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I Need To Control My Anxiety

Anxiety can be so harmful. Try to control it! 136 People

    I have anxiety about my health.

    I'm always afraid of my heart stopping before I go to bed and I sometimes even fear choking on my food while I'm eating, which leads to mini panic attacks if I swallow something "too big". Any one else feel this way and if so, how have you coped?
    jillianGGirl jillianGGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2014

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    Always Up At Night Thinking

    I torture myself at night thinking about the bad stuff tht goes on in day to day life... Betrayal, how to get myself through it! I'm only young, know I should leave him for cheating but I don't feel strong enough yet! Any advice?
    Happyfeet4 Happyfeet4 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    I Feel Like The World Is Over Because Of This

    I have been diagnosed with anxiety disorder. If I plan for something then it gets changed last minute, I freak out. I get butterflies in my stomach and my chest gets tight and I have all of these worst case scenarios running through my head. I feel like I want to EXPLODE!!!! But...
    SecretChamber SecretChamber 13-15, F 1 Response May 31, 2013

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    It's Very Hard

    I do need to control my anxiety, but it's very hard. I have very serious social anxiety & also some general anxiety. At this moment, I'm feeling very anxious, & I don't even know why. My old therapist used to tell me to meditate. That was her only advice to me in two years...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    Sometimes My Anxiety Gets The Best Of Me

    My anxiety gets the best of me; almost always. I get nervous when my family visits friends and family, when Im in a place where there is larg groups of people. I remember once, me and my family went to a 4th of July parade for my town. I cried before we went, in the car, and...
    livingalife livingalife 13-15, F Oct 16, 2012

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    Academic Anxiety. Doomed For Life??

    Have you ever felt like your world is crumbling down on you? That nothing is going the way you wanted it to or planned for it to happen? Have you ever wanted something in your life or had a vision for the way your life should be proceeding but it continues to fall short? Have you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Anxiety

    Anxiety,I need control,It’s a horrible thing,Taking me over,Driving me mad,I need a grip,A grip of oneself,Gotta get control,Before I fall.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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