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Anyone tired weak fighting scary feelings?

Starrlight
Starrlight

I’m trying to figure out how to stay calm and not pay too close attention to my weird thoughts and feelings because it’s the anxiety acting up; it’s not reality... but then what is? How do I get to a perspective of truth? Logically I’m not in danger but my heart has been beating fast al morning and afternoon. I took propanolol with my usual meds but don’t know how much that helped, none it seems. I feel defeated for the day and I still need to take an important trip to kiddos school which in itself is anxiety provoking. I tried exercise tea and now I’m about to meditate in the sun ☀️ Any one have other ideas?

...Meditated. I’m waiting to get to and finish the stressor of the day and I’m trying picturing the event as a positive one because it’s always easier than I anticipate...

I’m very tired of living this way. People can support but no one can help me but me and I’m trying my best That’s all I can do. I pray night will seem to come soon ✨ 🌙

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Starrlight, if you are having scary thoughts like I do often, they say don’t push them away or fight them. In OCD treatment it’s called exposure response prevention, meaning you have a thought, and you prevent yourself from responding with a compulsion. There’s a lot more info atThe OCDfoundation.

Starrlight
Starrlight in reply to Ddorne

Wow yeah I recall you shouldn’t push them away... I’ll look into that ocd foundation thank you sooooooo Ddorne ❤️

I hope you feel better. God bless.

Starrlight
Starrlight in reply to BobJensen

Thank you sooooooo ❤️ Not yet but one of these moments I’ll be able to relax. I’m anxious about something I need to do and I’m afraid anxiety will mess it all up.

BobJensen
BobJensen in reply to Starrlight

Take some deep breaths. Let them out slowly.

Starrlight
Starrlight in reply to BobJensen

Soooo much better

What’s up with you? Is life good?

BobJensen
BobJensen in reply to Starrlight

I am doing well. Thanks.

Hidden
Hidden

I hope you're feeling better, I don't know what I can say to make it better. But I'm here to offer support whenever you need.

Starrlight
Starrlight in reply to Hidden

Thanks ❤️ it helps just seeing that you have kind words for me. Hope you are doing well.

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Starrlight

I'm ok

Starrlight
Starrlight in reply to Hidden

So could be worse right? My day went... I’m feeling better after getting all of my plans done and I can relax a little.

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Starrlight

I'm glad you are feeling better now and yes everything could be worse. I could not be awesome 😂

Starrlight
Starrlight in reply to Hidden

😆

i know exactly how you feel i go through the same thing almost everyday the only time it stops is when i go to sleep it is very exhausting

Starrlight
Starrlight in reply to fib4

((((((((Fib4))))))) thanks 🙏 😊 I feel less alone but sorry you have to deal with it too... Hope today is one of those good days for you!!! ❤️

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