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    last 2 weeks of school

    before Christmas break. lots of tests, assignments and exams to do ):
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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    Hello all! My name is Leda

    and I'm a health coach with Take Shape for Life. I became a health coach because I have used fitness and yoga as a way to stay positive and help myself when no one else could. This opportunity has allowed me to use what I've learned in my own experiences to help others in their...
    ledag ledag 22-25, F Jun 22

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    I think I'm stressing myself out.

    I feel like I don't have time to do things. I'm working an average of 28hrs a week and sometimes a bit more. I'm also taking one class. It's online but I still have homework today. So, far I been pretty good about my hw. I'm trying to make time for my boyfriend. I see him once...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    about my thesis, I have to finish it within

    july 20. then what'll i wd be doing? when will i get a job? when i'll get married? would my salary be sufficient for me n my family. all these thoughts making me stressed, lowering my BP. life is so stressfull when you grow up. killing all those passions n hobbies, just to get a...
    Adamsofeve Adamsofeve 26-30, M Jul 12

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    I'm in my early twenties.

    Stress has been my companion for years. When I was a young kid I moved abroad with my parents and when finally going to school with all of the kids who were locals - that's pretty much the moment when I became a loner. Or started to feel like one. So my social life has never...
    nightowl007 nightowl007 22-25, M 10 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Going to be a stressful week at work.

    going to need a lot of sex to calm the nerves.
    shareitall shareitall 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    It's happening again,

    people always coming to me for help. Well, I'm done, I'm tired of being that person everyone comes to for help. It's depressing and it's bring me down more than what I am. I'm constantly thing about other people's problems. That's literally ALL I think about. It sucks, and I'm...
    xBleedMeDryx xBleedMeDryx 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 10

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    Oh gosh exams are in 2 days

    and I'm not even half done with revision! It also feels like no matter how hard I study I go nowhere. (Am I just dumb?)
    Indieda Indieda 18-21, M Jun 26

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    Biology20 final exam tomorrow OMG I'm

    so NERVOUS. This week has been **** and hopefully I pull through for my grade and future #Lordhelpme #Jesustakethewheel
    Anon2721 Anon2721 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    It's been an eventful couple of days to say the

    least.. funny how things workout..Or don't.You'd think a certain something will make your life better but damn were you wrong..Oh well. :)
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jul 7

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    I was stressing out when my grades went down

    really fast, I was failing about 3 classes and my whole family was depending on me
    briannaamatias briannaamatias 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I thought the holidays were suppose to be fun

    and a time to spend with family. When did it get so stressful and expensive? I was so excited because we are going out of town and now I have people made at me because I won't be home for Christmas and I had to spend money on gifts for everyone and I have to get my dogs all...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 26-30, F Dec 17, 2014

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    I'm beyond stressed out.

    I don't now how I manage to always get into complicated and ****** up situations but I do.
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 4 Responses May 31

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    Life has handed me a lot of lemons this year.

    While I am trying my best to make lemonade, I feel lately all I have done is walk around holding this heavy bag of lemons. Between unwanted health complications, excessive legal issues, family/relationship problems and trying my best to keep my scholarship at school... When do...
    BabyBlondeOne BabyBlondeOne 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    I am usually pretty good at handling stress

    but lately it's been getting to me. I have been having physical symptoms because of my stress now and I don't know how to fix it. I can't sleep, my eating is off, I can't focus, etc. I feel like I should not be so stressed because I am so blessed to have what I have in my life...
    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I am not usually stressed out,

    but I had being under the gun! I have two major projects due. One next week and one in August. The August one hasn't even been started. UGH! I think I just need a vacation and some whiskey!
    hawkfan12 hawkfan12 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 9

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    Wompy52 Wompy52 18-21, M Jul 2

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    Finally finished my essay,

    climbing into bed at 1:45am. Probably should've finished my homework for other classes but I figured I better try to get a couple of hours of sleep before I have to wake up for school at 5:00am. Graduation needs to hurry up before I lose my mind!
    BeautifullyAmiss BeautifullyAmiss 18-21, F Dec 4, 2014

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    Ever sense I figured out what reality was I've

    been fighting for people. Every single time I would see someone in pain I would help them. I'm only 16 and all this stresses me out so much. So much in fact my bf is forcing me to take today and relax. God I love him so much. He's the only one that knows how to make me feel...
    UnconditionallyGone UnconditionallyGone 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I wish I could run away to a tropical island

    and never look back at my old life. No school, homework, drama. I'd take my best friend with me and we would have a blast. Being lazy in the sun all day, singing by a campfire every night. Yet here I am, stressing over homework. Close to a breakdown even though I just had...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 22-25 1 Response Jan 5

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    Even though he was a verbally abusive bully,

    I am still sad that he hasn't called me. this feels like my fault.
    AlisonAnnAbby AlisonAnnAbby 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm having one of those stressful days like I

    want to give up everything in life (web designing), as much as I tried to make everything work that many times it just seems to fail on me and also I made a bigger mistake as I was about to do some online shopping by mistakenly using a voucher code and ordering things which I...
    agdnn agdnn 26-30, M Jul 19

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    It's Life Everybody experiences times

    when nothing seems to go right. It's life. The way it is. Usually you take it in stride. Knowing time will move on; things will get better. Nothing is destined to stay as it is. No matter how long things are bleak or crumbling down everywhere. As the song says, you know...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    In the Standard Scale

    for measuring your stress level that goes from 0 to 600, I scored 657 points!!! My husband knows that but it seems that he unable to help. It's awful and deeply sad.
    Pather2013 Pather2013 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    My college bursar bill stresses me out,

    along with my increasing loans and financial aid. And then books are going to cost so much money too.
    AliceAlice19 AliceAlice19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    miserableamy miserableamy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2014

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    Tonight I'm going to eat

    and drink with my friends. I'm going to enjoy tonight and ignore all the stress I've been feeling. I'm going to ignore my money problems, my self esteem issues, my work stresses all for one night. I hope I can actually do it.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    Tell Me How

    tell me how u deal with it coz i cant tolerate and burst in fire tell me how u smile like tht coz i cant smile wen it hurts tell me how u are so patient coz i cant be like tht and can only be me tell me how to live this life and deal with it & all with love tell me god u...
    mellifluousme mellifluousme 22-25, F 12 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    I feel like I'm going to throw up.

    My anxiety out of control right now, I have a canker sores, and I have been having really bad migraines because my wisdom teeth are coming in. I'm moving and it's stressing me out because we don't have a house yet. It's my last day of work tomorrow (finally) but I'm afraid I...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    I don't want to sleep,

    I don't want this morning to come any faster. Time is the enemy. There is not enough time.
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I've been so stressed

    that i ended up in the hospital with bells palsy. It's really making me depressed as well.. *sigh*
    Kanza00 Kanza00 22-25 1 Response Jun 23

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    I have been letting things

    that are beyond my control take over my life and I need to just let go of some of this stress so that's what I'm going to attempt to do now. It's not healthy and my body is unhappy about the stress so I just have to find a way to make it less consuming.
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    It's so hard living with unstable people.

    . very stressful..always on edge,that something bad will happen or you or someone else you care about will say the wrong thing and make this person snap..and it sucks when u cant do anything about it and have no one there to back u up either..sighs..i guess thats life,for now at...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jun 20

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    I'm at the point where I can't sleep anymore.

    It's summer and I'm already stressing about school, homework, and now finding a job. I just wish I could catch a break😓
    liiloo123 liiloo123 16-17, F Jun 22

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    meowziewowzie meowziewowzie 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Transferring colleges in hard is general,

    but I'm in the process of transferring out of state. Such a long process and it sucks now since I work full time and can only go to school part time that it'll take me much longer to get my associates. I'm 1/3 way done though from my transferred credits. Should start school in...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I know I should not let it

    but anxiety is getting the best of me. The constant state of absolute stressed out is exhausting ..... I need a vacation from this hellish reality . It's getting harder to fake it.
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    I just can't seem to focus anymore.

    I have exams coming up in a month and I need to study, but I keep getting horrible migraines which then result in more anxiety that I'm wasting study hours. I'm visiting my aunt in another country right now, but my family is having problems as usual and that's always on my mind...
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I don't know what to do sometimes.

    . Everything feels and seems so fu*king complicated all the time. Home, family, school, friends everything. School life isn't helping me on getting me a break from problems. Family keeps on making me more worthless for everything i do. Friends haha friends don't give a...
    SparkzInTheDark SparkzInTheDark 16-17, F Jun 30

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    cha boosh! too much studying next day exam

    coming and thinking too hard steam come spraying out of my ears. brain cells come gushing out of my ears later explode can bam!! my brain explode into a thwack of study notes and flood the class room
    ErbiumbInTheEr ErbiumbInTheEr 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    submissivenurse submissivenurse 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    just beyond tired, work weekend

    and class Monday through friday all day, when do I have time to relax.
    submissivenurse submissivenurse 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    Adult Resignation (we Should All Do This) Lol!

      To Who it May Concern: I am hereby officially tendering my resignation as an adult. I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of an 8 year old again. I want to go to McDonald's and think that it's a four star restaurant. I want to sail sticks...
    lostsoul73 lostsoul73 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    I'm tired and everything is stressing me out.

    It's too hot and i feel heavy and bloated. I just want to lie down and forget about life. Just drift into soothing thoughts ans relax completely. Im tired of counting calories. Im tired of eating food i dont like. Or being in the mood for something else. I hate that i put myself...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Pretty much being crushed with the pressure of

    school and terrifying endless possibility of the future
    yungpnw yungpnw 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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