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I Am Going To Calm Myself Down

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    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 18-21, 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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    once again...as always....I always set goals for myself that I want to achieve but I always seem to fail and it makes me so disappointed in myself and makes me feel like a loser...
    SomeGirlS SomeGirlS 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    once again, I achieved nothing... I was supposed to lose weight this summer...but no instead I am sitting here eaing chips...once again I am so dissapointed in myself even though I...
    SomeGirlS SomeGirlS 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I calm myself down cuz no one else does . But I calm myself down in abnormal ways sometimes I insult myself and then I calm down . And other ways to lazy to write them.
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    My life feels like a roller coaster. I'm constantly going up and down. I know everyone has their bad and good days, but with me, it changes multiple times in a day. One second I'm...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Identity is a state of mind in which someone recognizes/identifies their traits that leads to finding out who they are and what they do and not that of someone else. For the first...
    Sanora Sanora 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am calm under pressure. I am even toned and collected. Even if people are arguing with me, I don't reciprocate. I don't have that fire in me. Even if they scream at me, I don't...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 1

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    It's been about two years now since I first realized I had a problem. It was my 2nd year in college and I was talking to a professor about my idea for my independent study. She...
    MissJazz MissJazz 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    I've been thinking about it a lot since my recent ex... how hard I can be on people... I guess it does just come from a habit of being too hard on myself. But I just want "me" to...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Some walked into my heart Some walked out of my heart Some sped through without slowing down Some hurt my heart Some healed my heart Some turned my heart upside down You saw my...
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    Especially right now. So much going on in my life and sometimes when I hold it all in for too long, I lash out! Why am I like this? I hate myself for this
    Laserbeam18 Laserbeam18 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I know the headline may seem like a silly dilemma. But I am really emotionally distressed about going on a date soon without telling my ex. I dated this woman off and on for the...
    WriterOnTheWall WriterOnTheWall 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    Not going to let you ever drag me down again troll.
    Duskmoon Duskmoon 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    All I have ever wanted was for someone to hold me close and be sincere about caring for me. To this day all I have been met with is rejection, unrequited feelings, abandonment...
    janedoe50 janedoe50 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    At the gym today I was at the front desk waitIng on my workout partner to show. The younger guy behind the counter was trying to memorize the Robert Frost poem, "the road less...
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    On Thriving and Surviving Surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. I have been surviving all of my life. To survive is to tap into a...
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    I don't get this world, It really confuses me, I'm a nice guy, I'm really nice to girls I DO MANAGE to date, helped'em out, done nice things for them, show i care. But I'm single...
    AthoughtOfDeath AthoughtOfDeath 26-30, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I met my wife Sarah in 2008. We met through her friend. We started dating and things were progressing fast, we got engaged and got married in October of 2009. Things were not...
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    Often times we are our own worst enemy. In my case I push myself way too hard. Whatever I do I want to be the best at in the competitive sense, but just so that I can feel content...
    Pacificdiem Pacificdiem 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am 19 years old and a sophomore in college majoring in nursing. I met the love of my life my first year at college and our relationship has blossomed into something beautiful...
    tphelps tphelps 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I lost myself somewhere along the way when I found love, a deep, penetrating love that I've never known before, that I never could've imagined for myself. And I'm grateful that I...
    Heartbeatangel Heartbeatangel 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm ever good enough I'm hard on myself If I do something wrong I'll get angry with myself or get frustrated I'm not perfect but sometimes I do hate myself
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I think this is hard to do especially being 4 ft 8! As everyone looks down on me so it's awkward to shout up and stand your ground!I find it awkward having to look up but whereelse...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 6

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    When I first arrived in Ibiza it was very difficult for anyone to get to know me. I was afraid to smile and socialize because I cared too much about what other people thought. I...
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    Religious (ego) Consciousness, True Consciousness (subconscious experience), and Spiritual Consciousness (super conscious) *Disclaimer: Controversial. Not for the emotionally...
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    More trouble I had two weeks off work and was dreading going back, not because I hate it but because of the chaos that might have ensued while I was gone; who knows what awful...
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    After 15 years, I am separating from the only person I ever really let inside my heart. We have been separated since the end of December 2013. I thought it might be temporary, but...
    Barelycoping325 Barelycoping325 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 18

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    Its not until very recently that i started realizing that i have done a lot of bad things to the people who cared for me. I always thought myself and never cared to listen them...
    Rapturekiller Rapturekiller 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    I want friendship & I want to be social, but whenever I go to a party or a gathering, I freeze up. I don't force myself into conversations like I should. I just stand there quiet...
    kennalynn67 kennalynn67 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I don't need someone else's approval of my life. I am an independant person and I honestly have never depended on anyone else for anything, so I really don't see why I should need...
    Sharebare519 Sharebare519 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    50 Random facts about myself ^_^ lol instead of 20! 1~ I'm a gamer girl. 2~ I'm kind of a Tom boy. 3~ I've been to 35 concerts in 2 years. 4~ I love hardcore music. 5~ I love...
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    Right now my biological parents—they're divorced—are going to court. I really can't deal with this...it's summer 😣 I shouldn't be stressed out right now my anxiety shouldn't...
    Greenman777 Greenman777 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    My wife told me 5 days ago that she wants to leave. She did not use the words divorce but I am wondering if I still even have a chance. I do not want to give up but I believe my...
    KevAM KevAM 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Love is a stranger. One rainy morning on Times Square in New York, whilst sitting on the red stairs I met the man of my life by coincidence. He was English, friendly and funny. I...
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    Most times I feel that bad things happens to good people because personally I feel attacked I'm the person to blame I do nothing but wish everybody the best but then I lose myself...
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    Well not really at "peace" but ive been so calm and i feel just very neutral ever since ive been back from the mental clinic. Im so neutral its almost boring sometimes like i could...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I'm always pressured to be better. I always think of pleasing anyone, even guys and it can seriously be a blow to my self-esteem. Especially when it goes unnoticed. But not even...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just bought one dozen Krispy Kreme donuts (because they are the ultimate donut) and plan on eating every single one by myself as fast as I can. Here today, gone in an hour ;)
    Sugarcoatedfatty Sugarcoatedfatty 18-21, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Warning! The truth hurts. - - - I am that kid you went to school with all those years ago. You know, the one who was always in the shadows, the one who had no friends. I was the...
    iwassoStupid iwassoStupid 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    The rivers that were plagued by my emotions, They run with a force, The crimson tide has eroded the deepest of pleasures, I'm riding on like a racehorse, I'm being brought to...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    How long has it been now? Four, no, five years sice you left me. Five years since I lied in bed for days while you packed your things. Five years since I last saw you. But still I...
    stillhet stillhet 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I want to kill myself every single second or every single ******* day. Every single day since my life has started going down hill. Every single thought in my mind is about...
    SofieAvina SofieAvina 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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