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    Recently (just a few days ago) I have been feeling kind of off I'm an A level student and I've experienced stress before from GCSE'S but this seems to be different to what I felt last time.

    At school I am completely fine, and I wouldn't even be able to remember how down I've been feeling at home, guaranteed I do get the few odd moments but that's probably as I've started to dislike most of the people in my friendship group. However when I'm at home doing homework and start revising, my mood changes completely and I become very panicky which make me feel ill.

    This panic is all about my exams though, and I do have an oral speaking exam next week, and the rest of my a level exams a few weeks later.I don't think it's because I feel under pressure, as my parents aren't bothered about my grades although they silently expect me to achieve high, as I am always studying in my room and am capable of being a fairly high achiever. I can't quite put my finger on the problem, and I cannot simply stay feeling like this, even when my exams haven't even begun it's not healthy as I have lost my appetite and generally make some feel ill.

    I don't know if this is stress, or could be depression.Advice/soultions/help would be appreciated, I do feel slightly better given I have written this and taken an hour or so off from revision, but I still feel sick thinking about how I felt before.

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    Hey. Sorry you're not feeling so good. I've been in your shoes, and I'm studying for my A-levels too. I'd write some detailed advice, but it just sounds like you really need someone to talk to right now. So PM me if you don't mind? Or add me on Skype or something - my username's the same one as I have on here.
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    Hey. Sorry you're not feeling so good. I've been in your shoes, and I'm studying for my A-levels too. I'd write some detailed advice, but it just sounds like you really need someone to talk to right now. So PM me if you don't mind? Or add me on Skype or something - my username's the same one as I have on here.
    Thanks I've added you (on Skype)
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Recently (just a few days ago) I have been feeling kind of off I'm an A level student and I've experienced stress before from GCSE'S but this seems to be different to what I felt last time.

    At school I am completely fine, and I wouldn't even be able to remember how down I've been feeling at home, guaranteed I do get the few odd moments but that's probably as I've started to dislike most of the people in my friendship group. However when I'm at home doing homework and start revising, my mood changes completely and I become very panicky which make me feel ill.

    This panic is all about my exams though, and I do have an oral speaking exam next week, and the rest of my a level exams a few weeks later.I don't think it's because I feel under pressure, as my parents aren't bothered about my grades although they silently expect me to achieve high, as I am always studying in my room and am capable of being a fairly high achiever. I can't quite put my finger on the problem, and I cannot simply stay feeling like this, even when my exams haven't even begun it's not healthy as I have lost my appetite and generally make some feel ill.

    I don't know if this is stress, or could be depression.Advice/soultions/help would be appreciated, I do feel slightly better given I have written this and taken an hour or so off from revision, but I still feel sick thinking about how I felt before.

    Thanks
    Hi!

    Im in the exact same boat as you! Yesterday i broke down to my parents and for the first time, i told them i think i have anxiety and my depression is coming back. I have my as level english literature exam next month and im absolutely terrified but we just need to think positively and i know its extremely hard when youve got all this stress and pressure on you, But it can be done.

    Try not to revolve your life around your work and revision. Obviously you have to revise, but take some nghts off and just spend it doing something you enjoy. My personal favourite is doing colouring as im very vreative and i find the adult anti-stress books are great and you can get them in the pound shop. I also sing all of the time as im a singer and i have been for many years so i find all these ways relax me and take my mind off the horrid revision i have to do.

    I hope you find this helpful and good luck for your exams!
 
 
 
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