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Does anyone know If stress can leave you feel mentally restless? Almost to the point of boredom if you try to relax? I can’t seem to enjoy a day off... i just wanna go go go. It almost feels like hypomania, except i do not feel happy about it. I really, really just wanna relax and enjoy doing nothing. 

I know that stress can make your body restless, like you want to move all the time. But that os not the feeling i have. I just wanna do stuff all the time. Feel hyperactive and bored.

Does anyone feel the same?

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Are you on meds? It sounds like you are maybe hypo/mixed state.. physically and mentally "wound up" with pent up energy that is forcing you to move, pace or driven to do something but you don't know what, you are bored and also agitated? I think stress can add to this state, the difference is, if it is just stress alone - you can usually find some relaxing activity like doing nothing, taking a bath, a quiet room alone, or taking a nap to help calm yourself down.

Is your mind also racing? I have felt that way in the past, it was like some sort of mixed/hypo feeling where you are both keyed-up yet exhausted at the same time. You can neither relax, sleep, nor do you feel up for going for a run or doing anything productive - it's an awful, uncomfortable feeling that you must wait out. or take a PRN.  I'm not sure if there is a more specific name for this...

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I know sometimes when stress is triggering my anxiety, I'll feel like I should be doing something and not be able to just take a break, but I'll also be to scattered to actually make a plan to do something. So I'll wind through in my mind all the thing I could and should be doing, and I'll start one thing and then feel like I should do something else because maybe it's more important. It's more of a feeling overwhelmed and paralyzed at the same time, which for me is a little different for me than being hypo, where I'll feel like I want to do all the things and get bored with one thing before I finish it. 

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