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I Fight a Constant Battle With My Mind

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    "Just be yourself", especially in the work

    place , is difficult and at times toxic to ones soul. "Be yourself" , as long as you have not had experiences outside of their small town , small minded , narrow vision of the world. Too many people are willing to tell you that you must be a lying braggart rather than believing...
    callingonaheart callingonaheart 56-60 Aug 21

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    Some Problems Are Real

    Thankfully most of mine are all in my head. lol!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22, 2011

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    Mind Funk

    My mind is always analyzing and always on the go.. I try to calm myself down but unfortunately my mind won't let me sometimes and when my body is completely active and won't stop moving my mind is relaxed and slows down to a crawl..
    dejavudreamer dejavudreamer 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    A Poem

    Would you just listen and please don't say a word, just yet, I'd like you to think back to the very first time we met, How you felt around me? The memories we shared, And just remember that once upon a time, you really cared. I looked into her eyes I got lost in their...
    Sorangie Sorangie 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2009

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    Light And Dark

    When one says "battle", I picture swords flashing, horses screaming, men dying right and left. Much like the battle scene in The Chronicles of Narnia or Eragon or even Star Wars.  And in a sense, that's how the battles with my mind work.I am constantly at war with myself. People...
    MasterOfStudies MasterOfStudies 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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    Conflicted

    My mind is a very confusing place. sometimes it feels like i have two minds or something, i get so conflicted. i over think everything, to the point where it gives me the worst anxiety. then, another part of my mind is all like "chill outttt, why are you so uptight?" but i really...
    r548 r548 18-21, F Mar 24, 2011

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    I Wish It Stop For A Moment.............!!!!!!

    hurt...................sadness................anger...................sleeplessness................panic...................stress..................and anxiety are just the few among many i am feeling in my mind. it feels like a dustbin which i have forgotten to empty. i wish i...
    destinygirl22 destinygirl22 26-30, F Jan 2, 2012

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    Ha Ha

    my mind has a goal it's to drive me crazy. Stick around long enough and I'll tell you who wins
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2009

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    And This Time, I Won =)

    Some of you may have noticed that I've been having a rough time lately. Depression has been bugging me a lot and stuff - not necessarily good stuff - has happened. There has been a lot of ups and downs. Mostly downs. I've lacked energy to do....well, ANYTHING. Even going up the...
    peanlo peanlo 18-21, F 17 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Right Now I Don't Understand

    I feel like I'm getting reckless, careless with ****.  I need to watch out.  Now is NOT the time to **** up.  Stealing, and then on the way home this evening, I ran a red light and a lady in an SUV almost hit me when she was turning on an arrow.  :/  What...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    In A Fight For Peace

    I am in a constant battle within my mind. My husband says he can see it on my face everyday. He thinks I overthink things. But the fact is I am always running through events and scenarios. When something happens I obsess about what I should have said/or not said that would...
    wingsofreedom72 wingsofreedom72 36-40, F 3 Responses May 16, 2011

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    My Mind Wants Me to Work and My Gut Wants to Dance

    Now, I know the chance of getting paid to dance is remote.  Also, today is a nice sunny day, the kind for wandering around outside, having fun yet I have to work to pay the bills, so here I have the problem.  To work or to have fun.  Now, if I could do them both at...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    it's really weird how our thoughts can affect in our life.. my life in the edge ... and I'm gonna fall down ... fighting them needs alot of time, which is not available everytime...
    lilmemeunique lilmemeunique 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The battle still rages, both depression and anxiety allied themselves to fight what still remains of who I am. I am in no position to give up however I am weak, I am broken.
    MrIndeed MrIndeed 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    Hi, I really need your advice because I'm a bit confused and rattled. I was with my boyfriend for about 6 months when we first met everything was great, we laughed so much and had...
    Rainrebel Rainrebel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I used to fight my weight as i did my sexuality. I am now at peace with both. So I am writing this for you. A few months ago, I accepted my sexuality and this allowed for me to...
    SecretlyBiRightNow SecretlyBiRightNow 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I've done some research on the benefits of Choline so I started taking 2000mg a day. It has definitely improved my mental state! of course.. I still have troubles sometimes. my...
    trmhippygirl7 trmhippygirl7 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I feel like i was mistake being born in the world I've done so much ****** up **** but my past is pretty ****** him itself nobody knows how it makes me feel . I was laying on my...
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 29

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    First of all.. How old are you? 2nd have you talked to your dr? Meds can help you.. If you use them right. 3rd anxiety is no fun. I deal with it too. I have been battling...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    I sometimes have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning. It's a problem that's been getting better with medication and time, but it's messing up my college career. And then...
    spiffyoctopus spiffyoctopus 18-21, F Oct 28

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    Redo: People say you should love yourself to be happy but I can't seem to find love left in my heart. Only emptiness and loneliness filling my whole body and the only reason I...
    tagmepurple tagmepurple 18-21, M Oct 30

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    So I just joined a biggest loser competition at the local gym. I've worked out a few times and I've been watching what I eat. But I think I'm becoming obsessed with my weight. I...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I was feeling so up for a couple weeks there, but now I've just plummeted right back down. Why is this so difficult? I'm getting so frustrated with myself because I can't even...
    spiffyoctopus spiffyoctopus 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    It's hitting me hard tonight. My dads in the hospital with congestive heart failure and I'm hurting deep. I must be strong though for my sisters. Hes not my biological dad but has...
    riddlesmile riddlesmile 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    Please checkout the YouTube channel Douglas Bloch if you are suffering. It will give you hope please just take one minute
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Oct 27

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    I hate when people say, "Why can't you just get over depression?" Can you get over me knocking you the **** out??
    texan75 texan75 36-40, F Oct 28

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    I have been there. Ask for help do it for yourself, your worth it. 🌺🌺🌺🌺flowers for you !!
    Sonny02 Sonny02 41-45, F Oct 28

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    sometimes i don't see the point of living anymore
    intoxicatingxmuke intoxicatingxmuke 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    I'm scared. The problems at home make me want to never be like any of them. I hold in my anger, and that just makes me numb. I lost track of time and everything around me just was...
    JumpUpOnceYouWontComeDown JumpUpOnceYouWontComeDown 13-15 2 Responses Oct 28

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    If you're facing depression please check out the YouTube channel douglas bloch it will save your life please
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    People always say you should love yourself before you can love someone else but it's hard to love myself when I feel so empty. I have no real friends, people tell me I'm a great...
    tagmepurple tagmepurple 18-21, M Oct 30

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    Please check out the YouTube channel Douglas Bloch if you are facing depression. Please it will help
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    Nothing happens until you take action. Please checkout the YouTube channel Douglas Bloch for depression. there is a way out.
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Oct 31

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    I been clean for weeks. But today I cut and I did not want to but I did not know how to get the stress out.
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F Nov 10

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    I dont eat because I dont want to get fat. It all started in middle school. I was a semi-fat girl who only had a few friends and no body paid attention to me because fat people...
    Lostinspace45184 Lostinspace45184 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    Please check out the YouTube channel douglas bloch please it will save you and give you hope
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Nov 14

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    And twice on sad days. Sometimes three times.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 15

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    Every second. Every nanosecond. Suicide most of the time will appear near knives or high places.
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Nov 16

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    Don't cater to negative thoughts. Counter your thoughts for example: Thought: I'm not going anywhere in life, look at what I've done and where I'm at. Me out loud: I'm not dead...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    Behind my smile is a hurting heart Behind my laugh I'm falling apart Look closely and you will see the person I am...... Isn't me...
    notsosweetcookie notsosweetcookie 13-15, F Nov 16

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    I was told by my friends at work that I have been so unhappy since October 15. I couldn't tell any difference but apparently they can. Don't know what to say to that.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    If you're going through depression please checkout the youtube channel douglas bloch it will save your life man
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M a week ago

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    my wife and I have a 6 yr old son and have been trying for over 3 yrs now to conceive another she was found to have low progesterone levels but refuses to do the hormone...
    sleepless1786 sleepless1786 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Please checkout the youtube channel douglas bloch it will save you please
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    so i ate a piece of pizza... i purged. sorry if this triggers...
    LessFoodLessWeight LessFoodLessWeight 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Waivering between self pity and self hate. Feel like I'm back 10 squares.
    Incognit05 Incognit05 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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