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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Feelings Of Intense Guilt

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Dr. Selby Jacobs
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Guilt (Definition)

to say Guilt is any way I can control you and make you feel anxious doing it. Its an atypical anxiety state that you feel when you are accused of doing something you should not have done, or you didn't do something you should have. The underlying feeling you have is resentment, but that remains unexpressed as you ...Read more


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With ocs is it normal to have guilty feelings when you eat?

Perhaps: I believe you are speaking about obsessive-compulsive disorder which is often part of an eating disorder where guilt about eating leads to serious weight loss; known as anorexia involving avoidance of food. I would strongly suggest being evaluated by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I stop feeling guilty as a caregiver?

Support group: Joining a support group for a particular medical condtion will give you the opportunity to interact with others who are in a similar situation. It helps to know that you are not alone. ...Read more

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I am feeling guilty for eating a pizza, what to do?

I am feeling guilty for eating a pizza, what to do?

It's not clear: I would need to know more about you. Are you overweight? Are you having trouble losing weight? Do your friends think you are overweight or just you? You may have an eating disorder, but it's hard to tell given so little information. Speak with a therapist who specializes in eating disorders to figure this out. ...Read more

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Can feeling guilty cause health problems?

Guilt feelings: Absolutely! guilt feelings can not only cause illness, they are often caused by an illness called depression. Guilt feelings result in a great deal of suffering and you would be wise to consult with a psychotherapist. If you are diagnosed with depression, medication may also help in alleviating your suffering. ...Read more

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What kind of food do you eat without feeling guilty?

What kind of food do you eat without feeling guilty?

Water: Plain water, fruit infused water, etc. If you're feeling guilty about it, theres probably a reason! you know what it is. Just cut back some. ...Read more

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How can I stop feeling guilty because the house is messy?

How can I stop feeling guilty because the house is messy?

It isn't wrong: It might be helpful to consider whether you are violating anyone's rights with your messy house. If not, there is no reason to feel guilty. Your house is messy because you've been doing other things. It's a choice and it's ok--it doesn't mean anything to have a messy house. If you'd prefer to have a clean house you'll need to adjust your schedule. It's up to you. ...Read more

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What do I do about feeling guilty for past stupefied deeds?

Cant change the past: There's nothing we can do to change the past.. Regrets. I suppose you can apologize but other than that we just need to learn from past mistakes and not repeat them. Live in the present and once you make amends., move on And don't repeat the past. ...Read more

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How can I stop feeling guilty when I take time out for myself?

How can I stop feeling guilty when I take time out for myself?

Remember: You can try to remember what airline attendants say during their talks on basic flight safety. In the event of a drop in cabin pressure, put your own oxygen mask on first -- and only then help others with theirs. Unless you're nourished, rested, and cared for, you will not be able to care for others who need you to be at your best. Self-sacrifice and human flesh have limits. ...Read more

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How can I stop feeling guilty about things i´m not getting done?

Unrealistic goals: Perhaps part of your problem is that you set unrealistic goals for yourself and then feel disappointed in yourself (and guilty) when you can't meet your self-imposed deadlines. Alternatively, if procrastination is a problem, then breaking down tasks into more bite-size (and do-able) pieces might help a lot. Remember: forgive yourself again and again and again. Admittedly, it's hard to do! ...Read more

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