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Doctor insights on: How Do I Overcome The Fears I Have Makes It Hard To Get Up And Do Things

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Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more


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I get bad anxiety when I have to leave the house and it makes me start to feel sick.. What can I do?

I get bad anxiety when I have to leave the house and it makes me start to feel sick.. What can I do?

When we leave our: comfort zone we can feel out of control which produces anxiety and, in your case, a feeling of being sick. A mental health professional can treat you w/clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training or another therapy to empower you and help you cope. You MAY be developing agoraphobia, fear of being outside. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Afraid because I really hope I don't have to throw up because I have emetophobia (fear of throwing up). how do I get rid of this and get to sleep?

Afraid because I really hope I don't have to throw up because I have emetophobia (fear of throwing up). how do I get rid of this and get to sleep?

A phobia is an: irrational fear, in this case of throwing up. Clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training can be helpful, as can other forms of therapy. Please see a clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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My legs hurt so bad when i stand to long. Get to point where i feel like i'm going to fall cause of it. What can I do to help me get threw the day?

My legs hurt so bad when i stand to long. Get to point where i feel like i'm going to fall cause of it. What can I do to help me get threw the day?

Legs hurt: Many factors can cause leg pain after long periods of standing. Being that you are 24 yo, i would go to your primary care physician for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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I just tend to work myself up badly, and i'm starting to get worried and i don't know what to do.

I just tend to work myself up badly, and i'm starting to get worried and i don't know what to do.

Anxiety: In today's world, not unusual to feel some anxiety. Should see your pmd though, as something like your thyroid might be acting up (age 20/female would not be unusual). Easy to address also, once found. Also, exercise, rest, someone to talk to, are always good ideas. At least initially i would avoid trying to medicate it (esp with alcohol, or some such) at least until is has been evaluated. ...Read more

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I get so angry that i cry and break things. How can I find another outlet?

I get so angry that i cry and break things. How can I find another outlet?

You need to learn : New outlets in order to use new outlets. Consider reading the "feeling good book" by david burns. Also consider cognitive behavioral therapy or another form of counseling to deal with your frustration, your anger & to learn new ways to cope. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a problem where i overthink to much and it blocks what I know and how I act sometimes because I start to get anxiety from it please help me ?

I have a problem where i overthink to much and it blocks what I know and how I act sometimes because I start to get anxiety from it please help me ?

Common problem: Many of us spend a lot of time in our heads. (What if .., and then worrying). I find it among my patients, friends and at times myself. People who are anxiety prone, do this even more. What helps is shifting back to the present moment. Learning mindfulness meditation or other tools to stay in the present. There is a vicious cycle between our anxious thoughts and feelings. Therapists can help. ...Read more

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I feel like I do not deserve any good things in my life. Even if I work really hard and make sacrafices. How do I overcome this?

I feel like I do not deserve any good things in my life. Even if I work really hard and make sacrafices. How do I overcome this?

Therapy: Also a loving relationship with someone who knows everything about u & still loves u.Some people read & listen to positive affirmations to reprogram their negative thought patterns. ...Read more

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Stepkids want nothing to do with me. So how can I get over my shame and guilt?

Stepkids want nothing to do with me. So how can I get over my shame and guilt?

Step Children: Making a relationship with step children can be difficult, try not to blame yourself as they may act the same way with anyone in your position. If possible consult with a family therapist and see if you can all attend sessions in the future. Also discuss with your partner the reality of your guilt as you may be carrying over some issues from the past. Best. ...Read more

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Sometimes while taking any decision i get my mind clutter and not able to think correctly so what can i do to overcome this problem?

Sometimes while taking any decision i get my mind clutter and not able to think correctly so what can i do to overcome this problem?

Concntration: Try to relax, take some deep breaths, don't rush yourself, try to prioritize your thoughts, get help from family and friends or professionals. It is difficult but you can do it. ...Read more

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What to do if i feel so alone and empty, how can I get rid of depression?

What to do if i feel so alone and empty, how can I get rid of depression?

See below: We all might feel lonely and have some sense of emptiness at times. Are these new feelings? Why are you feeling alone and empty?What's happening? What's happening when you don';t feel sad and lonely? If you're not employed, keep yourself occupied, hobbies? Volunteer maybe? Or part-time employment? If you';re at work and that';s happening, then re-evaluate your job. ...Read more

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It is too easy for me to get stressed. And if I have problem i cant focus on anything its killing me and i dont know how to deal with this. to be real?

It is too easy for me to get stressed. And if I have problem i cant focus on anything its killing me and i dont know how to deal with this. to be real?

Several options: cannot say in your particular case what is going on. AND, psychological disorders can be treated with cognitive behavioral therapy OR anti-depressants with anti-anxiety effects. Each is about 90% effective in the right patient group. ...Read more

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I'm very scared of getting sick and it effects my life everything I do like stuff i want to do can you help me get over this! this effect my life i want it to end but it can't i would like for u to tell me how to get over this fast but it is hard i want

I'm very scared of getting sick and it effects my life everything I do like stuff i want to do can you help me get over this! this effect my life i want it to end but it can't i would like for u to tell me how to get over this fast but it is hard i want

Hi. : Hi. Worrying about contracting germs can really impact a person's life. There is a possibility that you could have an obsessive compulsive disorder. If you do, you would likely need a comprehensive evaluation by a psychologist or a psychiatrist. It is a very treatable condition both through medication and therapies like behavior modification or cognitive behavioral therapy. I hope that you do get professional help so that you can start enjoying life again. ...Read more

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All i want to do is get better of how i feel and not always feekll tupid and letting people down ?

All i want to do is get better of how i feel and not always feekll tupid and letting people down
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Laura : You should speak with a psychologist. Wanting help is great, getting it will help you achieve your goals. These are hard things to do on your own. Seek the help of a psychologist and stay strong. I wish you luck, you are on the right path. ...Read more

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I keep telling myself not to eat because i used to be so good at resisting but now i just binge again. Do you have any advice on how can I fight the urge?

MANY POSSIBILITIES: Hard to know why you're stuck. Could be many things. Hard to really see oneself - psychotherapists do help sort things out. When you can understand what moves you to behave in a certain way, you can change the behavior - the way that seems best to you. ...Read more