Thanks, I've away for a while so I just read this. I am working on learning to relax with yoga and it seems to be helping. The major thing I need to do is keep busy. If I sit around and brood it just gets impossible. I have general anxiety so I can't point my finger at any one thing that triggers it so I deal in generalities...View Thread
I've lived with depression and anxiety off and on for a long time. It seems like the Holidays are always the worst. I've made progress with the depression end of it but the anxiety is very stubburn. Right now I've been so anxious for so long that my shoulder muscles actually have a burning sensation in them. I was laid off last week and it was probably a good thing. My job is very physical and my nervousness and anxiety were making it scary. When I'd exert myself I would actually get physically weak. Not faint just weak. I think my system just couldn't hand the exertion on top of the almost overwhelming tension I normally have. I feel like I'm going to break if I push myself anymore. I have a party tonight and I dread it. I have to pretend to be jolly etc when I feel like throwing up most of the time. I live on gasex and pepcid. I love to hear from others on how they handle this etc. I am sick of living like this and I can't afford therapy. It seems like the holidays are always a nightmare.View Thread
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