I Have Anxiety Issues

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 177 People

    I am about to turn 60

    and I feel so alone and isolated. I have no friends and little family, and I'm practically a shut in because of constant anxiety. I have tried medications and psychotherapy to no avail. Does anyone have any other ideas? I hear a lot about mindful meditation and yoga, but I...
    raidermen76 raidermen76
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 5, 2014
    Georgief742 Georgief742
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 8, 2014

    Anxiety sucks. I really think I need medicine

    for it. It's hard not to have a panic attach when I feel like this
    LostUnderSubmission LostUnderSubmission
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2015

    I have learned to understand,

    respect and even embrace anxiety as a necessary and even helpful human trait. But as a trauma survivor, my wires still go a little haywire when triggered and normal human moments can be a challenge even when I know I'll be fine. Big group party tonight and I just won't make...
    mphamvu mphamvu
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2016

    there not that bad...

    but there still there :)
    hockeybabe1 hockeybabe1
    18-21, F
    Apr 5, 2014

    I have this problem where my face gets flushed

    with redness way too easily. If I'm embarrassed or laughing, it'd turn red. When it's hot, my face turns red. There are so many more things that trigger it. I usually don't notice it at all until people point it out. And when they do, it makes me feel embarrassed, which makes it...
    JD0121 JD0121
    31-35, F
    Sep 12, 2014

    I always seem to think im doing something wrong

    when I'm with a Crowd.like im always being putdown by people. Do I need help?@
    vicnoil1991 vicnoil1991
    26-30, M
    Feb 6, 2014

    I forget that everyone dies eventually.

    I love my life but why do we live to please and love when everything will die? That's heartbreaking. It will all be gone and wasted... Maybe I am worrying about nothing, but I think this is something
    Freya135 Freya135
    18-21, F
    Apr 5, 2014

    I can't handle it anymore,

    I'm loosing myself to these panic attacks, it's so hard to stop them, or end them, because when there happening I have nothing. I do t know where I am or who's with me, all I can think about is what caused the attack. I freeze and start to shake, it's hard to breath. People just...
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001
    16-17, F
    Jan 15, 2015

    So where do you live maybe we could bond.

    I always loved to have fun but since I am married to this jerk my life is soo boring
    Ritanna Ritanna
    66-70, F
    1 Response May 8, 2014
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