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post #61 of 70 (permalink) Old 04-29-2019, 12:24 AM
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Been going to BJJ despite of anxiety over having been promoted (People wont think I deserve it!), and got complemented by the person who won gold in the national championship, felt pretty good.
Starting to be able to put up a fight against higher belts, too, which gives a nice feeling of progress.


Also managed to chat with a few classmates while walking home, despite of avoiding any discussion with them for the most of the year.
And asked an older friend to hang out, which he hasn't really taken me on, on, yet. I've always had major difficulties keeping in touch with people, and in the past I've just let my social connections slip.
This summer, though, I have made plans with a group of friends to meet up, got invited to visit another friend, and made plans to meet and perhaps study together with the best friend I've made in years.
Also managed to throw some jokes and chat a bit in hobbies.


Gonna leave this video where a bjj guy talks about doing pretty much the same stuff I've been doing to work on my anxiety, I think doing these things could help quite a few people:

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Today I woke up and a voice in my head told me to deactivate Instagram. I'm a firm believer that if you ever get a random idea as soon as you wake up that's unnatural to yourself it's probably divine intervention/your spirit guide trying to communicate with yu.

So that's what I did. I deactivated my Instagram and already i feel so much better. I didnt realise that this app that i was addicted to (refreshed at least 40 times a day) was causing me so much anxiety. All I felt from IG was negative emotions when I really think about it. How could i be addicted to that?

Now I dont have to worry about
-not getting enough likes
-my crush liking other girls pics
-not enough people watching my story
-the wrong people watching my story
-people i barely know unfollowing me and suddenly it's the end of the world
-not getting follow backs from people i've met
-people not responding to my DM even though i KNOW i've seen them online

Honestly, all this app gives me is just anxiety. And already i feel so much better now i've got rid of it. I'm happy living in the ignorance that my crush is hitting on girls on IG, and people are having the times of their lives on IG but i simply do not know. And I feel so much better already.


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Today I woke up and a voice in my head told me to deactivate Instagram. I'm a firm believer that if you ever get a random idea as soon as you wake up that's unnatural to yourself it's probably divine intervention/your spirit guide trying to communicate with yu.

So that's what I did. I deactivated my Instagram and already i feel so much better. I didnt realise that this app that i was addicted to (refreshed at least 40 times a day) was causing me so much anxiety. All I felt from IG was negative emotions when I really think about it. How could i be addicted to that?

Now I dont have to worry about
-not getting enough likes
-my crush liking other girls pics
-not enough people watching my story
-the wrong people watching my story
-people i barely know unfollowing me and suddenly it's the end of the world
-not getting follow backs from people i've met
-people not responding to my DM even though i KNOW i've seen them online

Honestly, all this app gives me is just anxiety. And already i feel so much better now i've got rid of it. I'm happy living in the ignorance that my crush is hitting on girls on IG, and people are having the times of their lives on IG but i simply do not know. And I feel so much better already.
I deleted mine a while back but I got it back a few days ago. Probably should have kept it deleted.
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Told a story to a complete stranger today. It was a long story and I didn't **** it up.

That says a lot for my social anxiety. If I can tell stories to my family and to strangers, then I can tell them to anyone. Game on.

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Great news! My mother and I both got hired at the thrift store. Training for me is next Tuesday morning, and my mothers is on Wednesday afternoon.

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Great news! My mother and I both got hired at the thrift store. Training for me is next Tuesday morning, and my mothers is on Wednesday afternoon.
That's awesome monkey!! wishing you both the best!!

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That's awesome monkey!! wishing you both the best!!
Thanks dear.

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Great news! My mother and I both got hired at the thrift store. Training for me is next Tuesday morning, and my mothers is on Wednesday afternoon.
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That is good to hear. I'm so happy for you. Good luck on with your training. You can do it Code Money
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That is good to hear. I'm so happy for you. Good luck on with your training. You can do it Code Money
Oh they are both volunteer positions so we would not be paid, but still, thank you Fun Spirit!

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Oh they are both volunteer positions so we would not be paid, but still, thank you Fun Spirit!
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That is still great! I hope you will make people happy there. A thrift store makes me feel compassion for the less fortunate
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