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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 70+, F 6 Responses 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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    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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