Medicine.
I hope to one day become a Paediatrician or a Neuroscientist. I would really love to one day delve deeper into the origins of pain and hopefully develop a cure or at least a more effective treatment for Chronic Pain to reignite the hope of so many people who are suffering from this debilitating and invisible disease. 


I want you to know that I am on your team no matter what you are facing; no matter how big or small it may seem to you, because YOU MATTER!!!! Yeah you, the one who believes that they are truly alone, the one who is at the very edge of their rope, the one who is begging for a friend, anything you are facing, YOU ARE NEVER ALONE HERE!! I know what it feels like to be so alone, and you don't have to walk through the darkness on your own; I am here, reach out your hand, you can be real with me. 
 
 I will leave you with these quotes:

"Although you didn't choose to be a warrior, you've been drafted into this battle. But you are bravely fighting!!!" (We didn't choose the hard times, and it isn't fair, but face them with kindness and stay strong, because the battle will end and you will come out victorious).

"You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes" -Winnie the Pooh (because sometimes reaching out for help is both the hardest and most rewarding thing you will ever do). 


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Number of Ratings: 69
Number of Reviews: 32
Listens to Over 18
Languages English
Listener Since Apr 17, 2017
Last Active in last week
Gender Female
Progress Path Step 1,643
Cheers 65,748
People Helped 164
Chats 1,059
Group Support Chats 4
Listener Group Chats 7
Forum Posts 69
Forum Upvotes 72
Feedback & Reviews
Thank you very much for listening to me during the worst night of my life. The best person I could pick.
Not judgemental at all.. actually listens and asks valid questions... good work
They were very calm about my situation and gave great advice.
best listener ever!!!!!!
Really really good so nice and friendly helpful and understanding of what I was going though
Fast to respond and good advices
very helpful, feels like a person i could actually have a normal conversation with. great therapist
Helped me so much!
Helpful and kind, goof balance between profesh and tenderness!
They are lovely
wonderful help... very sweet and caring:)
very professional
nice person
She's a super good listener I actually felt a lot better talking to her
So far I really like them and they're helping me by showing they actually understand
Cool.
So caring
I couldn't thank my listener enough for how much they helped me. Choosing this app was an excellent choice. I'm very thankful for my listener and all the help they gave!
Verry nice, helped me! i need to talk more.:)
This person helped me a ton. They always understood no matter the problem and walked me through how to help myself!
They were a great help. Very nice. Gave off a kind of homey feel that calmed me down pretty quick even though I wasn't showing many signs of distress.
really takes time to give thoughtful responses to all the crazy things i say, talking to her always makes me feel better
Good advice
Super sweet and supportive, definitely calmed me down after having a rough time. I hope that he/she gets to help more people in the future. :)
Awesome
Thank you so much
Extremely nice and caring, made me feel way better.
This chat was respectful, patient and not preachy at all. Exactly what I needed.
Really nice and made me feel like a person who matters
Great Advice. Very Helpful and Encouraging
This person is so helpful
This person see,s very comforting and nice, I know that's how everyone should be on here, but I really felt like elephant cared. She gave me lots of responses, and very quickly too.
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Questions Answered
Do people always want to get better from depression?
June 10th, 2019 9:01am
Why keep living, what's the use?
April 29th, 2017 7:30am
When will this feeling of being trapped ever leave me?
June 14th, 2017 7:15am
Why do I feel depressed even when my life is going great?
June 14th, 2017 7:01am
Why do I keep feeling so worthless and how can I stop feeling this way?
May 3rd, 2017 5:45am
Why do I wake up feeling sad sometimes?
June 14th, 2017 7:12am
I need help with depression
May 28th, 2019 2:48am
How to talk to a therapist without your parents knowing?
December 16th, 2017 12:28am
How can I open up to people more even if it scares me?
July 7th, 2017 6:45am
Why is it so important to share your feelings?
June 14th, 2017 7:18am
Why do I get so emotional over nothing?
June 14th, 2017 7:21am
What makes a person emotionally strong?
June 14th, 2017 7:04am
How do I prevent negative thinking?
June 14th, 2017 7:10am
Is it normal to feel more anxious when you're alone?
August 25th, 2018 6:33am
The Facebook "Seen" message gives me a lot of anxiety! When I see that the person has "seen" the message, but does not reply, I start thinking about all the possible reasons why they would 'ignore' me... Does anyone else feel this? If so, how do you cope?
March 31st, 2018 2:08am
How can I get what I need from my doctor?
January 12th, 2018 12:42am
What are alternative ways besides medication to deal with the physical symptoms of anxiety?
August 25th, 2018 6:40am
Is hating your family okay?
June 10th, 2019 8:56am
Can chronic pain cause depression/Anxiety?
November 23rd, 2017 6:40am
How do I let go of my past?
September 8th, 2018 8:37am
What does it mean when you feel lonely all the time?
June 14th, 2017 6:54am
How can i better understand what people with disabilities are going through?
May 2nd, 2017 6:56am
How can I stop feeling so embarrassed about the things I have to help me with my disability?
May 4th, 2017 6:59am
Would you date someone with a disability?
January 12th, 2018 7:16am
Does God really love me if I am suicidal?
January 3rd, 2018 8:21am
I know God makes no mistakes on how He made me. But why am I dealing with mental health issues then?
January 11th, 2018 7:22am
Why is it so hard to talk about mental illness?
January 1st, 2018 4:22am