I think the tear jerker is a great idea. Often when I am struggling to cope I really need a good cry, because often grief is behind the struggle (holding too much grief inside).
I still need to watch these two films but a friend lent them to me as being child appropriate tear jerkers which are also good films:
Hachi A dog's Tale
One of my favourite Disney films (I'm not overly keen on a lot of them) is Brave, I watched it with my then 10yo when it came out. She was fine (apart from one scary bit where she snuggled up to me) and I cried
I have to go for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit series.. both books and movies! Then Big Bang! for tv. Saw 'Home' with kids for my youngests bday and it really was awesome, so that has to be a new fav for kids movies!
Ha ga @NikNuk If you love Anchorman check out Stepbrothers!! Absolute classic! Bit of swearing but very funny!! @Former-Member I have just come home from watching home..yep I cried..again..but I laughed heaps too! Looking forward to Shaun the Sheep
Great clips by Pat Deegan on YouTube, also videos from Mad In America.. If only my phone was smarter.. There ate great pics and videos via Facebook from MHAA Mental Health Awareness Australia, Voices Vic, Adavic and PDAN..I share them far and wide except for this forum cause I can't do it on this phone!!
Here's a poem I wrote during the T-ACT course I did with ECASA a couple of years ago. I wrote it about the group, but it's about us here too - in fact every person.
Are we: black or white male or female left or right straight or gay up or down broken or whole slave or free human or alien theophile or atheist agnostic, Christian, Jew, Muslim, Hindu, etcetera to eternity?
Or are these Merely labels – Boxes we strive to inhabit At our own, or others’, Volition Whilst we foster The courage To open-heartedly Become Ourselves?
Surely this Is the gift We have to offer To ourselves Others The world God? (However we name, decry, or deny)
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