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High School & College Anxiety
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I really need to stop procrastinating all the time

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 8:15 AM, 3 comments
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I used to always feel smart, like I knew what was going on in classes. Now, in college (especially in a rigorous conservatory setting) I suddenly feel like I’m constantly playing catch up. I’ve never felt so behind or stupid.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 4:51 PM, 2 comments
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I have just started year 11 and I have anxiety attacks. My attacks happen suddenly and they happen when I’m in class. When have them I have to ask the teacher if I can go to the bathroom before it gets worse most times

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 9:48 AM, 1 comments
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I am currently not even 11.. yes, I'm a 10 year old struggling with anxiety all because of 5th grade.. just wait until I'm in highschool 😖😞

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 10:31 PM, 2 comments
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Everyone tells me I am so smart and that I should be great full for what I have. Why am I not great full? What is wrong with me? Why can’t I see that?

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 2:19 AM, 1 comments
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Trying to get through the semester with good grades and a social life is super stressful right now. Sports help with stress but it also makes it worse that times. I keep telling myself to breathe and it will be okay but deep down I don’t think it will.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 12:09 AM, 0 comments
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I just went to lacrosse tryouts and I hated it but I feel like I can’t quit because I’ve already quit so much that I feel like I’d disappoint my family if I kept doing it.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 10:35 PM, 1 comments
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I’m already getting ready to transfer schools but I’m stressing on what to do for my major and what schools to apply to ? Sometimes I even feel like I just want to drop out and do my hobbies as my career.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 9:52 PM, 0 comments
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I’m currently a freshmen in high school and my family is trying to guide me into being a pharmacist because I’m in Math honors but I want to lean into being a writer instead. I don’t know what to do, lean on my talent or my passion. Any advice?

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 5:00 PM, 2 comments
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Unmotivated, really, hope I can get over it but most of what I want for in the future isn’t taught in schools

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 11:51 PM, 1 comments
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I'm afraid to fail, to fail at my exams ou at my competitive examination.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 9:37 AM, 0 comments
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School just started again 3 weeks ago. The first day I got home I wanted to cry and have a break down very badly but I stopped myself because I tend to push my emotions away. I was miserable everyday but I never let anybody see. I’ve been jam packed with assignments and homework. My English teacher is particularly ruthless with the amount of homework given. I haven’t had any time to relax.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 9:13 AM, 0 comments
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I’m a freshman in high school taking a Honars US History course and struggling with it, sometimes I’m motivated to go the extra mile with studying sometimes I’m not

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 4:32 AM, 0 comments
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Really need to get a good grade in physics but my teacher doesn’t teach. It’s really stressful and frustrating. Just had to get it out of my system.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 3:04 AM, 0 comments
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I am feeling scared from my exam.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 1:44 PM, 0 comments
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