Date of publication: 2017-07-08 20:35
I didn 8767 t want to offend you paul, I sincerely see this method as the right way I am just frustrated by this condition and it makes me feel so hopeless. I will continue to use these methods for as long as it takes to overcome this. Once again, i think the world of what you do to help people and truly admire it.
Only you can put yourself under stress, again as you are doing now. Just step back and think rationally about the best thing to do, not the easy way out, the best thing to do long term. Also what structure do you have to your day? Take some walks, go swiming, take up a hobby, a class of some sort, don 8767 t hide away and say you can 8767 t, you can Natalie.
I haven 8767 t been on here in quite awhile as I have been doing really well. But this last week old thoughts have been creeping back in and it made me feel scared at first but I realize these silly thoughts are trying to trick me into overthinking again! I think it caught me off gaurd at first because I have been doing so well for months.
Have just read your post fom yesterday morning and had to smile!! Just like you I would get into the post argument fury and ruminating, I was a world champ at it! it wasnt until I read 8775 stop thinking start living 8776 that I realised how much self inflicted damage i 8767 ve been doing to myself all these years.
My anxiety issue started after a cancer diagnosis (which is all cleared up) but was left with the anxiety legacy afterwards. I 8767 ve had a busy job for years and 7 small children and a highly strung wife!
Ross does your dp feel like you wonder if your really you in the here and now or not? Like your worrying about some worry that doesn 8767 t really exist (the constant focusing on yourself feeling)? Or is your dp seeing people and objects like their paintings and you feel automated?
I am also wondering whether this is the last part aswell, did anyone kinda when they have good days weeks, months question whether you know whether you actually feel free of anxiety, i know its strange but i kinda sometimes think i would rather have this strange feeling than not as it is something i am used to and can control my feelings thoughts etc and when i dont have it i wonder if this is a normal feeling again, hard to describe and i hope people understand what i mean, but then there are days i can go without even thinking about it and i am so outward, then i think to myself, wow havnt had that strange feelin g in a while, then WHAM slaps me in the face again. Sorry if its hard to understand any advice would be great as been feeling very inward and flat today
It is often overlooked in a misguided effort to get on with the real work of writing the speech itself. The outline is seen as a waste of time!
I can so relate to your problem with time on your hands and then the thinking starts all over again. Even when I do get busy, I can never seem to get busy enough to take my mind totally off me. Every single day I worry about what I can do to fill in my time, although I have a terrific understanding wife and 8 great kids, it’s like I need to be occupied all the time, but like I said, NOTHING seems to distract me. I can get so anxious and frustrated about trying to find a hobby or something to keep my mind off me. But no matter what I try I am still on me!!!!
8776 And I got used to doing things that were horribly uncomfortable for me. Afterwards I would treat myself with respect — let myself rest and recover. But once I got “comfortable” with this way of paying the anxiety no heed, I wanted more of it, so I kept checking in with myself to see if I was ok. And this started some small setbacks that I had to learn to stop causing.
The book changed my life and gave me a friend when I was desperate. I describe anxiety as a pile of laundry on top of your bed, as the weeks go on the pile gets so big the bed is no longer comfortable but if you start small and do light loads steadily the bed bed looks comfy and snug again.
Have you ever woke up in the morning feeling like you forgot how to do certain things and feel a certain way, even though you know it 8767 s actually possible to forget things you always knew how to do.