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Gigglypuff sad inside

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I would really like to know how you study while dealing with your mental illness... how can you do well and stay motivated and even simply do the work when you don’t even feel like getting out of bed

(especially for an extremely important life changing exam):panic:
 
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hi Gigglypuff :welcome: !

I think I would need some support
like does your college have a counsellor ?
or there might be phone lines where you are

and you have to support yourself
by doing small amounts of work
including getting out of bed , which I also find difficult
I get out of bed and move to the sofa with the tv on
and then I sit up and finally stand up
its very difficult

currently I'm not studying but I am painting
im painting alot more than I expected
and enjoying it once I get going

:grouphug:🌅🎵🍀🌻
 
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In my case ADHD meds
 
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Gigglypuff sad inside

Gigglypuff sad inside

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hi Gigglypuff :welcome: !

I think I would need some support
like does your college have a counsellor ?
or there might be phone lines where you are

and you have to support yourself
by doing small amounts of work
including getting out of bed , which I also find difficult
I get out of bed and move to the sofa with the tv on
and then I sit up and finally stand up
its very difficult

currently I'm not studying but I am painting
im painting alot more than I expected
and enjoying it once I get going

:grouphug:🌅🎵🍀🌻
Hello thank you I agree moving from bed to.. Let's say a chair does help I will make myself do that willingly now.
And actually my situation is a bit more complicated.
I don't go to college yet
Instead I'm studying by myself at home for an exam to get into college (and I've been failing that exam)
And my home environment isn't that amazing and can't even go out or anywhere else
I think I would study a lot more if I could dress up and go to a library but I don't have any such place near me.

I've tried few helplines but where I live (which I'll prefer to not say) we have awful awful resources the national suicide helpline never NEVER WORKS!
And the said therapy helpline worked
Except it was awful
I feel like people here working in mental health have no clue what it's about.
My counsellor on the telecounselling told me to "open up and love" my abusive parents and when I used to try to explain to her why I can't do that she got super angry and judging like "parents are always right they're always there for you they feed you and shit"

So basically I stopped that 🙄
The doctors here aren't that good but they'r a little better.
However
I can't see a doctor anymore because my parents don't belive in mental health or they don't think kids or people who aren't adults with "real jobs" and "kids" can have depression and they call me a liar and lazy and what not so that's that.
No doctor for me :)

I tried online therapy with doctors but they all say the same thing "we can't do much online" that was a huge waste of money for me considering I have no job and I spend almost all my savings on that website still makes me so angry 😔.

I'm just super angry
I want to study
I have dream and a goal
And I really really reallyyyyyy want to move out of here
All I want to do is study
I don't even care about anything else because in this moment studying seems like the ONLY solution for evething.

But I can't do it.
I can't focus
I can't concentrate
I can't stop sleeping
I can't get out of bed
I can't remember what I've read
I get tired every 3 minutes
I get overwhelmed and have a panick attack looking at my syllabus and books
And end up crying on my desk all day lol.
Like
Ugh
I just want to study and I want someone who's been in my place to tell me what they did to help them study :(
:help::cry2:
 
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hi Gigglypuff

I agree with others about getting medication prescribed

as for the studying, you say that is going to help you
all I can suggest is just doing very small amounts at a time
and believing this will build up in the future

last couple of days ive not been well enough to paint
but today I managed to do half an hour
which seemed to be a long time and I enjoyed it

:grouphug: 🎼
 
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