HomeSelf Relationship QuestionsHow can I stop overstressing myself?
Roy Murray asked 1 month ago

I am Jamie, a college student and I tend to overstress myself about everything. I'm constantly worried about my grades, my future, and whether or not I'm doing the right thing. This has led to me feeling very anxious and stressed all the time.

1 Answers
Rila Thomas Staff answered 1 month ago

Hey, Jamie! Thinking about these things is pretty normal but it sounds like they're really affecting your day-to-day life. That's tough. I'm glad you're reaching out for help. A few things that have helped me are to take some time for yourself every day to do something you enjoy, even if it's just for a few minutes. This can be anything from reading, listening to music, or going for a walk. It's also important to try to live in the present as much as possible and not dwell too much on the future. Try not to put so much pressure on yourself and cut yourself some slack. Lastly, it might be helpful to talk to somebody about what you're going through. If you don't feel comfortable talking to somebody you know, there are plenty of hotlines you can call. Just remember, you're not alone in this and there is help available. Take care!