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I Am Going To Calm Myself Down

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    Deep Breath

    My therapist taught me to do these relaxation, visualization and deep breathing exercises. I better fuckken use 'em right now. This morning, I had a really bad panic attack. And like a fuckking dumbass, I locked myself in the bathroom so my mom couldn't even get it in to help me...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    Learning How To

    I am learning how to calm my self down. Because I will have to help my mom to destress. I just don't know how to do this. I am not good with calming my self down. I am calmed down when I am not in the city. Because then I am not around my grandpa. He seems to ruin when I am in a...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 21, 2011

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    Because No One Likes Bitchy Yoru.

    Bitchy Yoru is no fun. It gives me a headache and makes me tired. It also solves nothing. Bitchy Yoru will have no friends if she stays around too long. So good bye, *****. And hello sleep. I'm also very sorry if I offend when I'm in my ***** out mode. There is a switch (I...
    Yoru Yoru 18-21 4 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    Just by living, I let a few of my family down. I let myself down everyday.
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    All the time people say "calm down, calm down" i hare it, it dosent make me calm down, maybe if you say it in a extremely silly way i will
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    It's a last minute inspiration. Thanks to a great fanfic im reading but it kind of answered my silent scream. I'm not sure why I'm going to write it, nor why I'm almost afraid...
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    Carried away with chastity belt!The other day, I was home alone and decided to try my chastity belt on again. The plan was that maybe I could see if I could ideally tolerate it...
    lockedheels lockedheels 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I feel I am my own worse critic, I am hard on myself constantly and always pushing myself for improvements... I think I may need to start taking meds to calm down a little or maybe...
    John2526 John2526 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I don't know how it all happened, or at least I am pretending not to know. Lately I've been waking up in a mild panic just as I fall asleep. I flip on the lights and wait until I...
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    Cece4 Cece4 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M Nov 28

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    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Nov 29

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    I do not know what to do... it was so sudden. My kitty suddenly started acting weird. I went to bed and lost sleep because of her ususal "You are sleeping" routine. Then 6 hours...
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    I'm going to. I have wanted to for about six years now and tried to two years ago. The only thing that kept me and has kept me from doing it is being afraid of what other people...
    TheAmityAffliction TheAmityAffliction 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm confused about too many things right now.. I want to stay calm, but I couldn't.. it's killing me
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    The gap between constant love and a dismal abyss is immediate See my eyes change Feel my pulse slow as my heart stops beating for you It now has a different rhythm One it has...
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