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Hello. I am Juliette and I am very interested in daoism. I have always tried to live simply and honestly but these past few years have been difficult for me.

I've had a lot of problems with anxiety and so I tend to overthink and allow myself to be bothered by petty things. I've tried clearing my mind of dark thoughts and worries by using relaxation techniques such as meditation and I've even changed my diet, but so far it doesn't seem to be helping me find my way back to having a peaceful mind. 

I hope there are people here who can understand what I'm going through and possibly offer some advice on how I can begin to feel like myself again. 

Thank you for reading. 

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Hello, Juliette, and welcome.

 

Your membership is approved and we're happy you found your way to us. We look forward to accompanying you on some of the way that you still have to go.

 

Please take the time to read the post pinned at the top of this Welcome page and take a look at the forum Terms and Rules.   This covers all you need to know when getting started.

 

For the¬†first week¬†you will be restricted to¬†ten¬†posts per day but after that you can post as much as you like. Also, until you‚Äôve posted¬†fifteen¬†times in the forums, you‚Äôll be a ‚ÄúJunior Bum‚ÄĚ with somewhat restricted access and will be allowed only¬†two¬†private messages per day.

 

Good luck in your pursuits and best wishes to you,

 

Fa Xin and the TDB team

 

Hi Juliette,

 

Welcome to the forums. I'm sure everyone will have a little bit of advice to give you.  Mine would be to just relax and enjoy your life. If you tend to "overthink" things, maybe just let the overthinking happen. Don't try to stop it, just let it shine through naturally.  Observe it.  Then smile. :) Enjoy !

 

You are welcome to jump right in to the ongoing discussions, revive an older thread, start a new thread of your own, or start a discussion in the "Newcomer Corner" sub-forum to expand on your introduction or ask general questions to help you get started.

 

May you enjoy your time here.

 

Fa Xin

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Hi Juliette.  Romeo here.  Welcome.

 

There are many here who have been through what you are going through and many of them will offer suggestions.

 

Best wishes.

 

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Welcome Juliette! I hope you will find good support for your interests and issues!

 


I am happy you are here  :)

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On 1.11.2018 at 5:18 PM, Juliette said:

Hello. I am Juliette and I am very interested in daoism. I have always tried to live simply and honestly but these past few years have been difficult for me.

I've had a lot of problems with anxiety and so I tend to overthink and allow myself to be bothered by petty things. I've tried clearing my mind of dark thoughts and worries by using relaxation techniques such as meditation and I've even changed my diet, but so far it doesn't seem to be helping me find my way back to having a peaceful mind. 

I hope there are people here who can understand what I'm going through and possibly offer some advice on how I can begin to feel like myself again. 

Thank you for reading. 

 

Hello Juliette

 

And welcome to the forums.

 

As you have found, trying to clear your mind of dark thoughts by relaxation techniques or even by changing your diet won't help you much, as long as something inside you keeps bringing them forth. This comes down to some of the beliefs you hold about yourself and/or the world you live in. Some of them may be in need of recognition and reconsideration in order to change the way you feel for good.

 

Will be happy to talk about this more, if you wish.

 

Cheers

Michael

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