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Existential Thoughts ?

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Existential thoughts are so debilitating. I can be totally fine, have one thought zip through and all of a sudden i'm having a complete panic/freak out. It scares me to death! and lately I've been worried about something being medically wrong. But how can there be something medically wrong when I'm just having panic-inducing thoughts??

thoughts like : "why am i me?" " why am i here?" "why did i get this life?" and "what is all of this?"

They send me into a panic attack or panic mode most of the time. I don't understand why this happens. It mainly happens when I'm alone or when I'm not busy.

Whats your experience with these, and how do you cope with it?

Honestly, i just want my quality of life back. and my happiness and ability to be alone and not be afraid. This is tough , guys.
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I feel you 100% on this. I think all of the thoughts you listed and more (had many panic attacks on them today ). Just accept the thoughts and let them pass. The more you focus on them the more they linger. It's hard at first to let them pass but it gets easier. Everything takes practice but you do improve.
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