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Topic: My thoughts

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  1. Fairy333
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    17 April 2021

    I don’t really know how this works but I am just going to write my thoughts to distract myself.I have anxiety, it has gotten so bad to the point that I am scared to leave the house.Every morning before school I feel nauseous to the point where I don’t eat.When I sit in the classroom I only have one thing on my mind and it is to find a way home.my anxiety it mostly based on being sick so it tells me that I will be to the point where I think I feel physically sick.I can tell my friends are getting frustrated with me for always canceling plans and I know my family is trying to help but all they say is to get over it like it is that easy.I don’t know why I do this to myself everyday it is exhausting anywho writing Down this has actually made my nausea feel better.If there is one thing I have learned it that distraction it key, I suggest if your feeling anxious download a crossword it really helps distracts your mind

  2. Katyonthehamsterwheel
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    18 April 2021 in reply to Fairy333

    Hi Fairy333

    Welcome to the forums. So glad you posted here and found it to be a helpful distraction. This is a really good place to share thoughts and ideas with others who are going through similar experiences. You've offered some advice on what works for you, so thanks for that - I haven't done a crossword in years, but I used to love them!

    It's great that you've tried talking to your family. Sometimes, though, people aren't quite sure how to help us. Have you considered seeing a professional to get some help? How would you feel about that? Does your school have a counsellor? That might be a good place to start. Otherwise you could try phoning the Kids Helpline, or talking to your GP. Anxiety can certainly make it hard to do the things we want or need to do, but there are strategies that can help.

    You mentioned your anxiety is related to being sick. Have you had an experience where you've been sick before, that's brought this on?

    Chat more if you like. Katy

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