Do you ever feel like life is just one big contest to see who can endure the most anxiety, and that we’re all losing? Guess that’s why it’s important to have good coping strategies when those ugly feelings rear their hideous heads.
Coping strategies such as tweeting our insecurities for the world to see and feeling a sense of validation when they get liked!
Here are 14 such tweets to help us all feel a little better about feeling bad.
13. Dreams to dust
I barely tried and that’s all that matters.
“It’s over for you hoes,” I sigh, giving up my gardening career forever
— Rads (@FeelingEuphoric) July 17, 2019
12. Back to basics
I, too, need to repeat a mantra before inconveniencing anyone even a little.
“Part of self care is protecting my energy and realizing what I don’t want and finding the courage to let people know.” – me sending back the side of tuna I ordered
— Christine Medrano (@chrissymeds) July 9, 2019
11. Sometimes it be
Tautologies are the highest truths of all.
Therapist: And what do we say when we feel like this?
Me: It be like that sometimes
— Sabrina (@stfu_sabs) July 8, 2019
10. Weekend warrior
There’s a very long road ahead, kid.
7yr old "Do women get their periods on weekends too?"
7yr old mutters to herself "Jesus Christ"
— kelly oxford (@kellyoxford) November 20, 2015
9. Pack it in
Leaving home for three days, better bring everything I’ve ever owned.
Tonight I'm "packing for my trip", which means I've spent the past two hours sitting on a giant pile of laundry in front of a completely empty suitcase staring at my phone
— ErBear (@Rica_Bee) November 20, 2018
8. Big problems
They’re just constantly rushing through my head.
Couldn’t sleep, I can’t stop remembering the Titans.
— sarah schauer 🦂 (@sarahschauer) July 3, 2019
So help me, if those I know have attempted to reach me about things…
(opening my god damn email) there better not be any god damn emails in here
— audrey farnsworth (@audipenny) July 8, 2019
6. Caffeinated lies
When your soul starts to shake that’s how you know it’s working.
me: if you drink this coffee you’re gonna get jittery and anxious and you’re gonna feel sick later.
my brain: good bean juice taste like chocolate make me go fast
— Paige Alena (@itspaigealena) October 4, 2018
5. Read dead redemption
Do you know who I am?
When Someone Leaves Me on Read:
– a hate crime
When I Leave Someone on Read:
-self care 💅🏻
— 1984’s George Whorewell (@EwdatsGROSS) July 20, 2019
4. Clocking in
Time to seek knowledge I will never use instead of resting the organ that allows me to know things!
clock: go to bed
brain: google marmosets i dare you
— Aparna Nancherla (@aparnapkin) July 18, 2019
3. Mystery symptoms
What to do? We can’t know. There’s just no way to know.
Me: So tired. So weak. Am I incurably sick? Is this the end
My body: The only green thing you've eaten in weeks was an Andes Mint.
Me: Why, cruel world? Why me
Body: You sleep 4 hours a night.
Me: Oh mortality, the cruelest mistress.
Body: Maybe go for a walk? Just one
— Ꮍᴀᴇʟ 🖤s her mailman (@elle91) July 1, 2019
2. Daily struggles
What do I gotta, type? With my fingers?
[buying something online that in the pre-internet era I would’ve had to get out of bed, shower, get dressed, and leave the house to do]
Website: you have to go get your wallet now
Me: this is bullshit
— Abbie (@AbbieEvansXO) April 26, 2019
1. Privacy, please
“You’re never gonna believe this…it turns out I’m white.”
"faceapp has your photo now and can use it against you!" – white people who spit in a tube and sent it to a strange factory to learn they are in fact from europe
— Paige Skinner (@paginaskinner) July 20, 2019
There’s plenty of things in this world to be anxious about, but there’s lots to take joy in as well. Like these funny twitter people, for instance!
How do you get through the anxious times?
Share your strategies in the comments.