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Does anyone else’s thinking ability freeze under any sort of pressure? I know I am an intelligent person but under any pressure my thinking and brainstorming is severely limited. Are there ways to fix

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Anxiety medicine (SSRI) helped me with this significantly. When we are anxious or stressed, our pre-frontal vortex shuts down. It can feel like mental paralysis. This is where rational decisions are made. I started Paxil and subsequently don’t struggle with this anymore

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^would rather not take meds for the rest of my life...I get this feeling too often. Have heard Ltheanine helps, only used once and was meh for me.

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Just train yourself to find a mental calm by only addressing one thing at a time. Meds are a crutch, not a solution

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