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Why am I so nervous for no reason?

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Last Updated: 02/24/2022 at 12:51am
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June 3rd, 2016 8:58pm
I myself, suffer Generalised Anxiety Disorder and depression and living with both can be very hard sometimes. I have a fantastic business and I am self employed and a fantastic loving business partner and great caring friends. I have no reason to feel anxious, but I do, and it is destroying me. I push my friends away as i think the worst and that they willhurt me, which deep down I know is not true. GAD is a horrible mental illness to have, as I think the worst and worry for no reason, but in doing so, I am pushing my friends away who love me dearly and it is not good. I am scared my GAD will take a strong hold of me and I will lose my Business and friends, but I have taken the first step in my life admitting I need help and that is why I have come onto 7 cups of Tea, to try and beat this voice in my head, and to continue with my business and to stop pushing my friends away, before I DO lose everything
April 14th, 2016 1:07pm
You could have anxiety. Are you always bothered and scared of something or everything? Are you scared of what would happen if you did something or if you said something to people and what they would think about you? If yes. Then sweety, you have anxiety. You can talk to the listeners here in 7 cups, you vould also talk to me.
May 18th, 2016 8:38pm
This condition can be as a result of the previous stressful period in the life. This stress goes in our subconscious mind, and after reflects on our feelings
March 30th, 2016 4:47am
Nervousness for no reason can be caused my anxiety. Chemical inbalances in the brain can causes unusual feelings at unusual times. To combat this, whenever you feel nervous just close your eyes and focus on slowing your breathing as much as possible. I have suffered from anxiety attacks and the best thing to do is to sit or lie down and just breathe real slow
May 20th, 2016 10:11pm
Because your body isn't used to not being nervous, so it makes itself nervous about not being nervous.
April 14th, 2016 10:25am
You're nervous because you are little under prepared for the task or you're scared because someone who did the same task couldn't complete it.
June 12th, 2016 4:22am
I think people are judging me and see my flaws. I stop with what I am doing. Take a big deep breath. And say, "It's okay" or make up a mantra for that moment....
March 26th, 2016 9:19am
It sounds like you've been having anxiety. There may not be any reason that makes rational sense, but it can still feel overwhelming. Definitely check out the anxiety forum in 7cups' resources page, it has ways to help regulate this.
April 6th, 2016 8:04am
Because I can't stand people thinking a single bad thing about me, it shouldn't matter though but I can't let it go
May 7th, 2016 3:31am
You probably suffer from anxiety it is very common to feel nervous repercussion in teenagers you could try many different things to calm down please check out our information on anxiety
April 21st, 2016 6:18am
There could be a number of reasons. Think of any stresses in your life that may not be immediately apparent. There are also many other causes such as caffeine, certain medications, anxiety, these are just a few examples that can cause nervousness
April 18th, 2016 5:59pm
you're feeling anxious. you might think it's for nothing, but deep down there may a problem or situation that you're going through right now.
April 7th, 2016 2:28pm
Hi! It seems like you may be suffering from anxiety. If your problem gets bad, please see a doctor. :) Good luck dear!
April 1st, 2016 1:52am
Many of us feel nervous in certain situations without completely understand why we feel that way. It is okay, and it is good simply to notice your feeling and take a deep breath.
April 8th, 2016 7:50am
That's just a human psychology you need no to worry about it a lot !! just listen to your heart ... in case when u think you are nervous you must try to divert your mind... imean induldge yourself in things that u like the most ... or u can even go out for a brisk walk.... or u can talk about this with your friends and family...
May 27th, 2016 9:24am
You're never really nervous without a reason. Something makes you nervous. But it's not a must to go looking for the reason! You have certain feelings, and the best thing you can do is accept the feelings you have. Acceptance is important. Your feelings are a part of who you are. When you start feeling nervous for what seems like no reason, try finding a way to relax without wondering why you are nervous. Read a book, talk with friends - soon you'll relax and forget you were even nervous in the first place!
February 22nd, 2017 4:02am
A lot of times when we are nervous there is a reason; we may not realize it. One thing you can do is try to think about if anything recently happened or is going to happen. Also, are you currently under a lot of stress? Finally, have you been sleeping ok? If you recently had a fight with someone, have a test coming up, have a lot happening in your life (good or bad) or aren't getting enough sleep you can become nervous. The thing is, when this happens, we sometimes don't make connections between our nervousness and the things I listed above. I suggest that the next time you get nervous, you ask yourself the above questions. Hopefully you'll be able to make some sort of connection and, if you know what's causing it, you might be able to deal with the root of the problem. Even if you can't, sometimes knowing why just makes a huge difference.
May 22nd, 2016 8:27pm
For me I think we all hold at least a nudge of nervousness in reserve to help cope with garden variety stressors or as a baseline from which to work when negative situations are more acute.
September 22nd, 2017 11:27pm
When we feel nervous or anxious, it is a signal from our brains or bodies that something is happening, like many feelings. Even good things or neutral things can cause anxiety. Likely there is a reason, it's just possible you aren't aware of that reason yet. Perhaps a better way to phrase this concern would be, "I am so nervous, but I don't know why yet." You're not alone in this mystery, many people from many different backgrounds experience anxiety on a regular basis without yet realizing what the reason for it is. Sometimes this unknown can cause circular thinking, as we get increasingly anxious about not knowing what the reason for our anxiety is. Regardless of what the reason is, the impact of this general nervousness is real and seems to causes you concern, which is totally okay. We might think: if we knew the reason, then we could treat the reason and stop being nervous. However, if we do not continue to look for ways to cope with that nervousness, it's likely that we will still struggle with nervousness even when there is an obvious reason for it. Sharing our experiences with others, as you are doing, can help everyone understand their individual anxiety a little better and understand how they can cope with it a little better too. I encourage you to keep sharing your experiences! Good luck!
April 28th, 2016 5:37pm
It could be that you are in a vulnerable state at the moment or that you are just in your emotions right now.
May 22nd, 2016 10:36pm
Because I have PTSD over living with my abusive step-father and overly passive mother. I also have social anxiety, and fear of losing people I want to connect with or even love. Too lazy to do anything about it
May 12th, 2018 7:30am
This may be a symptom of anxiety. If you are feeling nervous for a long period of time see a GP for more advice :)
March 25th, 2016 10:32am
you are probably experiencing signs of anxiety and it is nothing to be scared of. youre also probably stressed and worrying through that
May 28th, 2016 12:10am
There may be a underlying thought or thing somewhere that is making you nervous. It could be in your head, or there may be someone or something around you making you nervous.
August 18th, 2017 5:37pm
Being nervous is a totally normal emotion that everyone experiences, maybe without good cause. There could be a few reasons why you're feeling like that (Hormones, something subconscious, suppressing emotions, etc) but it doesn't mean that there's anything wrong with being nervous!
May 1st, 2016 6:25am
Maybe you have an anxiety disorder, or chronic stress. Anxiety comes in many forms, and it's a terrible illness. I recommend you tell a trusted adult, if you haven't already, and start seeking professional help. Anxiety is something nobody should have to suffer through
May 1st, 2016 12:27pm
overthinking of the results to come, or the small details can give things bigger value than it deserves therefore it can make us nervous for no reason, sometimes we need to relax and clear our minds enough to stop thinking about anything else but hearing our heartbeat it helps a lot to take that kind of break
May 1st, 2016 3:54pm
It's just your mind over thinking things it's no need to be afraid just stay calm and take deep breaths :)
June 3rd, 2016 2:53pm
your mind has reasons to be nervous you need to ask am i nervous in a specific situation or all the time?does this nervousness demand something?what possible reasoning under the situation brings this nervousness.But good thing about it that you are not alone for these emotions million of people become nervous without knowing conciously
April 27th, 2017 5:51pm
You're nervous for no reason because you're anxious. There might be thoughts you're keeping to yourself? Remember, you can always vent out your thoughts and emotions in whichever way you feel most comfortable to.