‘People are beginning to avoid me because I talk about my fears for society’

Tell Me About It: I spend a lot of time thinking about climate change and dangerous leaders

‘I really can’t understand why people aren’t more worried about these grave possibilities or taking more assertive action’

‘I really can’t understand why people aren’t more worried about these grave possibilities or taking more assertive action’

Question: I am extremely worried about the future. I am a final year student in college in a course that I was very lucky to get into. When I was in secondary school, I was often anxious about how I would perform in the Junior Cert and then the Leaving Cert.

The strange thing is that I am no longer worried about my academic achievements. I now know that I will perform well in my exams and that I will be in a good position to continue into a postgraduate course or get a decent job. I did some counselling when I started university and find that I am reasonably self-assured.

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