Coping with School Stress

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High School & College Anxiety

Good luck on finals this month everyone! Just get through this last wave 💜

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 4:34 AM, 1 comments

Ok so I am expected to be a straight A student and every day I come home and I always have the mental want to do my homework but my body never ever actually listens and gets up to do it and then I always find myself super distracted and I have all borderline grades rn and it’s super stressful if anyone has any tips please let me know

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 4:05 AM, 3 comments

Aight guys I’ve got a huge 45 minute oral exam worth a large chunk of my final degree grade. Wish me luck

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 11:04 AM, 4 comments

I don’t know how to sit down and just do my schoolwork. I always get distracted or lose motivation. Even though graduation is on the line I still can’t motivate myself to do my work.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 2:44 PM, 2 comments

I feel like my letter grades and percentages are getting in the way of actually valuing what I am learning and how far I have come.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 6:05 AM, 1 comments

My final paper for philosophy is due tomorrow... so is my English. I WILL FINISH!

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 11:50 PM, 2 comments

Finals are coming up but I feel so bad physically. I need to remember to take it easy.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 2:24 AM, 0 comments

I have to do a running test in gym soon. I’m so nervous and I just know I’m gonna fail it

Posted at Dec 11, 2018 12:50 AM, 3 comments

I'm a procrastinator.. that's such an understatement. I ended up not even studying for my midterms until the morning of.. and of course there was no way I could have studied anything useful.. and it's like I don't even care anymore. But I do care. I feel like everything's falling apart. Since highschool I've been struggling. Now I'm in my third year of college but I can't study I don't know how to study I tried everything.

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 11:27 PM, 2 comments

You CAN.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 2:55 PM, 1 comments

So I’m working on some old assignments that are past due. My teacher is wonderful and is letting me finish it without taking any points off, that is if I am able to get it done this week. Everyday I’m come home and I tell myself I need to do it, but I never do. I know this is all my fault, but I feel like I can never really focus on anything. This causes me a great deal of stress and anxiety..

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 6:16 AM, 2 comments

I’m a bad procrastinator. Right now, I’m doing a lot of homework because I chose to procrastinate even though I knew that I would regret it and here I am, regretting it.

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 8:12 PM, 1 comments

I finally got out of the mindset of planning my life around my assignments. Now I plan my assignments around my life, and I feel like I can actually have a life outside of school.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 4:19 PM, 1 comments

I’ve got an exam tomorrow, I can’t stop freaking out.

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 10:14 AM, 1 comments

I’ve got three finals and a paper this week. I feel worried and stressed.

Posted at Dec 11, 2018 1:30 AM, 1 comments

anyone else feels like you need to change your personality when you are with specific people

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 11:20 PM, 2 comments

I am scared my grades are getter worse every day😵

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 9:07 AM, 1 comments

The more I study, I feel more lost than ever. I see other people succeed in life and think, “Is what I’m doing right now really leading me to where I wanna be?” I’m paralyzed by the amount of studying I have to do when I should just get to it. #finalsweek

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 4:33 AM, 1 comments

My entire life school stress has caused me so much pain and distress that it has led me to be incredibly mentally messed up. I don’t know who I am, or what my personality is anymore. I feel like I go in and out of different personalities and that I’m going crazy! I want to drop out of college, but I want a degree. I can’t function and do normal daily activities. It feels like I can’t even pursue my dreams due to my mental illness, and once again I’m just so done.

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 10:17 PM, 2 comments

Im so unmotivated to do anything in school. My grades arent what i would like then to be and finals are coming up. Any advice??

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 7:37 AM, 0 comments

Can someone say FINALSSSS! 😭

Posted at Dec 11, 2018 3:10 AM, 1 comments

Class starts in 10' and I'm getting my report card because my mom didn't get it last Friday and my new teacher is very strict with grades

Posted at Dec 10, 2018 1:37 PM, 0 comments

I'm a so so student, l have to work real hard to keep up. Stressing about my financial situation doesn't help😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱

Posted at Dec 11, 2018 7:24 AM, 0 comments

I just got into University of Pennsylvania. Dream school — but I’m literally so anxious about it I can’t even function and thinking about all the stress I’m going to incur is already breaking me down mentally. All everyone says is “why do you even have to worry? You’re SET” but my anxiety gets the best of me.

Posted at Dec 11, 2018 3:53 AM, 2 comments

I am so stressed about school. Everything is going wrong. I know i failed.

Posted at Dec 9, 2018 9:13 PM, 0 comments
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