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Anxiety Peer Support

Anyone else feel foggyheaded all the time and almost like their brain is full of concrete from stress and anxiety and depression?

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 5:11 PM, 8 comments

Oh god I need a hug

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 8:18 AM, 5 comments

I feel like there’s a really mean voice inside my head all the time telling me I’m not good enough, I’ll never be happy again, I shouldn’t even try. Why is mental illness so harsh? Every moment of happiness I get is followed by “Why even bother, you're just going to be sad or anxious again in a few minutes.” I’m so tired of this cycle. I’m not even sad or anxious today. Just numb and exhausted.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 4:20 PM, 1 comments

I started keeping a journal so I can keep track of what to talk to my therapist twice a month about and this helps to release those thoughts and store them somewhere so I can move on to other things and not feel like I have to keep going over those same anxious thoughts

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 4:14 PM, 1 comments

does anyone take really big deep breaths through your mouth, like with your chest, and it feels like you can’t really catch a good breath so you keep doing it until you get a sigh of relief?

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 11:58 PM, 6 comments

Hi! I am new here. I’ve been struggling with anxiety for over a year. I’ve tried therapy and medication but none of them worked. If I go a few days without panic attacks it is a miracle but the ones that come after are even worse than the ones before. I can’t talk to anyone about this and nobody undestans me. I am from Romania and we don’t have a lot of support groups for this. Lately I can’t get over them. I am always afraid. I don’t know what to do. Can someone help me?

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 6:16 PM, 3 comments

Something that really helps me is visualizing better days ahead. Thinking about how the weather will be warm soon, or holidays with the family. Just knowing that I won’t always be in this awful depression and anxiety. Something has to give eventually.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 8:58 PM, 0 comments

Depression means you’re not happy where you are. Anxiety means you’re not happy with what you’re doing.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 9:11 AM, 0 comments

How do you control over thinking? Worrying about stuff that may never happen? How to stop making assumptions??

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 4:12 PM, 2 comments

I always feel foggy headed, I have little shake problems too & I stopped working and going to school because of it. I'm super socially awkward, I can't sing or dance Infront of anyone. My sex drive dropped because of me being insecure & worrying too much. Ugh my life sucks now but I keep on believing it will get better soon. I just have to stay positive no matter what.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 2:59 AM, 1 comments

I feel like my anxiety controls me, I can’t study I can’t eat, I don’t know what to do

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 2:36 PM, 2 comments

I see that a lot of people on here struggle with health related anxiety. I have dealt with this for a decade and it is nice to know I'm not alone. I hate feeling like I'm not in control of my body.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 5:52 PM, 0 comments

I'm not sure where to start.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 1:07 AM, 0 comments

I feel like I’m falling apart. I tried a couple medications recently but didn’t think either helped, but now that I’m off them (I’ve been off meds for ~1 month) I feel much worse than I did before I started taking anything. Is this normal? Does it get better?

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 5:54 AM, 1 comments

I feel as though my anxiety is getting worse. Yesterday I had a few panic attacks from dealing with my financial problems and my PTSD symptoms were really bad yesterday. I feel as though I am never going to get through the trauma I have went through.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 12:52 AM, 1 comments

I have been having thoughts all day, and they won't go away. I have ticks that go off randomly everyday like pacing, or Fidgeting with my necklace, or stuttering, talking fast. I don't know what to do to calm down without feeling like i need to puke, or pass out.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 11:53 PM, 0 comments

The anxiety, all of those nightmares, and now headache. I feel like I'm living in real life horror movie.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 9:21 AM, 0 comments

I have aweful anxiety thinking about an old relationship that I cannot let go.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 2:47 PM, 2 comments

I am new to this. I have been seeing a therapist for about 3 weeks now. It helps in the moment but when I’m at home I have trouble falling asleep because my brain won’t shut off the thoughts. I’m stressed 100% of the time I have panic attacks and it’s just all out of control. I have been suffering with this for 10 years and I am just now seeking help so I think it will be way harder for me

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 1:33 AM, 1 comments

I hate when I have to put on how I feel when I don't know. I don't even know if it's even negative or not!

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 10:54 AM, 0 comments

Anxiety can affect everything in my life... but it can’t take away my love for life!

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 5:22 PM, 1 comments

Im so scared, im so stressed i just dont know what to do, what are my repressed memories, i just want to remember, why cant i remember. Im panicking, i just want to know what it is, i want to know why im so scared of things for reasons i only partly know

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 2:33 AM, 1 comments

Weird days. Those which I feel like I’m lost in myself and that I’m not fully conscious or something like that.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 2:54 AM, 1 comments

I feel nauseous constantly. My parents don’t want to believe it’s my anxiety. I really need help and they won’t give it to me. I struggle to do even small things like go out for lunch with friends.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 8:24 PM, 3 comments

It seems to me that people hates me because of my anxiety. I just can't control myself sometimes and become passive aggressive.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 11:15 AM, 2 comments
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