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Anxiety episodes = Days of Loneliness(4 Posts)
I find myself at home, having recently had to give up my teaching job due to recurring episodes of stress/anxiety and finding it hard to stay positive about getting well ..again.
I have lots of support, from medication and family - i do feel very lucky in this way. But i also feel lonely, there are only so many books i can read, crafts i can make, short walks i can go on - i know in order to get well again i have to take things slowly..plus with the added thought of starting a new job in the future. Plus we were trying to conceive.....that's been put on hold again.
Any tips to help with the lonely times during the day?
I am frustrated to be back here again, having spent long periods off work over the last few years - initially felt elated to give up teaching now its the reality.
How do you fill your days? Keeping well and satisfied with your day?
I'm in a similar situation home all day, have 3 children 2 with asd who I struggle to get care for to work. So I'm a stay at home mum, I think I'm in that same position. Also I'm at that I want to go out and see people stage but also I want to stay in on my own and see no one. Then feel depressed about it. My kids value nothing I do, actually either does my partner. 🙄. Sorry I can't help.
Sorry to hear that Kaz86 - it's nice to hear another voice with similar feelings tho in a different situation. Keep trying to zone the positive thoughts
Hi, I'm pregnant, like you getting lots of support, was signed off my work early after having reduced hours, lots of support but then I haD a panic attack. Now I'm on maternaty leave. I'm doing better than I was a few months ago but today just feeling low on energy and genrally low. I Have a real love hate relationship with my work, I know being off is the right choice for mine and my babies health but with just 5 weeks left until due date, I'm also feeling lonely and bored at home. I try and get out most days but I was very anxoius driving yesterday as (something I've talked to my doctors about and they don't think I need to stop)today I have lost my phone at home somewhere at home, not comftable leaving without it.
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