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Topic 'Today I am feeling' - managing emotions

Share how you are feeling and swap tips for managing stress with other members and the online team

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Feeling Anxious

Started by Anonymous on 25 July 2013 at 14:33

Hello, I am a new member who would value some help/support.  My teenage son was diagnosed with cancer 18 months ago. He is doing fine, but I struggle to stay positive (although I try not to show this) and have become anxious about even minor things. I have thought about talking to someone, but not sure who.I can become anxious about very small things and overthink them.  I know I am doing it, but find it hard to be rational. Any help would be appreciated.

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    From Robyn  
    25 July 2013 at 15:21

    Hello and welcome to Maggie’s  it sounds as if you have  been  through a very tough and emotional 18 months and  not surprising   that this experience is affecting your own health.  I imagine you are exhausted both physically and emotionally . I guess you have been caught up with looking after you son   - perhaps now he is doing fine it is time to spend a bit of time on you....?

     I don’t know where you are based - You would be very welcome to drop into one of our centres  

    Have you been able to talk to friends/family about how you have been feeling?  Talking to others with similar experience can be very helpful  and I am sure other members will be in touch with their experiences.

     You are also very welcome to send me a message if you would like to talk things over in more detail privately 

    Best wishes

     Robyn


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