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I don't feel like myself and that I'm in a empty shell. How can I start feeling like myself again? I want to know how to regain my state of mine. What are some things I can do emotionally?

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If u let this virus weigh you down and dominate your life you will sink lower and lower !!!!

first thing on your way to dealing with this is a positive state of mind ????

one it will help you deal with the medical side of things better, it's a virus, you aren't terminal !!!!

second just remember there are lots of things out there worth getting out of bed for !!!!

you have to help yourself coz no other person is going to do it for you !!!!

hi, hello and welcome to the real world !!!!

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27 minutes ago, Lost dreams said:

I don't feel like myself and that I'm in a empty shell. How can I start feeling like myself again? I want to know how to regain my state of mine. What are some things I can do emotionally?

Hi L.D. and welcome.

How long that you will feel like you do is a tough question because it depends on so many factors. How long have  you been diagnosed? What type do you have? How old are you? Are you in a relationship?

The general answer would be it depends. It depends if you are a fighter. If you are then you will find that the true you cannot be defined  by this virus. Yes it does affect us in physical and psychological ways but don't let it consume you or become  something it is not.

Many people have it and have adjusted their life to it and are able to do and be everything that they set out to be. Yes dating can be a challenge.

Learn more about it and you will see that it is manageble. The good news is that they are working on various vaccines that may offer substantial relief from this virus and make it inconsequential.

Hang in their stay positive. Get some therapy if you can. Talk to people here and get support. You going to feel better but I cant promise you will ever feel the same as before you got it. You will make peace and learn to live fully with it. You will be happy again, love again and laugh again.

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1 hour ago, Lost dreams said:


I don't feel like myself and that I'm in a empty shell. How can I start feeling like myself again? I want to know how to regain my state of mine. What are some things I can do emotionally?


Hello. Look up a modality called Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). I do a simple tap using my thumb and index finger. That can be done anywhere, anytime, mostly unnoticed. I have proven the value of this to myself over and over and it is really handy when under a great deal of stress to get through the situation. You may not feel the effects until you say exactly the right words to yourself but when you do it is like having the weight of the world lifted off your mind. Keep talking to yourself, as only you know the negative that is bothering you then find a positive around it to cancel it out. The positive is not always what you expect so just keep talking. I was in great stress over losing my career that was my passion. Lots of negatives around that. I was in a situation where I thought I had to leave immediately, as I was falling apart, so I tapped and talked to myself. I kept saying my obvious negatives then I heard myself say..."Yes, but at least I had over 20yrs of living my dream and probably the other 2 thousand people here were not that fortunate!" The release was unbelievable and unforgettable. I tap around any stressful thoughts or meetings. Our life and how we deal truly is in our own hands.

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Those are all great words of wisdom.

emotionally I'm starting to feel better but my Phsyical pain is still there. How long did it take for all of your immune systems to really luck in and help you feel better?

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Any day now!

More seriously, we are the ones who support our immune systems with our emotions and nutrition. Once we find what is good and bad for our own chemistry we can learn to keep things in check. This explains why some have great success with something like Lysine (for example) but others, not so much. Until my chemistry changed I was able to do anything and everything I wanted, with only minor restrictions. 


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