Expressing stress or anxiety



Expressing stress or anxiety
I’m going nuts. (slang)
nuts=crazy
I’m going crazy.
I’m losing my mind.
I’m losing my marbles, (informal)
losing my marbles = losing my intellect
 I’m freaking out. (slang)
 I’m spazzing out.(slang)
 I’m mad at the world.
I need a break.
 I need some sleep.
I’m going to explode.
My head is going to explode.
 Everything is getting on my nerves.
 I can’t take it anymore.
 I can’t take another problem.
 I can’t deal with this anymore.
I’m on pins and needles. (idiomatic)
on pins and needles = in anxious anticipation
I’m on tenterhooks.
tenterhooks = a type of sharp nail used for fastening fabric
I’m a bundle of nerves.
I’ve got butterflies in my stomach. (idiomatic)
=My stomach is feeling like it is fluttering.
I’m coming apart at the seams.
I’m falling apart at the seams.