SRS advice...anxiety..depression.

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  1. Joser

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    i believe i am experiencing depression. i usually can keep it together but lately i cant keep it together. lack of sleep due to finals, the thought of leaving LA and my friends soon, i wanna quit my job, transfer process sucks! (school), and this girl who i loved from HS showed up after not seeing her in 2 years. i feel lost. i try to talk to people and hopefully i can relate but it only helps for a hour. grahh, old emotions/feelings for that HS girl came back. i dont want to leave LA but i have to. pressure from finals and work. the school that i commited to go to might not be the best choice. i dont know i dont know how to keep it together. any advice? :hsd:
     
  2. Sotangledup

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    I am not sure this constitutes as depression, maybe mild depression. It does sound like a lot of stress and anxiety.
    My advice is to sit down, make a list of all the things worrying you, sort them out and think about each one long enough so that you can decide on choices will make you the happiest.
     
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  4. Joser

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    thanks, im trying to. my stomach cringes and most of the time i dont have an apetite. i dont know it feels like im battling my self. also, thanks for the advice.
     
  5. yourface8706

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    sounds like stress and anxiety to me. i'm not so sure about depression. some of the symptoms are there, but i do not believe it is full blown depression. a good trick (works on some people) we learned in my psychology class is to make a list of everything worrying about you. and then before you go to sleep look at one thing on the list and think about it for only about 5 minutes. Then make yourself relax and fall asleep. A lot of people for some reason can sort problems better this way. When they wake up they have a solution and they feel much better.

    Also, a way to know if it is stress and anxiety is if when you go to sleep at night, you have to have something on the tv or radio. you cannot be alone with your own thoughts because you will stay up all night. or if you just always have to be doing something.

    good luck.
     
  6. civicmon

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    Seems like a lot of anxiety vs. depression.. sometimes they overlap but I'd consider something to relieve the anxiety like therapy or medication.... worth trying.
     
  7. 2500

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    it just seems like normal life anxiety. clinical anxiety is different than, like, anxiety you need medication for. these are just lifes little obsticles and forks in the road. i wouldn't worry about it too much buddy. many many people go through this exact thing. trust your gut, and never regret. good things will come no matter what decision you make, you just have to be opened to doing what is best for you long term. good luck.
     
  8. Joser

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    thanks alot guys. i really appreciate everyone's input.
     

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