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I Am Going To Calm Myself Down

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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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    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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    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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    specially by letting everyone i care about down over and over again
    KatherineSnow KatherineSnow 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So yeah, i can wake up one day and be really helpful... I'd be kind polite and id do as told but after a while its like something clicks and i start ignoring not being sociable and...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I started doing this meditating that really calmed me down and helped me see things differently. However despite the fact that it worked I found that I just seemed to stop doing it...
    arghffswhoneedsaname arghffswhoneedsaname 41-45, M Dec 26, 2014

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    I spent three hours of worrying about someone all for nothing. Itz late so I brewed some "Sleepy time tea" to calm me down and sleep. I thought I was sleepy but it was nothing...
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I feel so Brocken inside I don't know what to do anymore, everyday I wake up feeling the same pain and heartbreak I just want to curl up in a ball and be alone. sometimes I think...
    Samanthaann13 Samanthaann13 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    It's been a while since I've written on here.. A lot has happened.. The stalker finally left me alone, last month actually.. took a while but at least he's gone now. It was quite...
    fastlife22 fastlife22 18-21, F Jan 3

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    After yrs of being told (in a roundabout way) I finally see for myself that I'm just not a happy person. I have bad habits of worrying and stressing over every stupid little thing...
    lilldemen lilldemen 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Sometimes I have motivation, other days I am too harsh on myself and put myself down...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F Jan 8

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I was born normal, just like every one else. When i was about 11ish I began to notice I different. Most kids around my age like hanging out, talk about sports tv shows, the works...
    blacknight2345 blacknight2345 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    There is a famous say in my region 'poruthalvar boomi aalvar' meaning people who maintain peace rule the world. Today many feel that say outdated as we need to fight for life to...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Since I was a teenager I've had the urge to cut myself and I was already seeing a counselor at the time for sexual abuse and anxiety so I told her my new urges and she didn't take...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Two situations. The need to calm down and the need to go to sleep. Basically constructive daydreaming. LOL Redirecting the thoughts to a happy subject rather than the futile...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    If I'm being told to calm down, I'm probably very upset. And that will only make me more upset.
    1forHIM 1forHIM 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I am feeling so incredibly down right now. I'm so confused too. I probably feel down mostly because of my stupidity. I used to be a cutter, I'm recovering right now. I have...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Downie x Tom, a love fanfic written by Swuft Today was a normal day for downie, Cook some food, take a nap, play video games (and lose), life here for him was boring, living...
    chimpchimp1 chimpchimp1 22-25, M Jan 3

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    Drifting away, a broken vessel in a turbulent sea, waves crashing...dragging me under, unable to breathe. Strong currents pull me ever further, I reach for the surface but never...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 16

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    Part 5 If you didn't read the others I suggest you do because it might not make sense to you if you start reading from when times start going down hill to when it was all happy...
    BushMaster243 BushMaster243 16-17, M Jan 6

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    I am trying to improve myself. I had a bad reaction to the Barium I had to drink for a CT Scan. I have missed almost two weeks of work. I feel better, but weak. Today I asked my...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I have been trying to "pick myself up by my bootstraps" as folks have a REAL affinity for saying. It is going pretty well, although I am still having my hardships. It seems like...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I can't deal with the pain of losing my soulmate. We were so prefect together. My whole world is crashing down around me. I'm in incredible physical and emotional pain. Can't...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Improvement can mean different things. I think I improve myself in smaller ways, because I become less ignorant over time. With time, comes knowledge. I try to find logic to things...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 13

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    3am in the morning .... No one online or up that I could speak to.... funny... today I felt like going out.... chose him over my friends.... or more like chose him over my middle...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 22-25, F Jan 18

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    This year has barely begun and I've had a mix of feeling down, feeling up, feeling lost and feeling like "seriously this is messed up." No, it hasn't been all bad, but the tone...
    SomeGuy9999 SomeGuy9999 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love edging... And I haven't touched myself in four days in a row. Right now I'm laying in my bed, with only a shirt and underwear. You can't imagine how hard I am. And I'm just...
    desp391 desp391 26-30, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    In 2004 I came across a guy who got me mad .i do not want to mention his nationality for safety reason but he is a white man from a Western European number and I have an Indian...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    This is a very complicated situation. I've been with a woman since August of 2001 and we have 5 children together. Our relationship has been one with a lot of ups and downs. We...
    jarae jarae 26-30 1 Response Jan 4

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    I've always had weight issues and struggled with wanting to be thinner. In Mid October of 2014 I was 5'5 138 pounds. I was prescribed adderall for add, I began to see I didn't eat...
    mjglynn mjglynn 13-15, F Jan 6

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    Yep, I hate myself. Constant litany of self hate. Going on and on. It also doesn't help that dad is constantly belittling me, and my sister insults my intelligence every time I see...
    nicias nicias 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    i told my friend goodbye and basically told her i was going to kill myself. She got worried and told my dad. So my dad came to my moms house to pick me up to take me to his house...
    Thatrandompersonme1 Thatrandompersonme1 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Very short poem: 'Note to self' There's something so ****** up about the 'ever creeping, but never confident enough in a million years to ever rear its head' presence of suicide...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M a week ago

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    You know what I'm not gonna leave ep Nope I was just down on myself to much and I got too upset... That's not me damn it I'm Happyguy!!!! I'm supposed to be always happy but...
    Happyguylovesyou Happyguylovesyou 16-17, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    It makes me feel like some forty year old man who just lost his job and is getting a divorce and she's taking the dog too. I broke down and decided to drink the other day. It was...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 5 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Family, friends, food, and NO shoes Thanksgiving morning was a very early wake up for me. My mom had agreed to host a large dinner. We had family in from out of state and she...
    cm440 cm440 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    'There is no shortage of fault to be found amid our stars.' As I sit here in a pool of tears caused by the heart-wrenching story of the fault in our stars, this quote resonates so...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Wrote some crap and I guess I feel better now. I'm really missing the level of vulnerability that I think I once wrote with. It seems to come and go on it's own accord. I hate...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    This year I went up to my grandparents for Xmas... I decided under no circumstances would I be a scrooge, have anyone upset me or just darn right make it a painful experience. In...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I have never felt so low and down as I do today and I can't seem to snap myself out of it. Doesn't look like 2015 is going to start off very well :-(
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I feel like the reasons I keep things to myself is due to past friendships going down the hill. I feel like when whenever I over do something, like trying to be more honest to them...
    50shadesofsena 50shadesofsena 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I am 5 foot 6 and 220 pounds and it isn't slowing down. I am married with one child who is a year now. I absolutely can't handle people taking pictures, having to look at them, and...
    MonsterMonster MonsterMonster 18-21 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I made a mistake I told myself I would never make, I let someone else be my happiness. Now I feel like my world is being torn apart. I had never believed in love, and I had...
    Unbloomed Unbloomed 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I'm not trying to be preachy, but milspouses are not military members/personnel! I understand the pride in our spouses, I really do. However, we are still civilians. Don't call...
    7onii 7onii 22-25, F Jan 4

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    1. I don't like smoking or drinking 2. I read newspapers from the back to the front 3. I'm a huge Chelsea Fc,Rafael Nadal, Candace Parker and Victoria Azarenka fan,I'm in love...