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Dr. Priya

Psychologist, Chennai

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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Priya is one of the best Psychologists in Vadapalani, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Sri Narayana Child and Teen Care in Vadapalani, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Priya on has an excellent community of Psychologists in India. You will find Psychologists with more than 41 years of experience on You can find Psychologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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How to control anger?

Leave the situation at that time. Think about positive things inlife. Pray daily. Start tab divaaod500 mg at night. Report after 10 days.
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Felling giddy sometimes and mentally disturbed. The head is feeling heavy. From last 1 month I am going through this.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Felling giddy sometimes and mentally disturbed. The head is feeling heavy. From last 1 month I am going through this.
Dear Lybrate user. Feeling nauseated or giddy could be due to many physiological reasons like acute fever, ear imbalance, neurological issues etc. You need to consult a physician to analyze the cause. Take care.
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I am 36 years old, my family life is very good but I don' t know I get very angry for very silly reasons. I just yell at everyone & then I don' t get proper sleep. Should I take any tablet for this ?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You don? t need tablet for this right now but you certainly should seek counseling help. In therapy you must identify why you get so angry for trivial reasons, and for how long this has been happening. Also you must explore whether you may be scared but acting angry instead. This substituting of feelings indicate that there may be so much fear that you may mistakenly think that you cannot handle it and prefer to be angry to cover up the fear. Does this sound familiar? naturally when this happens and you shout at others, the awakening may happen a little later and you feel guilt and sleep is disturbed. Learn to apologize and inform them that you are working on this problem which is really yours and will resolve it soon. If you are not married, then there could be that as a reason to make you so irritable and to lash out at others. I don? t know the reasons but do follow up on that and see if you could settle down soon.
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I just married 2 months back and my wife on 2nd day started crying and telling me you are avoiding me if you are not interested you should have not married. For small small things she will get angry and she won't understand the situation. Yesterday she was asking any good news, I told to my wife we have married just 2 months back and you are asking good news in short period. I have done intercourse but it will take time. Please give me good answer for this so that I can show to my wife she won't believe what I tell? Please advise.

Homeopath, Pune
Hello your wife wants you attention from you . Please give more important to her . Bcoz she is newly married she feels alone . Go for movie , go for dinner , give some gifts every week . Like flowers, dresses, saree, perfumes. Feel her she is special for u. Talk her with proper manner , she is only asking any good news . And you r giving a lecture about marriage duration. Its wrong . U can say her you r my good news . U came in life and my life is now beautiful . Becoz of you . If she making lunch dinner tell her you cook nice . 1.Talk to her respectfully without demeaning her or hurting her feelings. 2. Find something that makes you laugh together. 3. Put your arms around her when she needs comfort, holding her silently. 4.Surprise her by doing something you think she would want done before she asks. 5. Show interest in that which she values as important in her life. 6.Be a good listener. Show her you value what she says. 7.Plan a mini-honeymoon, where the two of you can spend quality time together. 8.Go shopping with her and don’t sigh or look at what time it is even once. 9.Be especially helpful when she is not feeling well. 10.When she asks how your day went, don’t just say “fine” —actually give her details. 11. Don’t embarrass her by arguing with her in front of others. 12. Make eye contact when she is talking to you and when you are talking with her. 13.Surprise her from time-to-time with a card and flowers or a little gift. 14.Give her your undivided attention when she wants to talk. 15.Sit close to her —even when you are just watching television. 16.Do not making plans without her agreeing with them 16. Ask her and then listen to what makes her fearful and insecure (without judging) 17. Be careful to choose your words, especially when angry. 18.Hold her close and verbally express your love when she is hurt or discouraged. 19. Allow her to express herself freely, without fear of being called illogical or dumb. 20. Fix dinner for her sometimes. 21. Tell her (and show her) you love her often. 22.Don’t ignore the small things that bother her and let them build into bigger issues. 23.Call, email or text her when you’re apart so she knows you are thinking of her. 24.Show her affection without sexual intentions. Take care of her.
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What should I do to increase memory power. pls tell me doctor?

PhD (Psychology), MSc Psychology, MS
Dear, memory and mind power consists of understanding, storage and recollection of information you learn. Understanding depends on concentration. The more creative you are on doing tasks or reading, the more you understand. Storage and recollection depends on your understanding and how well you review what you have learned. Repetition and review of material learned and other tasks provides easy recollection. You can improve your concentration and total brain power with the help of green leafy vegetables, exercise, creative activities, number puzzles like sudoku etc. Hard work is the key to learning and recollection. Take care.
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Hi, this question is regarding my husband .He is heavily addicted to alcohol. We have tried everything to get him out of alcohol but all in vein. I just wanted to know is there any medicine to help him get rid of alcohol.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
You should enroll him in organizations like Alcohol Anonymous. Where there are groups of people with similar problems. They discuss, express there problems and also share stories how they got out of it. This acts as effective tools for behavior modification and de-addiction.
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MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
Addiction to cigarette is due to a addictive substance called nicotine. There are 2 types of addiction
1- physiological addiction which is due to the increase of nicotinic receptors in the brain and they are responsible for craving and withdrawal.
2- psychological addiction - where people attach significance to each cigarette with the situation they use it in, for e.g if some one is having cigarette after food or tea or waiting or lonely these situations provoke strong craving even though the person had a cigarette few minutes back still they feel like smoking again.
There are medicines available to stop the physiological addiction, but to reduce the psychological addiction one needs counseling and change in lifestyle.
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I am a 40 year old male. I am experiencing extreme mood swings / nervousness which last from 1 to 3 months. It has negatively effected my work and family life. Please advise.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am a 40 year old male. I am experiencing extreme mood swings / nervousness which last from 1 to 3 months. It has ne...
You need to visit a psychiatrist immediately. This sounds like a serious condition, and you may be able to stave off worse developments if you act fast. Apart from the medication you must also seek help from a counselor for a good length of time. In the counseling you will learn a lot of skills and techniques to cope with the everyday challenges of life. If it turns out to be a pathological condition there is much work to be done and your cooperation is in your best interest. Do not self-regulate your medication, and comply with all the advice and prescriptions of the concerned doctors. When the mood swings to a better state, you may deceive yourself by thinking that you can now manage without help. That is a typical danger with this condition. Do not succumb to that belief and trust the professional. You could, if you want, seek a second opinion just for your curiosity.
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She lost somebody last time and feels very depressed and lonely. Prefer keeping to herself all the time. Please help her.

Psychiatrist, Noida
She lost somebody last time and feels very depressed and lonely. Prefer keeping to herself all the time. Please help ...
This is normal grief reaction. Which lasts for months, so it's normal, but when it starts extending beyond time limit, or starts disrupting normal life it is high time to consult a psychiatrist.
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I am a student and I am unable to concentrate whenever I try to study, my mind wanders so can you please suggest me any way so that I can concentrate properly.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely.The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food.
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Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, MD - Consultant Physician, MD - Diabetology, MD - General Medicine, ACLS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Please quit smoking and drinking alcohol. Remember, prevention is better than cure !
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I am a teenager and belong to a middle class family I am topper since my childhood and always score 1st position in class but Since last year my mind has become very uncontrollable you cannot even imagine the extent my mind goes in thinking rubbish. Last year my parents sent me to a reputed institution with high fee in a city for higher education although we took loan for that. I want to make my parents all dreams to come true and I want to work very hard for my better future but my mind is a big restriction .my present condition is that I stand last in my class many a times fail in exams too! And This is biggest embracement for me .my studies are very deeply affected by all these and I never remember whatever I study. Sometimes I think to just leave and run away very far. Thoughts like saying vulgar words even to god .family members and also thoughts of brutality. Or thoughts like everything seems to be worthless and I think to quit life and unrealistic thoughts have become common and come any time and many time a day .the quality of my thoughts has drastically worsened. Also my mind opposes to study or learn. please help me I wanna get rid of all these. please help faster.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
I am a teenager and belong to a middle class family I am topper since my childhood and always score 1st position in c...
Hello, If you are adolescent period it may be due to the hormonal changes. It is curable. But you should consult with your parent, they will take care of it. Also without them you will not be able to get your treatment from any where as your characterised treatment required for that a history from pregnancy is required. Consult with PARENT to get proper treatment.
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Homeopath, Shajapur
Awayas think positive.
Forgive past
Be present mind
Do yoga, meditation daily.
Prevention is better than cure.
Dr. Sunil rathore.
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I'm 34 year female. Bp of both side are up and stress in my mind. And head moves and I take domstal tab. Also. please advice me.

General Physician, Cuttack
I'm 34 year female. Bp of both side are up and stress in my mind. And head moves and I take domstal tab. Also. please...
1. Do regular aerobic exercise like brisk walk for 30 minutes every day 2. Reduce your weight if overweight 3. Reduce salt intake 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Take bland diet, avoid spicy, oily, junk saturated fat and cholesterol rich diet. Take plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits, 6. Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion 7. Do yoga, meditation, and deep breathing exercise 8. Monitor your bp regularly and consult physician for treatment.
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Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Stress decrease blood flow to heart and also increases platelet aggregation leading to clot formation and more chances of heart attack.
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I am 26 aged male sir when I stand on public I feel shivering or can't talk or I can not focus on public with clear mind, also in front of girls I feel fear in my mind, I feel I am shy, I can not face someone for talk, girls. Feel a fried how can I overcome it. please explain me so I can do my better future. I expect your valuable reply.

Psychiatrist, Jamshedpur
I am 26 aged male sir when I stand on public I feel shivering or can't talk or I can not focus on public with clear m...
You seems to have social anxiety. You have to practice relaxation exercise like, pranayam, deep breathing exercise regularly to control your anxiety. You should practice self counselling to overcome your negative thoughts. There are drugs which decreases social anxiety significantly.
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Hi, I am 31 years old and have headache, tension, depression. I always this about my old memories. What should I do? Kindly give me some solutions.

General Physician, Kolar
Hi, I am 31 years old and have headache, tension, depression. I always this about my old memories. What should I do? ...
the symptoms you've shared here, might need some counseling from a psychiatrist. If these problems are interfering with your daily activities, it is better if you see a specialist.
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I think am obsessed with thinking about a person since 7-8 months. I was in relationship with him but it never worked out well, I have just met him just once, atleast 1.5yr earlier to the beginning of our relationship, and wen we came into a relationship we couldnt meet, I just spoke to each other through phone. I dont understand how that person effects me so much whom I have never met. I have been continuously thinking about him, all the day and night, even I dream of him in a regular interval. I think so much about him that sometimes I feel I can feel him or see him. I have tried not thinking about him, diverted my mind, but even in mid of 6-7 friends I cannot control my mind thinking about him. I am completely tensed.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
It seems that you are very suggestible. You are obsessing about this person by merely being in contact with him over the phone! That means that he must have known what to say to you and make you feel happy and good about yourself: Which also means that you are very vulnerable to other people giving you attention. If you have not been getting enough attention in your own life then you will become very easily enamored by anyone giving you positive attention. You must be careful of this because if a boy wants to get you to do anything for them, then all they need to do is to give you lots f love and you will immediately oblige. You must learn to love yourself and be fully satiated so that you will be self-sufficient in yourself. Otherwise other people can take advantage of you, especially in love. I think that you should move on rather quickly and for that you need to take some measures. You must deal with all your feelings you had around him and clear it out of your system. Remove all the gifts, reminders of him, and give it away or destroy them, if there are any. Meet a lot with other friends whom you might have neglected all these months and renew the contacts all over again. Please do not bad mouth him to anyone and just say that we broke up for some good reasons and you are okay with that. Start an exercise regimen and get on with your studies, and career building, with a renewed vigor. Do not get into another relationship as yet, and if the feelings for this boy continues to haunt you, please meet with a counselor and share them with that person. In time this will all be history and you will be happy you moved on.
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I am suffering from stress I feel every day is very hectic and not concentration on my work feel too much anxiety in the day and pressure on my head after 6 pm feel everything fine so please let us help me about the matter. Thanks again.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am suffering from stress I feel every day is very hectic and not concentration on my work feel too much anxiety in ...
We generally use the word 'stress' when we feel that everything becomes too much to handle - we are overloaded and wonder whether we can cope with the pressures placed upon us. Nowadays stress is a normal part of life. Almost everyone has some sort of stress. Constantly reacting to stressful situations without making adjustments to counter the effects, threatens our health and well-being. There are steps you can help you managing day to day stressful conditions and take to feel better. 1.Be realistic: If you feel overwhelmed by some activities (yours and/or your family's), learn to say NO! Eliminate an activity that is not absolutely necessary. You may be taking on more responsibility than you can or should handle. If you meet resistance, give reasons why you're making the changes. Be willing to listen to other's suggestions and be ready to compromise. 2.Shed the 'superman/superwoman' urge: No one is perfect, so don't expect perfection from yourself or others. Ask yourself, 'What really needs to be done? How much can I do? Is the deadline realistic? What adjustments can I make? Don't hesitate to ask for help if you need it. 3.Take one thing at a time: For people under tension or stress, their day-to-day workload can sometimes seem unbearable. The best way to cope with this feeling of being overwhelmed is to take one task at a time. Make a list of things you need to get done and start with one task. Once you accomplish that task, choose the next one. The positive feeling of 'checking off' tasks is very satisfying. It will motivate you to keep going. 4.Share your feelings: A conversation with a friend lets you know that you are not the only one having a bad day. Stay in touch with friends and family. Ask them how they have dealt with a similar situation that may be 'stressing you out. Let them provide love, support and guidance. Don't try to cope alone. 5.Be flexible: If you find you're meeting constant opposition in either your personal or professional life, rethink your position or strategy. Arguing only intensifies stressful feelings. Make allowances for other's opinions and be prepared to compromise. If you are willing to be accommodating, others may meet you halfway. Not only will you reduce your stress, you may find better solutions to your problems. Go easy with criticism. You may expect too much of yourself and others. Try not to feel frustrated, disappointed or even 'trapped' when another person criticises you. 6.Hobbies: Take a break from your worries by doing something you enjoy. Whether it's gardening or painting, schedule time to indulge your interest. Exercise: Regular exercise is a popular way to relieve stress. Twenty to thirty minutes of physical activity benefits both the body and the mind. Meditate: Just ten to twenty minutes of quiet reflection may bring relief from chronic stress as well as increase your tolerance to it. 7.Take Herbal Supplement: Herbs like Brahmi, Ashwagandha, Mandukparni, Shankhpuspi, Kaunch are very helpful in managing stress. These herbs work on the brain and help relax you which ultimately empowers you to manage your stressful conditions easily. There are many herbal supplements available in the market that can help you. 8.Consult the Doctor: If your stress level doesn't seem to improve with above tips, it may require more attention and consultation with an Expert. Or consult me on Lybrate privately Physical symptoms of stress include: •Low energy. •Headaches. •Upset stomach, including diarrhoea, constipation and nausea. •Aches, pains, and tense muscles. •Chest pain and rapid heartbeat. •Insomnia. •Frequent colds and infections. •Loss of sexual desire and/or ability. STRESS CONTROL There are many ways to tame your stress and keep it at bay. Here are 20 tips to tame your stress today, and keep the stress monsters at bay. 1.Perform diaphragmatic or deep breathing exercises. 2.Lie face down on the floor and begin breathing deeply and slowly, with your hands resting under your face. Do this for five minutes. 3.Sit in a reclining chair. Put a hand on your abdomen and a hand on your chest. As you breathe, make sure the hand on your abdomen is moving up and down rather than one on your chest. If the hand on your abdomen is moving you are breathing deeply and slowly. 4.Try progressive muscle relaxation or “deep muscle” relaxation. Progressively tense and relax each muscle group in your body. Learn the difference between muscle tension and relaxation. 5.Meditate. Use visualization or imagery to help you learn to be one with your thoughts. Sit quietly with your eyes closed, imagining the sights, sounds and smells of your favorite place, such as a beach or mountain retreat. 6.Exercise regularly or take up yoga. 7.Consult a psychologist about the use of biofeedback 8.Make time for music, art or other hobbies that help relax and distract you. 9.Learn to identify and monitor stressors. Come up with an organized plan for handling stressful situations. Be careful not to overgeneralize negative reactions to things. 10.Make a list of the important things you need to handle each day. Try to follow the list so you feel organized and on top of things. Put together a coping plan step by step so you have a sense of mastery. 11.Keep an eye on things that might suggest you’re not coping well. For example, are you smoking or drinking more, or sleeping less? 12.Keep a list of the large and little hassles in your day versus the major stressful events in your life. This helps you focus on the fact that you’re keeping track of and managing those as well as you can. 13.Set aside a time every day to work on relaxation. 14.Avoid using caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, junk food, binge eating and other drugs as your primary means for coping with stress. While they can be helpful once in awhile, using them as your only or usual method will result in longer-term problems, such as weight problems or alcoholism. 15.Learn to just say, “No” occasionally. It won’t hurt other people’s feelings as much as you think and is simply a method to be more assertive in your own life, to better help you meet your own needs. 16.Get the right amount of sleep. For most people, this is seven to nine hours a night. 17.Cultivate a sense of humor; laugh. 18.Research has shown that having a close, confiding relationship protects you from many stresses. 19.Don’t run from your problems! This only makes them worse. 20.Talk to your family and friends. See if they can help. If these tips don’t help, or you’ve tried a lot of them with little luck in better taming the stress in your life, it may be time to consider taking it up a notch. A mental health professional — such as a psychologist — can help teach you more effective methods for handling stress in a healthy way in your life. Such psychotherapy is short-term and time-limited, with a focus on helping you better deal with stress. Remember — we do have control over the stress and choices we make in our lives. It sometimes takes a little practice and effort to put some of these techniques into play in your life. But once you do so, you may be pleasantly surprised at the positive benefits you’ll receive If you need any prescription please consult me as we cannot prescribe in questions session. Regards.
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I am 30 of a male suffering from generalized anxiety disorder facing symptoms like severe numbness in head, world seems dreamy dreamy, fear in public, foggy and distorted vision always thinking how I ll cum out of this. Please help since 2 years I am having this eating vegetables and fruits but still its not curable. Rply and tell me whether slowly slowly this scary symptoms will vanish or not. One of psychologist told me anxiety wil be cured by eating healthy n sleeping healthy..

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
I am 30 of a male suffering from generalized anxiety disorder facing symptoms like severe numbness in head, world see...
Hi lybrate-user, You are just 30, why you want to have such negative feelings. It can be cured only if we take some steps to overcome this. Eating healthy and sleeping well will not cure your anxiety completely some more additional treatment is required. Only if you undergo treatment and counselling your problem will be solved. First, I need to know more about your problem, whether it is caused internally or mentally. Only then we can decide what type of treatment is required. You need psychological treatment or other treatment either medically or not. Do not worry. Definitely we can cure your anxiety provided you should undergo treatment. If you feel free to discuss this further you are most welcome to contact me either through in-patient visit over phone, chat or mail. Be relaxed, you are too young to have some negative feelings. You should actually be confident and courageous and should volunteer for further assistance. Take care.
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