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Topic: I am always anxious and it's ruining my life! :(

2 posts, 0 answered
  1. Willlow
    Willlow avatar
    1 posts
    27 May 2019

    Hey all,

    Over the past few years I have struggled with severe anxiety and just recently, depression. In primary school and the first few years of high school, I was fine. I would go to school everyday, hang out with my friends and all was good. One year in high school, my friend and I chose the same subject so we could be in the same class. I was really excited as I would know at least one person in each of my classes (this was very comforting to me as I have social anxiety, so having a friend was very crucial). When I received my timetable and we were all seeing who was in who's class, my friend and I had been put into separate classes. This threw me and I was too anxious to be in a class with no friends that I couldn't go to school for 6 months. The next year, I was able to go for the majority of the year year with a few minor bumps. This year is one of the most stressful years of high school as I am in senior and must get good grades to graduate, get a good job,etc. I went to school for 1st term and then I was hit with a wave of anxiety. I don't know how to deal with it and I can't go to a psychologist because I have anxiety talking to strangers. Recently I have been feeling very depressed as I cannot go to school, do study at home or anything because the depression and anxiety makes me too tired to concentrate and I don't feel worth it.

    I thought that this would be a good place to get tips to handle this so hopefully someone has some good tips they would be willing to share. Thanks for reading my 'life story'. Anxiety and depression are such strong feelings and it effects so many people. I would never wish these feelings upon my worst enemy.

  2. white knight
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    27 May 2019 in reply to Willlow

    Hi, welcome

    I understand

    Anxiety in its various forms can be debilitating and is serious, more serious than many know.

    At times we have to put in place ideas and actions to help us out, like you did in trying to be in your friends class. So well done in trying.

    If it doesnt work out the way you planned, thats sadly how life works. We have to find other ways.

    please google the following and read the first post.

    Beyondblue Topic anxiety, how I eliminated it

    Beyondblue Topic never ever give up

    I hope that helps.

    Thanks for coming here

    TonyWK

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