stress

  1. H

    Anxiety, mental fogginess, emptiness, emotional disconnect, social estrangement...

    My mental health story seems so long and complex that I don’t even know where to begin, although I guess most people who have struggled with mental health problems probably feel that way since the issues themselves are so internal and so chronic. I guess I’ll just go chronologically and try to...
  2. S

    How to forget a traumatic experience?

    A couple of days ago, I posted a thread on how I was struggling to accept that I've wasted all of 2018. In January of that year, my depression developed, and it was mostly because of my job. In that post, I didn't explain the contributing factors of my depression, and I don't believe I'll be...
  3. J

    Stress and panic attack user interviews for a responsive website

    Hello everyone I am a student from the university of Reading studying graphic communication, currently I am doing a project about health and responsive websites. My website is for people who suffer with anxiety and panic attacks, and will provide support, advice and knowledge on anxiety and...
  4. V

    Just checking

    Hello everyone, im new to the forum and am looking for some answers. I am a 21 year old maintenance worker and i have been having some issues recently leading me to believe this might not be something i can easily push to the side or get over. For the past 6-8 months i have been seeing random...
  5. J

    Hello

    I have just joined in hope to get support and give support. I have GAD, and have had it since I was 18. Now at (cough cough) 42, i have learnt new ways to deal with it. I go up and down, depending on the stress in my life. Currently fighting a battle with fear and panic attacks bought on by...
  6. TroubleinParadise

    The Burden of Obsession

    Hey everyone, I'd just like to share my experiences with you guys - I'm curious to hear your thoughts. I find myself constantly on edge, in the sense that relaxation is an impossibility. If I am busy I am a lot more 'relaxed' in a sense. I never truly feel calm, and I find it hard to enjoy...
  7. H

    I feel like a failure at everything.

    My name is H. I'm a 40 year old mother and I can say I think being a mom is the one thing, the only thing I have ever done right. I love my kids and think I'm doing a pretty good job of raising them. I live with a great husband, who loves us more than anything. I feel like I'm caught up in...
  8. B

    Feel like Im stuck in a hard place (health related)

    So, Ive been to the dentist, and it turns out my stress from the last few years has damaged a lot of my teeth through developing bruxism. It's filed most of my front teeth flat and moved some out of place. I feel like my smile is hideous now and it really upsets me. If I carry on the way I am, I...
  9. S

    Relationship Anxiety, Confused, Please Help

    Hi Everyone. This is new to me but I'm really in need of some help from people who might understand how I'm feeling because I'm at a loss. I've been with my boyfriend nearly two years. The first year was a struggle, he is a year and half younger than me and is finishing uni. Within the first...
  10. J

    Cant eat most of the time really need help ! :'(

    So, im going to keep this short and sweet, dont wanna be here all night 🤣 So recently (past 2 months) i have been waking up in the morning and being sick. Not really sure how it started exactly....but....i cant eat....i put the food in my mouth and chew a few times and i have to spit it out as...
  11. T

    Hello there...

    Hi. I joined this forum because I've suffered for the past 16 years from suffered from clinical depression. I've gone to therapy and I want help from people who don't get paid to listen. I want to hear from people who suffer the way I do and how they pull themselves out of it. I think I'll learn...
  12. T

    That feeling of unlovable-ness is back

    So I was on a dating site a few weeks ago and this guy started messaging me, now that's usually a red flag for me right there because I'm usually the chaser. That might sound weird but there's a reason for thst, the guys that usually chase me are usually really messed up people. He proved me...
  13. E

    How to help a friend?

    Cheers! A friend of mine has been pretty "down", lately, mostly College and another thing, which I will explain right away, and with him being my best friend, I can't help but worry, so I was hoping that maybe someone here would maybe help me help my friend. (Thank you all in advance!) So, to...
  14. S

    Verging On A Breakdown..

    Sighhh Hi everyone, hope everyone's keeping their spirits up as Christmas is coming.. This is going to be a bit of a rant so I apologize is advance. Lately it seems like the world is trying to kill me, now some people hearing that might think "that's a bit overdramatic" if I could tell you all...
  15. B

    Work and other related dismal affairs

    Hi, I'm new to these forums so I would just like to introduce myself. I have had mild to severe anxiety ever since I can remember. It has caused me some health problems with my stomach and my thyroid and I want this to end. I don't really know why I'm posting here. I don't expect easy...
  16. W

    Worried About My Wife

    Sorry in advance for the long post... I'm not sure if I'm in the right place or if this'll be welcomed here, but I really need some discreet advice. It wasn't until recently that I considered that my wife could be bipolar because the symptoms don't seem to be severe, but this comes from 6.5...
  17. R

    i don't know

    They said that talk is good. They said that they will listen and that they will understand your situation. They said that it's okay to vent out. That you should talk to someone you love and loves you back because they will understand you, because they will listen and provide you a shoulder to...
  18. A

    Unsure about depression

    This is my first post, I don’t really know how to start to be honest. I think I could be depressed. Recently my mum pointed out that I haven’t been myself, as she put it, and we got to talking and she said she thinks I could be depressed. I don’t know what depression looks like. I do t know...
  19. G

    I dont know whats wrong with me

    Hi, i have been trying to independently deal with issues but my brain cannot figure anything out and just causes more questions to ask myself. i have come here to open up (for the first time) and hopefully some advice from people who understand. so my history is in 2016 i was diagnosed with...
  20. A

    Environmental stress caused my psychosis

    Environmental stress caused my 3 boughts with psychosis. My last one was over 5 years ago. Right now my parents are getting divorced very recently, I am trying to get a placement at my college to complete 400 hours for my diploma, I have an interview for placement this coming tuesday, taking...