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    hi, i’m new on here. i’m going in for psychiatric testing on the 31st of jan. i’ve already been diagnosed with adjustment disorder with anxiety and depressed moods, generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and binge eating disorder. i personally believe i also have panic disorder. my counselor and my psychiatrist believe there is a good chance that i have ADHD, but my counselor said she wouldn’t be surprised if the ADHD traits that i show are actually just worsening anxiety. i also have many, many OCD tendencies, but i haven’t been diagnosed with that, yet anyways. im on a few different medications. just wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences or anything 💗 #ADHD #OCD #ClinicalDepression #AnxietyDisorder #ADD

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    January is 10 Days In!

    Hello Everyone.
    Welcome to another episode of #WhatOnEarthIsHappening ! 🤣

    My emotions nose dived today like as if I was flying in an air plane circus show. #emotional time periods are not the best times, but they can be #Valuable when we have #Anxiety . I started to #think about all of these things that I have experienced so far since my father had died in March 2022.

    When my #Dad passed away... I lost my favorite pain in the @$$. I was his favorite too. I #Love and #MISS my Dad so much. #Death is not an easy thing to #handle . But while I was #dealing with the #Lose of my Dad, I had them lost my job right after coming down with a terrible #illness .

    It was a nightmare for me how I #lost my #Job and my #daddy all in such a short time span. I haven't found another job since because I have not mentally been #prepared for #MentalHealth is something that needed to be worked on as I am still #grieving over my father and my job.

    So... Here I am... #RidingTheWaves that come in and out in my mind. Sometimes I just need to #RollWithIt and do what I need to do in the best way I can,.. even if it isn't my usual best. #Trying is better than #denying and #Procrastinating .

    I must start small.
    If I want a #Job ... I should try a small part time job somewhere. Maybe a retail job.. but.. even #Retail can be #stressful these days. It's getting #worse now that #AnxietyDisorder is getting stronger or more intense with me. But I will do my #best to #KeepWalking onward.

    Do you have any words of encouragement for me?


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    What can cause bipolar disorder to go from bad to worse?

    Stress In many cases, a major life change or stressful event, such as losing a loved one or having financial troubles, can trigger an initial episode. How you cope with stress can also affect how your bipolar disorder progresses. #bipolarworld #BipolarDisorder #AnxietyDisorder

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    Christmas is Ending

    The #Holidayseason is coming to a close. But a new #Season is coming! ❄️☃️🌬️🌨️ While many places are covered in snow, Florida was covered with chilly weather and frost.

    Today is a lot warmer than it was days before, but by Friday it will be 80°. We had weather in the 30's and 40's which is extremely cold for Florida. We have had to cover previous plants and other vegetations too.

    It's scary but I am purely knowledgeable when it comes to how Florida always tries to fight to stay warm. I wonder about things going on with weather and #globalwarming and how things relate to my #MentalHealth .

    I am looking forward to #2023 because I know that it is one month closer to my birthday month. I tend to celebrate Mardi Gras and my Birthday all together because my birthday is in February. Mardi Gras at Universal begins in February and usually lasts about 2 months. They have parades and dancing and beads and foods. It's a Family Friendly event. That's why I like it.

    Christmas this year was a little different. Have you ever experienced the idea of having #holidayexpectations that were just unrealistic? We do not live in a lifetime movie. This year, I had very little of that, and instead just had a good time.

    How about you? #howareyou ?


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    Midafternoon anxiety

    Every single day, between 2 and 4 PM, without fail, I experience an anxiety attack. I am beginning to experience anxiety leading up to that time, because I am dreading the attack, so it is becoming a vicious cycle. After 5 PM, my anxiety subsides and I can continue on with my day and if anyone asks, I can tell them that I had a good day. Because it's true - overall, I may be having a good or even great day, but there is this daily attack that mars the afternoon.

    I have tried distracting myself, booking meetings during this time to keep myself busy, taking a break at this time to allow myself grace, talking to a therapist about this, taking an Ativan when it starts and all to no avail. The midafternoon anxiety comes regardless.

    The Ativan can sometimes help me manage the symptoms, but it does not help me continue to be a functioning person, as it does its job sedating me.

    I just wish that I understood what caused this and I wish that I knew how to make it stop.#Anxiety #AnxietyDisorder #PanicAttack #panic #Depression

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    Nail biting is known medically as onychophagia. It is a type of self-grooming behavior involving biting and chewing the nails, including the toenails. It is a destructive habit.

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    I have like really bad OCD
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    Not sure why I bite my fingernails
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    As a kid growing use to bite my toenails
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    As an adult I still bite my toenails
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    When I am stressed out, I bite my fingernails
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    As a woman I try not to bite my nails but it's difficult
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    As a guy I try not to bite my nails due to germs
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    Bite my nails when I run out of money
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    When thinking I bite my nails
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    When I'm hungry I bite my nails
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    Do you have a fear of heights? Look at the picture attached to this post. Can you see yourself jumping off that bridge successfully?

    Leave a reply in the comments below. We want to know how you feel if you were asked to jump off this bridge for $500,000 (not sure how deep the water is so for this scenario let's say its 20 feet deep#BPD #OCD #AnxietyDisorder #MentalIllness

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    Anxiety Attack | Panic Attacks | Paranoia

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    House might get broken into / Stolen goods might happen
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    Car might get broken into / Stolen for a joy ride
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    Somebody may vandalize my car / Key my car/ tires blown
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    I have a fear of being attacked in or outside the home
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    I have a fear of leaving something electric on accidentally
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    I have a fear of carbon monoxide poisoning
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    I fear all possible things that could take place
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    I fear being mugged in my house
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    Fear house catching on fire while I'm sleeping
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    What does it mean to face our fears?

    It's easy to ignore our fears and hope that they'll just go away. Unfortunately, they rarely do. If you don't face your fears, they'll end up controlling you. How do you face them? The most common way to face your fears is through exposure, where you gradually face the thing or situation you're afraid of. With the right method of thinking, you'll wonder why you weren't doing it sooner! #MentalHealth #AnxietyDisorder

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    Authority Anxiety

    Select all that apply
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    I Fear My Dad
    I Fear My Mom
    I Fear My Manager (Employer/Boss)
    I Fear the Police (Cops)
    I Fear the Judge at the Court House
    I Fear Bullies
    I Fear Big Sister / Brother
    I Fear My Psychiatrist
    I Don't Fear Anyone