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shoe

516d

So does anyone feel bad if they stay at home and do nothing? I have a bit of perfectionism, and when I stay at home from school or work I feel like I have to be busy basically the whole day. I have to be productive; the only exception is when im bed bound. I'm pretty sure that this is just my anxious thoughts impeating on my brain. But I'm still learning to control my anxiety. Maybe I need to get ashwagandha pill.

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    • Crawfish

      498d

      I'm like this. All I want to do is sit around the house and relax; but if I actually do that, I feel like I "wasted" my day and I "did nothing". This is why I especially become depressed in the summer because I'm mostly just chilling but then I get down for "not being productive enough"

    • sillyashell

      496d

      Yes, absolutely. I feel like I always need to be doing something and when I have my rest days it feels like I'm falling behind even if I'm ahead in all of my schoolwork. If a project is due in a month and I don't do anything about it on the day it's assigned I'll go crazy

    • Crawfish

      498d

      I'm like this. All I want to do is sit around the house and relax; but if I actually do that, I feel like I "wasted" my day and I "did nothing". This is why I especially become depressed in the summer because I'm mostly just chilling but then I get down for "not being productive enough"

    • Wyoming

      498d

      I'm a little perfectionist myself. I try not to be but sometimes I can't help it. In 3rd grade I got a certificate for my teacher for a perfectionist award. My teacher was given an award for everyone for something similar to mine in a way.

    • FTW

      498d

      I get anxious from sitting around doing nothing. I actually start work tomorrow for the time in 3 years. Excited to get out of this bedroom.

      • shoe

        498d

        @FTW Congratulations!

    • ClumsyWorm

      498d

      I love staying at home and doing nothing. Don't be so hard on yourself ❤️

    • deardiary

      513d

      i would say don’t beat yourself up too much. i also have those days where i sit in bed all day doing nothing, but i feel like having those days once and a while isn’t a bad thing; i think we all need rest and to take our minds off work and/or school. go easy on yourself. :]

      • Femalepotato

        498d

        @deardiary love that little smiley face at the end 😆❤. The most comforting one by far

    • TheLonelyPhrawg

      516d

      I get that too but it mostly comes from the residual trauma from my mother. She is a narcissistic abuser so she lets no one rest till she can and i feel that pressure and anxiety to be busy even now

      • shoe

        513d

        @TheLonelyPhrawg I feel that 🙌

    • catlover55

      516d

      I feel that

    • Bear807

      516d

      What’s that pill going to do? Have you tried lions mane

      • shoe

        513d

        @Bear807 the pill calms anxiety. No I haven't but ill definitely research it!

    • sageblanl

      516d

      My issue is I will be too depressed to do anything and then I'll go home and beat myself up over it because I've done nothing. So yeah 😂

    • Mushroombabe

      516d

      Oh hell yeah I feel so useless even when I’m in pain or something

    • ClumsyWorm

      516d

      That's my favorite thing to do.

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