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Commit: Make a committment to stay on track. Tell yourself to stop when you find yourself lapsing back into day dreams. Allow yourself to daydream for a particular period of time on a particular day and time (but no more than that). ...Read more
I struggle to concentrate and i daydream a lot, especially during lectures. What can I do about it?
Complicated: There are many theories about whether this represents an abnormality. Suggest you see a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist and discuss this at some length. Hope this works out well. ...Read more
Walter Mitty?: A goal without a plan is a daydream; however many of us daydream as an escape from anxiety and depression. It is usually a normal, healthy escape to daydream on occasion and it is good to have time to yourself. If it feels as if others are telling you what to do in these daydreams, it may be a sign of a mood disorder known as schizophrenia. It is always best to talk to your personal physician. ...Read more
That can happen: When you daydream so much that it interferes with living - that is maladaptive. ...Read more
My thougths of suicide are all the time now i even daydream about it. they are so much worse and stronger everyday please help i don't know what todo?
911 HELP: 1. Do you have a suicide plan in place if so PLEASE CALL 911 and go to your local mental health hospital for help. 1. REPLY to this post and sign this promissory note that you will not kill yourself or harm yourself. 2. Are you taking or using a psycho-delusional drugs? 3. Have you had any life tragedies in the recent past that have made you feel like harming yourself? Go get help IMMEDIATELY! ...Read more
I think i have maladaptive daydreaming. I daydream a lot . i want to know how it is occurred and how to cure them .
Many theories ....: Everybody's mind wanders & they daydream a bit, but maladaptive daydreaming (MD) is when daydreams replace real interactions with extensive fantasies you are playing in your own mind. The prevalent working theory is that these daydreams are an escape/coping mechanism from previous trauma. ? curable but manage triggers (music/TV/video games), To Do lists, counselor. See daydreamingdisorder.webs.com ...Read more
I am suffering severely from maladaptive daydreaming and finding it almost impossible to stop daydreaming, like I am addicted to it.Please help...?
Many possible causes: Perhaps there are issues on your mind or the alternatives in your current life to day dreaming. A psychologist or other counselor could help you sort this out. It's worth learning more since you feel it is causing you problems. ...Read more