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Dealing with workload related stress

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    > sorry i'm posting here, there's more serious issues here but nowhere else really fits this stuff

    > greentext because i don't want my prose to identify me
    > 4 hard A-Levels and EPQ and STEP
    > good, not top AS grades
    > had trouble with depression and anxiety for a long time
    > not feeling i can manage this year
    > fallen apart very quickly
    > ppl are on my back about reducing workload and stuff
    > i don't know if they're right or if they're underestimating what i can do
    > i'm just not good enough for cambridge and can't deal with that
    > so all my work feels utterly pointless because i don't care where i go if it isn't there
    > i think the stuff inside my head is showing and i've always managed to hide it before
    > halp pl0x
    > just need new methods of working more efficiently and destressing

    Just stop ,sit down and organise a clear cut schedule. Talk to a friend about how you are feeling and if worst case scenario occurs drop EPQ.

    I'm not gonna lie you do have a big workload. As I'm sure you are aware you don't need to do 4 A levels and as a result I would only continue to do 4 if you are sure you enjoy them. If there is one you don't like you are likely going to have to spend more time on this subject and it will jepodise your other subjects. If you enjoy them then by all means continue them if you wish.

    If I were you I would definitely drop the EPQ as, no offence, it's not really worth much but takes up a huge amount of your time and it's better to focus on your A levels.

    Good luck.
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