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I Have Anxiety When It Comes To Driving And The Public

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    I have such an rich inner life. I picture myself as being rich spiritually and healthy (eating right, meditating more, yoga, etc, etc). I visualize myself as doing all of these...
    EarthyLocks EarthyLocks 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    I no longer have anxiety attacks. Before i had constant anxiety / panic attacks. So maybe this post can be an encouragement to you. I always had fear regarding my brain and...
    bingo24 bingo24 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I hate how one day I am ready to face challenges, I am fully optimistic, proud of what I do and ready to present myself. I am eager to know new people and new places. But the next...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 5

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    I called the suicidal hotline today. First I had anxiety for wanting to die. Then I got anxiety waiting for them to pick up. Now I have anxiety for being such a failure and having...
    StEaMa StEaMa 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think I have anxiety type of personality. I have the habit of moving my legs as if I'm restless in order to keep me calm down, or making myself relax. I've been so for I dont...
    missnasihah missnasihah 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I have anxiety about being on the phone. I don't like calling people or answering phone calls. I feel like I won't have anything to say and there will be long silent pauses and it...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    So basically most people who aren't that close to me don't know that I am a person who suffers from GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder). Some of the symptoms of GAD include...
    devinesoul94 devinesoul94 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi so I have had anxiety for a while now I believe but I am just now figuring out about it. I have always dealt with it fairly well all things considering.i have never been on...
    CrimsonRose123 CrimsonRose123 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Earlier this week I found out that this summer my job will moving to Washington DC from my current location in the Midwest. While this will be a good move work wise, I've been...
    benforce benforce 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    i have depression and anxiety, both are so much worse then ever before,gets worse every year. but anyhow i'll choose depression over anxiety all day. depression is friendly next to...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 15

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    I've been a mess for several days now. My mind is jumping from one thing to another, to another. Everything is jumbling. Everything is scattered. It's like a fog. My worries...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    *'m usually super laid back, but recently and sometimes out of nowhere, it comes, and to the point of sickness; nausea and headache, almost throwing ^ and passing out. It happens...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    One thing I've started doing recently that has really helped me is accepting my anxiety and my crippling social awkwardness. For so many years I tried to coach myself through it...
    Earthboundmisfiti Earthboundmisfiti 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Anxiety is a very hard thing to live with day in and day out. Nearly every morning before work I begin my day with tears and during severe attacks, vomiting. This started during my...
    kipkitty kipkitty 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 6

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    I was diagnosed with anxiety in my teens ( I am now 31). I am considering asking my doctor about trying a new anti-anxiety medication . I was wondering if someone here has any...
    animallover412 animallover412 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 6

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    I officially ran out of my anxiety meds yesterday morning. And I filed for a refill days ago, and they still aren't ready yet. Im supposed to take them twice a day, and was only...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Tonight's anxiety had no reason. It's funny, I have a friend that is a psychologist and he offered to give me therapy for free just to practice..... Lol..... And I wanted to donut...
    xanaxannex xanaxannex 22-25, T Mar 23

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    Right now my anxiety is focused around my fear of other people getting hurt, especially my brother. I do lots of rituals and do things in little steps to see if it 'feels' ok to be...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have become so afraid of insects. I dream about them and wake up screaming, thinking they've crawled in my ears. When I'm awake I have to go and look in my ears, clean them until...
    StEaMa StEaMa 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    My life is full of amazing, exciting things right now and I'm finally almost about to achieve some of my life-long goals. I have worked really hard on my anxiety, and I am pretty...
    thehanimal thehanimal 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 10

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    There are several things I think are contributing to my anxiety, mmainly unwanted changes in my life and having to go through it all alone. I wish I had someone to talk to about...
    MattyB0621 MattyB0621 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I've gotten really got at hiding my anxiety attacks. I usually go to the bathroom till they stop. I don't like it when people pity me or try to help.
    kittynanny kittynanny 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have had all my life, but it was not until I first went to a psychiatrist that she said I had it. Fortunately my anxiety is mild and only shows when triggered by some external...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I finally got rid of all my anxiety, I hardly ever felt it But just since the other day it's coming back and I feel like crying all the time now I strayed crying at PE when this...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Does anybody know of any good songs about anxiety?
    Mindofanintrovert Mindofanintrovert 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I have serious problems with it. Anxiety is like having a bunch of fish hooks lodged into your skin, and every time something pops up, anything at all, one or more of those books...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Mar 5

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    My anxiety is ruining my life and now I cant even sleep without fearing something that isnt there
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M Mar 6

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    I'm trying to beat my anxiety by myself... I'm not taking my meds. It's not working): I'm constantly shaking and feel like I'm going to start bawling. The world is going so much...
    jbnichole jbnichole 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 7

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    Little decisions are second-guessed - "I can't eat at the picnic table in the park - people will see the fat chick stuffing her face, instead of me and my PB&J." Unplanned...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 2 Responses Mar 10

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I ended up going to the emergency room yesterday. I had a pop in my head near my temple and a headache so it freaked me out. Turns out I'm fine. But they gave me a bunch of...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    My anxiety wasn't as bad as it is now, before I at least had a bit of break. But it is back indeed, worse than ever before. My intestines are so ****** up
    HypnoticCliches HypnoticCliches 18-21, F Mar 14

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    I aM having such a bad day with anxiety today..the physical symptoms are so bad ...if anyone has any ideas that helped them I'd love to hear it.....I do however have Huge problems...
    angelicpixie angelicpixie 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 16

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    Anxiety is a horrible thing..
    TheLoneStar TheLoneStar 16-17 1 Response Mar 18

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    That I do and it's highly genetic. My main current anxiety issue is OCD
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Sounds kind of odd I know but wearing hats helps with my social anxiety . Wearing sunglasses does as well . Creates a barrier and makes me feel safe and less anxious
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I've struggled with anxiety and paranoia for awhile. Recently it's been pretty bad. It's not just about little things like school and boys, now it's becoming about stupid, unlikely...
    alexclaire alexclaire 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not sure.. i think i have social anxiety And at the moment i don't see anyone or do anything.. literally. I study via correspondence so i don't go to school, i don't see...
    katelyn1998 katelyn1998 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I just got a sudden attack of anxiety I can't breathe and I feel sick
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I moved out of home, 6 hrs away from all my family, friends and girlfriend 10 months ago for my first real permanent full job to pursue my career. Initially everyone was very...
    rgroundsy rgroundsy 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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