Get it off your chest – How to cope with getting older?
GIOYC stands for “Get it off your chest”. At some point of your life you must have known what it’s like to have words trapped within your mind.
Below is the eighth gioyc from Anonymous:
How to cope with getting older?
I’m about to turn 20 soon and it terrifies me, I guess it comes from the fact that I’m not satisfied with my teenage years whatsoever, I spent most of my youth trying to get good at certain stuff only to then realize it’s not for me, also obviously never kissed nor had a girlfriend. I know that 20 is not that old and I can still get a life but I can’t stop the anxiety reminding me that time is limited and I might mess it up again.John Doe // Anonymous
Use that terror to cut out meaningless issues that holds you back so that you can focus on what’s actually important and make it before it’s too late.
I’d decrease my time on Instagram/twitter and more or less other social networks, only come back there to ask some questions but will leave for good once all my questions are answered. Working on my issues bit by bit and leaving my city if the situation there holds me back to where you are now.
I had a friend, her mental health took a turn for the worse when she was like 17, for some years she just been a meaningless anxiety/depression induced blur in which she achieved nothing, of course. I don’t know if this was her fault but what I do know is that she is the only one that can fix things, and luckily she did.
Your age doesn’t define how you should live/act. It gets better man. I’m 34+ now and my life is basically completely different from when I was 16-21 and even different from when I was 22-24 or even 26.
It’s just part of building up your life. Take things as they come, and just make sure to put yourself out there.
If you have some advice for Anon, make sure to let them know.If you’d like to share your own feels, use this link to send it here.
Stay strong Anon.