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I don't know what to do.


I have been having issues lately seeing a point to life or anything really. I'm not being suicidal, just that why does anything matter if we are just going to die. Thinking about dying causes me to go into waves of mini panic attacks and i can't get myself out. I wish i could just shut my brain off for a while. I don't know how to get myself out of this loop.

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anxiety is so awful....It's overwhelming to say the least....sorry your going through it. I am a big believer in as much info as I can find on stuff I'm going through or want to understand better about someone else. This is an interesting article you may be interested in:


This is also a great site that talks about dealing with anxiety and panic attacks:


SoSo23 in reply to fauxartist

That first article is something that i will for sure look at. Thank you for the response, means a lot to me.

fauxartist in reply to SoSo23

the second one is about dealing with panic attacks.

fragile58 in reply to fauxartist

Thankyou. faux. X

fauxartist in reply to fragile58

any time....best wishes to you.... hang in there...


I had this same issue, I thought about life and why it means anything if we die, it felt so helpless and sad. Then I read Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl. I also prayed, cried, read the Bible, journaled. I realized how much I love people. I truly love my family and even people I don’t know. The purpose of my life is to love, to grow in love and comfort others to grow. I believe this life is our learning place, this is where we learn how to love and go through spiritual growth. Relationships are everything. You are a spirit having a human experience. If you could devote your life to a cause what would it be?


I understand how difficult it must be to feel this way. Have you try reaching out your doctor about this or seeing a therapist to help you through this? Wishing you better days, blessings!

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