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I don't think it is.: Just the fact that you call it a fantasy world indicates it isn't hallucinating. That doesn't mean though it's ok to spend so much time there. Is it escaping from something? Is it a threat of failing in the real world? Is there shyness, social phobia, low self esteem or a specific fear that keeps you isolated in a fantasy world? If you're not happy & functioning well then seek professional help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fantasy: This is sometimes an issue for obsessive compulsive disorder patients. A recurrent obsession does not an action make. It is not a premonition, does not predict that outcome, or define unconscious intent. If it is very distressing or you feel it predetermined and you feel you cannot stop, please urgently consult md, counselor, or temporary hospitalization if it includes violence. No shame, get well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I begin to get past my intense rape fantasies? I hate that being used=satisfaction for me but can't seem to let it go. (yes i was "hurt" b4)
Give your mind a: Vacation right there at home. Are there creative or fun things you have been putting off? Do you take work home with you? Do you think so much about the vacation you can't afford to take that you miss opportunities at home to do some relaxing, fun things? Do friends ask you to join them and you put them off? Maybe these are some of your vacations at home you are letting slip by-don't let them! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pull it together: By getting some professional help to define the problem.There are many reasons for feeling scattered. Stress of any kind, adhd, depression, work overload at home or in one's profession, financial losses. Positive ones also are stressful like a new home, marriage, new partner, better job, empty nest. Loss of health, loved ones, physical function, other traumas can do it. Define then start solving. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be active, sleep: Physical activity can really help with focus. Try to incorporate some into your daily schedule. Sleep is very important. Try to get at least 7-8 hours during finals time. Eat right! don't skip meals or eat a lot of junk food. Try to avoid too much caffeine. Finally, study with people and try to make it fun! socializing while studying makes it more interesting. ...Read more
What are some ways to just calm down your mind? And to not freak out about everything that is going on at that moment?
Other Strategies: Think of a pot of boiling water. You want to keep it on low so it doesn't boil over. Learn to self-assess and don't let anxiety build over a 7, on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the worst. Free Smart Phone Apps: 1) MyCalmBeat, 2) StressCheck, 3) TacticalBreather,4) LifeArmor, 5) Breathe2Relax, 6) BioZen, 7) BinauralBeats, 8) Instant HeartRate.. Diet (Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible), Exercise, Aromath ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello i would like to ask some question. I feel no happy everyday and everytime. I always worry. Now I have worry mind without i know & automitically?
See your doctor: The most sure-fire way to know how to understand your symptoms is to get a professional evaluation. I suggest starting with your doctor and then seeing a specialist like a psychiatrist or psychologist if your doctor suggests it or refers you to someone. The positive news is that all of these conditions respond well to effective treatments. Don't delay, make an appointment so you can get better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you keep your spirits high and keep your mind healthy and active during bouts of bad illness?
Lots of support: Folks dealing with serious illness need lots of support for exactly the reasons you suggested. They need people around them to talk to them & to keep them doing the things they like to do. In addition staying active mentally & physically, getting restful sleep, & laughing all help to keep spirits high & speed healing. Meditation, positive thinking and the power of prayers also goes a long way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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