Selected mentor

Our online mentors offer free advice, coaching and mentoring support based on their own personal experiences. You can get in touch by using the contact button below. If you can't find a mentor on the topic you're interested in, try searching for a related topic or send out a call for help.

h0th3ad
h0th3ad aged 39
Tags: Add tags
Sign in / join horsesmouth



 

Profile

3 words

Determined , Supportive , Articulate

Self description

Female , 39

I was married for 7 years before I separated from my partner, sold my business and moved with my two young children closer to family. But instead of it being easier it turned out to be harder then I thought. I became a recluse, isolated myself from the outside world. I started to hate everything I loved but most of all I hated myself. I had no help or support. I didn't want it till it started affecting me physically. I use to punish myself by punishing my body. Lack of food caused whole load of new problems. I got help and they gave me a lot of support because I didn't have any other support. The depression was so bad I thought I couldn't live in the outside world but now I am due to start a childcare course and got a work placement. Life turns around in the most surprising ways. My children are my strength and give me hope.

Life experiences

Depression

Because I have been through it and I know how important it is to have someone listen to you and support you. It was the worst years of my life but it's at the back of minty mind if not away from it. I believe everyone suffers from it some time in life but some suffer more than others. I am proof you can change things around with the right support, I want to be that support and the reason to change a persons life positively.

Eating disorder

Being a sufferer of this disorder has made me want to help others in this situation. Everyone hates one thing or another about their body. Some people can control their urges some want to change their looks. But not everyone can afford cosmetic surgery and in order to make changes they can only take control of what they give their body. Hence a problem starts ie. eating disorder. It's a mentally affected problem but not one where we can't get help and get it in control. I wan to be that help and share my experiences.

Single parent

I have been a single parent for past 5 years and my children are now 10 and 7 years old. It can be hard, very hard when there is no help, no support but it's the most rewarding thing in the world. Why? Because you get credit for all the hard work you put in by your children's achievements and most of all the biggest reward is their smile. I can share my experiences and give advice on how life can be easy,rewarding and worthwhile . At the same time how you can organise daily routines to let you have a life as well.

Why mentor on horsesmouth?

To help other people in situations like mine. I have a lot to offer on life experiences. My struggle with depression and eating disorder can help me to explain to people suffering how I got through it and I can give sound advice on being a single parent. It's difficult but not impossible. I would like to give people a positive outlook to their problems/worry.

Add to contacts
Contact mentor
Invite to group

advert - horsesmouth

Similar mentors

These mentors have similar life experiences - they could possibly help you

No mentors with similiar experiences were found 


Didn't find the mentor you were looking for?

Why not send out a general call for help to everyone

What is online mentoring?

If you've lived, you've learned...and you've probably got a story to tell. Mentoring online is the perfect way to share your hard earned-wisdom with those who can benefit from your experiences and knowledge, all in a supportive, safe and secure online environment. It takes seconds to sign up and you never know who you might meet!

Other users say...

 

I am very lucky to have found your website. Recently I wrote about a problem which I face very often.... There were 10 responses from 10 mentors. They have really explained to me and made me understand that I do not have any problem. Your services are wonderful and I am very much thankful to all of you.

I have been mentoring on HM for 18 months. I really enjoy it & hopefully I am helping other people. Recently I posted my my first 'request for a mentor'. I have been completely bowled over by the response. So many people taking their time & making the effort to offer constructive advice in a friendly polite manner. For me it completely validates the intent behind HM. It reminds me how many good, helpful people there are out there. Thanks for providing such a great service.
'I called out for mentor assistance a week or so ago.

I have been inundated with unbelievably helpful replies, and now have a toolkit to draw on to start turning around behaviours and mind-sets that have been detrimental in my life.

I just want to thank Horsesmouth and all the amazing people who reached out to me.  Each and every one of you has given me something to think about, and some have given me heaps of material with which to start working.  Now I need to do the work! Thank you so much!' 

advert - horsesmouth