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I Battle With Negative Emotions, Stress And Fatigue

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    The Ten Commandments For Reducing Stress

      1. Thou Shalt Not Be Perfect, Or Even Attempt To Be.   2. Thou Shalt Not Try To Be All Things To All People.   3.. Thou Shalt Sometimes Leave Things Undone That Should Be Done   4. Thou Shalt Not Spread Thyself Too Thin.   5. Thou...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 6 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    Giving Up

    My God, up above, I've brought shame not only myself but you too. I ask you for forgiveness but I don't even deserve it. All I can do is to apologize. But will you turn your back on me? I'm so sorry.
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    What It All Adds Up To

    My story is similar to most . The mind going a million miles an hour. Change moods with a switch. Not many emotions I don't experience on any given day . . In spite of what I am feeling at any given moment with whatever emotion I'm dealing with. I know it will pass. It's just...
    packrater packrater 56-60, M Aug 11, 2013

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    Why

    I have often asked God why, why so much pain, why so little love, why this, or why that. I recently experienced loss, grief, and shame. I asked God why,why did this happen to me. I thought I was doing everything right. I prayed, read the bible, went to church, and loved my...
    LadyHoneynut LadyHoneynut 36-40, F Feb 4, 2010

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    And I Hate To Admit It!

    I mean I really do, I hate to admit that I battle with negative emotions, stress and fatigue. It all comes from my depression, my eleven year long battle with depression. It's hard it really is, something I feel like no one understands, I put on a happy face and tread through the...
    3venus 3venus 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    Tired

    I am fed up. I'm fed up with this crappy existance that  i call 'my life'. I'm tired mentally and physically, i honestly don't know how much more i can take of this. I feel like taking off.....just going anywhere. Right now i hate everything and i've got this anger building...
    Evernight Evernight 31-35, F 17 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    Look Within

    I am mad with myself, God, people, and life. I've tried so hard to get it right and for years I've been wrong. I just don't know what else to do, or where to go. I've talked with my mom, father, brother, and sister. I've tried my best friend, close friend, and boy friend. I even...
    LadyHoneynut LadyHoneynut 36-40, F Feb 4, 2010

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    Say Depresson: No!

    I have long been in a stressful situation because of love. Even just a little and everything. But I gathered. I realized that I can not continue to live. After all, life goes on, you just need to join in its noisy stream.These rules helped me)
    Katherina1 Katherina1 16-17, F Jul 19, 2012

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    Dreaming...

    I've been having a difficult time lately... I use to exercise daily, eat healthy, and read often. Lately I've barely been able to get out of bed. I've been sleeping for sometimes 20 hours/day... I consequently have been experiencing radically lucid dreams... Lots of negativity...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 7, 2013

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    I Tick All Of Those Boxes

    I have spent a large amount of my life depressed, which these days they reckon as mentally ill. Along with that has gone the usual suspects; low self esteem, vast amounts of stress, and lately, during the past 2 years, serious bouts of fatigue. Couple all that with alcoholism...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 6, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    This isn't my story, this is a "rant" you could say. There have been alot of stories about what "real depression" is and what it is not. Teenagers without any "real problems" that...
    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    There's so much happening in my life all at once. It's mentally and physically exhausting. My mind is cluttered and it doesn't seem to be clearing up anytime soon. College, friends...
    janewsmith janewsmith 18-21 1 Response Aug 5

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    Bipolar, depression, de-personalisation, anxiety, stress; all words used in this modern world to describe unhappiness..what if these weren't psychological conditions but the mind...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    I have battled depression all my life not feeling accepted not only by others but by my parents. It got really bad as I got older and had several car accidents and neck surgeries...
    bkconslt bkconslt 46-50, F 25 mins ago

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    Robin Williams, Stress, Depression And Surfing Life by www.coachingtohappiness.com There are some people that just strike you as kind, caring people. People that go beyond...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 14

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    To Medicate - or Not. I hope my story & experience can help someone else that is struggling with Anxiety and Depression and is worried about taking medication. I think I have...
    ALynn007 ALynn007 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    So, since the police left me alone 12 hrs today (which I managed to sleep the whole time) they elected to take me to the hospital the make sure I didn't consume anything that could...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    August 3. Owning Our Power in Relationships. "So much of what I call my codependency is fear and panic because I spent so much of my life feeling abused, trapped, and not knowing...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 3

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    If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can...
    Heart39 Heart39 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    In January I went to a naturopath after four months of unsuccessfully trying to drop 20 pounds I had gained despite eating mostly Paleo and doing mild exercise and get my body...
    Sara220 Sara220 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    At 12 I started to notice a mood and personality change and have chalked up my sadness, mood swings, lack of interest, and inconsistent insomnia to near comatose states to being a...
    Bobbyckat Bobbyckat 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    And I hate adjusting to new medications...Especially anti depressants... Mostly because not only does it give you physical symptoms like nausea, fatigue, decreased appetite...
    veeshybi veeshybi 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Stage III Adrenal Exhaustion? Diagnosed with a severe activation of the HPA Axis in 2011. I made lifestyle changes and life was relatively fine until this past Christmas when I...
    missvmarie missvmarie 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    So does anybody else get in a depressed state and just cant figure out why? Well thats how I am right now. Im just sitting here feeling very depressed for no reason. I mean it may...
    amandaleigh1992 amandaleigh1992 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    My boyfriend used to be wonderful to me. He honestly was like a prince coming to help me up during my dark time. Over the course of two years, he stopped trying so hard. He is...
    tofufingers tofufingers 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 20

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    -Long Post, be ready to read, may be emotional- I'm so lost tonight.. Idk if this counts as suicidal, but I want to die, I really do. All my life I've been unlucky from the...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Taken to restraunt with dad and his gf ( we live in same house) just feel like absolute nothing. Clear sign of unhappiness tho i was asked "you ok, you seem stressed" can someone...
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    What happen to me??? My heart is been hard going lately.. I felt that my heart is pulling my soul away! So hard to breath. I felt really tension and stress in me, it directed me...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    So I went to one of my therapy appointments a few days ago and I have to say it was a VERY hard session. Usually we talk about some of the things in my life that cause me anxiety...
    thetiredmama thetiredmama 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Every day I wake up and come so close to just quitting my job, just not going back. I am a machinist and it's so stressful. Can't stop worrying about work whenever I finally have...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    I don't know what to do. I'm so stressed out and anxious. Im not even be happy its Friday. I can't stop thinking about Monday and work today. I was just throwing up every morning...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 26-30, F Aug 15

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    "Understanding depression: the myths and facts Like all mental health problems, there is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding surrounding clinical depression. Part if this...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    i am insanely stressed out right now... my cousins are here and theyre sleeping over and tomorrow we are going up to a lake to go boating and i really really dont want to go...
    kinkykittymeow kinkykittymeow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I sometimes wonder what if it all ended.. No more stress, no more judge mental people, no pressure from the world to be the smartest, most athletic, and most good looking out there...
    izzyrhianna izzyrhianna 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    I can't go to sleep, I can't shut my eyes They shot the father at his mom's building seven times They shot Malcolm in the chest, front of his little seeds Jesse watched as they...
    NiklausMikaelson NiklausMikaelson 13-15, M Aug 19

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    I'm gonna go skateboard some stress that I have been holding on for a bit. Dad just got me peeved off. This house is not healthy for my mental state
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    It seems like everything goes wrong at once sometimes. My soon to be ex-husband has started drinking again, which isn't surprising. My emotions on that matter aside, I've been...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I am a recovering Alcoholic and currently in a program. It is basically a place where you rent an apartment with other people in recovery and attend groups and meetings. The men in...
    allenhinton allenhinton 41-45, M Aug 21

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    The Mediterranean diet just isn't some new meizitang pills http://www.botanicalslimmingsoftgelsale.com/red-meizitang-strong-version-c-38.html.html trend diet ... dreamed up by a...
    combskznd combskznd 26-30 5 days ago

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    Hi! I posted this is one of the threads here, but I decided to post this again. August 9, 2014 I am 22 weeks pregnant. I have had instances wherein I bled because of too much...
    cindyann85 cindyann85 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Family problems, friend problems, stress for starting high school, personal problems, sports problems. Stress stress stress.
    emgg emgg 13-15, F Aug 12

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    I've been sick with nausea, acid reflux, stomach pains, fatigue, constipation, and dizziness for a month and half. I've been to my personal doctor, the G.I. Specialist, the...
    gaileysarah gaileysarah 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I am stressed out while on holiday. I had to drive into a big city in another country in search of a restaurant to eat. We had it all planned based on trip advisor found one with...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Stress is caused by giving a ****. sometimes wish I didn't care and could go around not giving a ****, need to practice on that. seems I'm stressed over half the time, only thing...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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      The dose of thyroid hormone could be meticulously controlled so that the body's metabolism is restored to regular.  You need to have your blood analyzed at the least annually...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Today is a stressful day, for the first time since my partner was a child he is seeing a counselor on his own. Of Course he is resistant to change and wants all the details and...
    lonelyASgrlfrnd lonelyASgrlfrnd 22-25, F Aug 7

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    Ok guys.. I am trying to make it less awkward.. I will see him in about 10-15 days...I am not sure if I will fire him and get another tutor or if I will keep having lessons with...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I wish I didn't stress about other people, because it's not benefitting anyone. I'm getting panic attacks, again. I've worked out they come from a sense of uncertainty with me, not...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F Aug 14

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