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Feeling Anxious

Self-Disparaging Thoughts

By Kristance Harlow | December 10, 2018 | 2 Comments
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These thoughts are dark. The shame is so big that it tries to stop me from talking about the thoughts, which prevents me from processing the pain.

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Trying To Understand Anxiety

By Kristance Harlow | August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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I second guess everything that I choose to do. No matter what it is. Why can’t I chill out and just do something? I’m just trying to understand anxiety.

I Hate Having Depression

By Kristance Harlow | March 5, 2018 | 7 Comments
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My depression is really bad lately. I find everything meaningless. I don’t even feel happy in a quiet bit of nature. I hate having depression.

Dissociating Is Being Stuck In My Head and Not My Body

By Kristance Harlow | January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
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I can’t say anything. He wants me to tell him if I’m ok and I am trapped in my head, but not in my body. I can’t move my eyes to look into his.

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I Can’t Stop Picking At My Skin

By Kristance Harlow | May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Mom liked to redecorate and renovate. She decked out the main bathroom in blue and put up yellow and blue wallpaper. The dated linoleum floor was replaced with one to match the new décor. The bathtub had always been blue, now the rest of the room was too.

Social Anxiety and Racing Thoughts

By Kristance Harlow | December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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I prefer to go under the radar than let people get close and reject me once they get to know me. I am afraid to be honest.

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Anxious Discomfort and Chronic Fatigue

By Kristance Harlow | May 19, 2016 | 1 Comment
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No matter how ready this anxiety is trying to make me, there is no way to prepare for doom. Living in fear is a kind of hell.

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