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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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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    It's been over half a year since I cut myself for the first time. I got home from school and had been stressed and as they say "when it rains, it's pouring". I got inside my...
    iSabishii iSabishii 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I am so angry. Angry with him. About the last relationship that we had. The way he treated me. The way things have been happening I can't forget I was so hurt It really knocked me...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I had a bad fall down some steps as a kid. There were a bunch of other kids going up and down the stairs to so it was like the freaking stampede scene from the Lion King. Going UP...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Once I went to a buffet and I had 8 plates FULL of food. Once I finished and decided my actual stomach would explode if I ate anymore, I got up and waddled out the door to my car...
    betterbigger betterbigger 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    One of my biggest fears is the stairs that have no middle part between them...I'm always scared I'm going to fall down (or up) and slip between the two steps and get stuck or fall...
    Jaimedee Jaimedee 18-21, F Apr 12

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    My whole life I've had a close, tight-knit relationship with my parents. Family is really important to me, including both of my sisters. A lot of the views and beliefs I have today...
    odm3 odm3 18-21 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    i have a brother with ADHD, my parents are split up, I don't have a lot of friends and I cant cope anymore! I know im probably no different than any other tennager when saying that...
    scarlet36912 scarlet36912 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    When I shut down, I'm not myself at all. It's more of a deep dark void that takes over my body. I have no emotion what so ever and if you talk to me I will not respond, I just sit...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    1)my last name is not "grier" just fyi. 2)I have 2 sisters. 3) I'm 14. 4) I love making new friends. 5) I'm depressed. 6) I have an eating dissorder. 7) I feel like I've...
    ashleygrierrr ashleygrierrr 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    ( Short story: Prologue) My last hope Everything stops. Times stands still. There he lies on the cold ground. Here I’m standing just staring down as death whispers on the end...
    TweDee TweDee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    The confusion and anger of the past year over the sudden remembering of past memories has faded to calm curiosity. Bizarrely, there is an enormous amount of detail to several of...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F Apr 12

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    Yep, right now. I officially can declare my life ruins, I did it myself, yet I'm calm. I don't have a steady future with weird education choice and a bunch of stress-related...
    ErieNemisa ErieNemisa 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Not a good day today. I tried to go to skatepark and they wouldn't let me in because I don't have pads and helmet and I didn't know that so after walking about a mile or so to get...
    Viciouspistols Viciouspistols 22-25, F Apr 12

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    I don't understand the general idea of going out. Or maybe it's some people who don't understand that going out is not for everyone and it's not a crucial element of a human's life...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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    I definitely have to go away for a while. Cool things down I need loving But I'm not getting it
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M 19 hrs ago

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    So much going on with school, life, and so much more to the point i get nausea and losing sleep i don't know how to stop it or what to do or how to deal with it
    thatrandomchick01 thatrandomchick01 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I have hid myself in a beautiful cloak of skin and mirror completion such as a chameleon , but who i am is not what you see , what you see is just a mirror of what you need to see...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I am hoping to find some relief in venting about my personal war on fat. I feel a bit narcissistic posting about vanity, but it goes deeper than my exterior appearance. My self...
    peacockskeleton peacockskeleton 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    "You wanna piece of me?!!" She creamed at him. Then she assaulted him with the "Anger management" book to calm her furious rage down. Her therapist has ordered her to buy the book...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm usually a very calm person, and I handle stress pretty well. You'd think I'd be able to keep calm in an emergency, but I'm not so sure I can. Last year my toaster caught on...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Like always, alone in my house. This is the time when I wake up, make myself some coffee, and I go to school. But today is saturday, so I don't have nothing to do. My life is too...
    aestheticisms aestheticisms 18-21, F Apr 12

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    I don't know what's going on with me. So confused with all these sudden body changes. And now my emotions are less calm...
    Becomingme4 Becomingme4 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I hate that I prefer being by myself. Occasionally I force myself to go out with people but most of the time they reek of negative vibes and are Debbie downers. I get sad when I'm...
    mayvalentine mayvalentine 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Well yes I do like touching myself I just can't help it, it's comes naturally to me. I've pleasured myself as long as I can remember. I one great releaser for stress,anger or what...
    TandT0420 TandT0420 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 28

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    I truly am. I hate the way I look, I hate the way I act and treat people. I hate that I can say one thing, than won't even end up doing it. I hate that I tell all my friends that I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I hate myself so much!!! I wish I could say I love myself but I don't I hate myself
    cristina44 cristina44 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Let me break it down explain it to you. Somehow something was born, Someday I can stop seeing, The flaws that I do not see, Feel my pain, I've hushed the vowels, Calmed down the...
    infamousBK infamousBK 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I am 1 out of 11 brothers and sister all from the same mom and dad.. One of my brothers passed away 15 years ago and his name was Blake Logan weber.. And one day as we were young i...
    chadwjordan23 chadwjordan23 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've only been on EP for three days, and it's already helping me with my ongoing battle with depression. Or rather, it's helping me to help myself. I'm the kind of person who...
    xeian xeian 26-30, F a week ago

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    Not really by myself but since I love in Los Angeles. I am getting tired of the everyday scenery and gangs and all this hype about life here. I want to move to Washington. Because...
    Ermacz Ermacz 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I do admire people who can keep clam in pretty much every situation. I am someone who has a hard time keeping calm, I don't know if it is the anxiety, or the hot-headed-woman in me...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    You'll get more out of me if you remain calm. I look up too, and admire people that remain calm in any situation. You'll catch more bees with honey...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I love myself because i cannot love another if i cannot even love myself
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    when I shut down I sometimes do it to the point where no one can reach me at all. I can't even communicate, not even if I want to. the most I've ever been able to do is send icons...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    I'm so exited! I'm on the way to the zoo now and I'm meeting family for Easter. I haven't been for a long time. I think its been 4 years. I felt like it's something for young kids...
    Alice1998 Alice1998 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I enjoy reading, playing online games, watching TV shows back-to-back on netflix, so naturally I spend much more time at home. It's not that I hate going out, it's just that I don...
    sarahtc9 sarahtc9 26-30, F 3 Responses 46 mins ago

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    I want to share the wonderful experience I had shopping for shoes today. It was at a Payless shoe store near Toronto. I went there because I was told they have women's sizes up to...
    KimberleeRoseBee KimberleeRoseBee 41-45, T 10 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm tired of this, nothing good comes out of my life, I'm always getting rejected by girls. I always have crushes on chicks that I can never have. I've been told that I'm sweet and...
    romero44 romero44 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I don't know what to do with myself anymore. I've got no job, no friends, and bad grades. I try to improve myself and actually apply for jobs and make friends, but I'm so f...
    riteyspecer riteyspecer 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't sit around and do homework and act normal anymore. I am so sick and tired of putting on this stupid mask of happiness. I want to just break down already. I can't stand the...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I remain calm and detached in most situations. I like it.
    daddyslittlegirl08 daddyslittlegirl08 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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