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Starting this thread because boredom, idleness, lack of stimulation is often a key trigger of depression and bad habits. When I get bored, I feel an emptiness, uselessness and physical/mental lethargy, cue ruminations, then I sleep excessively. This isn't always fatigue: It's an automatic (and very negative) avoidance behavior. This link lists 150 ideas (from high effort to minimal effort - from "fun" to mundane) in order to build healthier habits. I need to stop waiting to "feel good" before taking any action. Any thoughts? https://www.developgoodhabits.com/what-to-do-bored/ To
Hi, I have what I like to consider pretty bad GAD and it is most prevalent when I am faced with time pressure and especially with assignments at school. I always start telling myself "I can't do it" and all i want to do is run away and avoid the stress and do anything to avoid having to deal with it. this usually takes the form of extensions and excuses and skipping classes and emailing profs, etc. I've been doing really well this week but for some reason I can't let myself feel that or think to myself that maybe I can do it, because I keep saying to myself, just because I
I'm afraid to even start this post, because I can see so much of this is my own fault. But I am beginning to feel really depressed. Not just miserable from headaches, but depressed. One clue is that depression makes me so passive, there are things I know I should do, like look harder to find a pdoc. I have honestly been trying, but not putting all of my effort into it. I have tried to set up appts. at the U of Utah twice, and they wouldn't take me. I set up an appt with a pdoc that I fortunately realized was in the center of Utah, not Northern Utah, 2 days before the appt., so I had to can