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Work & Student Related Anxiety



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Jun 7, 2018
For the last two years, I have really struggled in my courses as a graduate student. Not because I find the work difficult or that I am incapable of completing the assignments... but because I get the worst anxiety about completing them! I am often late on simple assignments, procrastinate doing long assignments, and my grades reflect this. :low:

I honestly am unsure what to do to combat this dread that I feel when I think about completing my work. It makes absolutely no sense, I know. I feel so guilty even talking about it with anyone. I complete my course work online, but it is honestly a struggle to even begin the work. Most of the time I put it off until the last minute because it is almost like I have a fear of doing it. Anyone experience anything similar? I am at a loss.:(
Fairy Lucretia

Fairy Lucretia

Well-known member
Apr 9, 2011
Magical fairy wonderland xxxx
:welcome: to the forum
it has been ages since i studied with the OU but when i did i was given extra support because of my mental health issues
on occasion i was allowed to send in assignments late ,would it help if you could be allowed to do that?
i know you don't want to send them late but i just thought if you had that option it might ease the pressure and you might be able to get them in on time ,that worked for me

you are very welcome here ,love Fairy Lu xx
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