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    Recently my anxiety has been really bad, I've been on the verge of panic attacks. I know about mindfulness and I try to have a relaxing routine but it doesn't always work. What do you suggest. Struggling with three mental disorders is really hard. They all seem to run into each other. My #PTSD , #BipolarDisorder and #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder all cause a lot of problems. My PTSD gets triggered by an anxious thought, my mood changes because of my Bipolar and I have feel inexplicable waves of anger because of my BPD. What do I do?

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    My Current Trauma: Estrangement of my Adult Child Exacerbated and Enabled by my Mother

    <p>My Current <a href="https://themighty.com/topic/trauma/?label=Trauma" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23cec300553f33fe99e90c" data-name="Trauma" title="Trauma" target="_blank">Trauma</a>: Estrangement of my Adult Child Exacerbated and Enabled by my Mother</p>
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    Today

    <p>Today</p>
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    This is sad!!

    Are you kidding, making fun of chronic depression, ch anxiety, ch pain, panic attacks, suicidal considerings?? What street are you walking? Do you even know what you’re saying?

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    There is no way to keep this quick, but I'll try. I'm 50 and still battling with OCD, ADHD, panic, social and relationship anxiety, constant depression. I could take a conversation with a professional in so many directions in talking about my symptoms, my experiences, etc, to try to "get to the root of it", but it's never simple, and I'm now exhausted. However I HAVE to keep trying, but finding yet another therapist and doctor to trust and open up to is just so overwhelming. My life effectively ended at 17 when my first panic attacks took over, and from that very moment, I knew I'd never be the same. There are certain things I've been unwilling to openly discuss. I've seen many therapists, gotten a lot off my mind over the years (that probably saved my life), I've taken a million different prescriptions, but have never stuck consistently with therapy, never have been as open as I could be, and so have made only enough progress to manage the worst of my symptoms, and now I just exist. I feel I'm looking downhill at the rest of my life, craving my younger days prior to the onset of this horrible condition(s) with an aching and desperate heart to go back in time and experience even a second of peace again. With two daughters now turning into adults, no spouse or family around for support, I have more ongoing responsibilities now and need help now more than ever. I am terrified.

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    Why am I even here?

    Lately I feel like everything I do is wrong and nothing I do is good enough. I have sleepless night after sleeplesss night thinking about every little thing and all my shortcomings and all the ways I fall short. When I do sleep, my dreams are haunted with past trauma which lead to panic attacks and paranoia filled days. I don't know what I'm doing anymore. I don't know why I'm here. I feel like everyone would be better off if I just disappeared for a while and tried to get my shit together. Maybe then would I be good enough.
    #Anxiety #PanicAttacks #Depression #Insomnia

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    Calming techniques

    <p>Calming techniques</p>
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    Keep Fighting

    <p>Keep Fighting</p>
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