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I Need a Mind Vacation

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    What I Need Is Either 8 Hou...

    What I need is either 8 hours in a sensory deprivation  chamber or an induced coma for way longer than that.
    numisiro numisiro 36-40, M Dec 25, 2008

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    What Thoughts To Keep, What Thoughts Do I???

    Disregard thoughts??? I have so many so which ones stay,,,,, and,,,,,, which ones go,,,,,that is just so hard to think about,,,,it makes my head hurt,,,,because I am in school and that takes thinking,,,and than at home the people here their thoughts and than my own thoughts...
    maryomaga3 maryomaga3 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    I Have So Many Things Going On...

    I have so many things going on in my life right now. Recently, my fiance tried to commit suicide. Work is frustrating right now because we are short on people. I am working more than I ever wanted to. I am being bypassed for promotions and better shifts. I want to quit so...
    TragicWhispers TragicWhispers 31-35, F Nov 16, 2007

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    Vacation

    Finally, I have a vacation from work. I haven't had one since October of last year. I was stressed out to the point that I was starting to go mentally crazy. I already feel a weight being lifted off of me right now, probably because I'm listening to Yellow by Coldplay, in which...
    catboydale catboydale 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2012

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    so fed up of daily work,

    work n work .i think i need mind rest .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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    My Ill Mind

    My mind isn't well, my mind has to take medication which doesn't agree with it or the rest of my body. My mind doesn't know how to deal with it's illness, it knows that sometimes it needs help but doesn't realise until it's already done something stupid.....! My poor brain then...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Jul 18, 2008

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    Dreaming

    My mind vacations used to be my dreams but the past 3 nights I've been having nightmares and I don't know how to avoid them. Any advice?
    paranormaSPY paranormaSPY 13-15, F Sep 8, 2013

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    Mind Vacation?

    I need a mine vacation.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 10, 2009

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    I Need One Now!

    Haven't had a mental break in a very long time. I need to go to the beach and just stare at waves for a couple of days. My job has a built-in level of stress because of the spur of the moment medical emergency aspect to it, so you always have to be on your geek game to solve...
    MrElwood MrElwood 46-50, M Dec 6, 2011

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    Here's a Reason..

    Here's a reason I need a mind vacation.  I saw this 'experience' listed along the side and thought..."Amen to that" and went to join it.  Turns out, I'm already a part of this group. Ha! It'd be so great to have a switch on the back of your head or...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2007

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    Something Constructive....

    Yes, I need a mind vacation, but not just to forget about stress and work.  I need to do something constructive, whether it be meditation, learning something new, or......I don't know.  I just know that I need to find new and creative ways to deal with the stress of my...
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2008

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    Can't Think...

    Work is too busy, everything is bearing down on me - no time for laundry, house cleaning, bill paying, etc.  Need not necessarily be a mind vacation, but just some time off from the computer and phone.  I work at home, so it feels like the work part never stops!
    jtr jtr 31-35, F Nov 16, 2007

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    I Think Too Much and There Is ...

    I think too much and there is so much negativity in there, I would love to take a vacation from all my thoughts.  This would be wonderful!
    Danika Danika 31-35, F Jan 12, 2008

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    Mind-Vacation..

    Even the sound of this word makes me start dreaming. How great would that be? A mind vacation. Imagine that.. A travel agent's for mind vacations :D With all kind of destinations... Happiness, Love, Sadness, Joy etc. You leave your mind at the travel agent's, and when you take...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 13, 2008

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    Deffinately Need a Vaca

    I would deffinately have to say that my mind needs a vaca for sure. we get so caught up in our busy lives and usually it's on a steady pace, but then there is that one check that accidently bounces, those brakes on the truck that need to be fixed, that 4 birthdays in one week...
    autumndonovan autumndonovan 19-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2008

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    Happy Summer Everyone!!

    Hello my EP buddies!! Ha! How are you guys! Ahem, I will be placing my account on vacation coz I will be on vacation. I will see you guys later. Don't behave while i'm gone, okay? LOL. I wish I could have talked to you guys one on one, but sadly I don't have enough time. I hope...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 23, 2013

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    Ahhh..

    Someplace quiet, away from all the hassles and daily stresses.  To be able to sit back, (or lay back)... close my eyes and get lost in the vast expansion of nothingness, for even a short period of time is all the R & R I need. I think at one point or another, we all...
    SweetHoney SweetHoney 46-50 5 Responses Sep 4, 2008

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    I Think I Need One Now

    What is a mind vacation?  Can I stop talking out loud or to someone else?  Can I stop talking to myself?  Can I stop thinking about what's on my mind?   Thought comes 1st, emotion comes 2nd.  Even tho I miss the joy, will I be...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 8 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    Work Has Been Very Stressful L...

    Work has been VERY stressful lately. Thank Goddess & God for Thanksgiving next week!!!
    eclecticbalance eclecticbalance 46-50, F Nov 16, 2007

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    I Am Amazed At The Human Mind

    The Human mind is an incredible piece of creation.In my lifetime I have seen so many advancements in what we Humans have achieved.Landing on the Moon,artificial Hearts,The world wide web and countless others.All of these achievements pale in comparison to the wonder of the Human...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 5 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    Mind Vacation

    I soo need a mind vacation because it seems I am always thinking,even when I go to bed my mindis racing with thoughts.
    SugarnSpice SugarnSpice 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    I Need a Certain Amount of Sol...

    I need a certain amount of solitary time, to pursue my interest in work-related and recreational reading materials. I just need quiet time for myself.
    Striper Striper 56-60 Jan 12, 2008

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    Yes, I Have Need Mind Vacation...

    yes, i have need mind vacation for very. sometime stress can bring bad cloud to trendy lifestyles. that is when i! and it make the good.
    JoshTurner JoshTurner 26-30, M Nov 16, 2007

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    It's Called The Looney Bin

    Have you ever contemplated just letting yourself lose it? I have.I can act crazy. Because it's easier to be ill than to face problems. It's easier to snap and in fact, feels BETTER to snap than to be emotionally numb.Yeah, I got **** to think about.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F Jun 11, 2011

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    Anyone Wanna Go?

    Oh my goodness, look at the logo for this group. . . I mean really look at it- can't you just feel the warm breeze and feel the gentle rock of the hammock? I just downloaded this new logo for me today too. . . it is a place in Tampa, Florida.  Definitely looks like the...
    Anna2 Anna2 41-45, F 32 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    Perfect... a Mind Vacation... Yesssss!

    That's IT!  That's exactly what I need.  I don't currently have a job & so I can't say I need a vacation from work.  However, I could REALLY use a break from worry & stress.  Trying to learn to meditate but it's a bit hard to get my mind to settle down...
    2Quirky 2Quirky 51-55, F 8 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    Somewhere Far, Far Away

    I need a vacation.  I would love to pack up, hop on a plan and just fly far, far away.  The fact that the economy sucks and 2010 turned out to be a year that my professional career became a casuality of all the Bad karma in the air...the chances of me going on vacation is about...
    evolving2010 evolving2010 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2011

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    Absolutely!So Much...

    Absolutely! So much has been going on in the past week and it's been an emotional rollercoaster. Someone is playing mind games with me and it's been doing my head in. What keeps me sane is the constant reassurance that I am loved.  This person apears to be...
    titfortattoo titfortattoo 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 16, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I need a vacation away from everything and everyone. just me and my fiance. away. not to be mean but I need a break from the kids too. I just need to get away for a little and get...
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F Jan 18

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    I need a vacation from my family my Boyfriend, school
    cutedimplesxx cutedimplesxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I couldn't agree more with this experience. I'm BEYOND overwhelmed with online college schoolwork and actual work aannndd my household. I literally just want to go to a ... mind...
    MickxLove MickxLove 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I am moving along with planning a FANTASTIC vacation this spring. It will be a combination vacation and semi reunion of my fellow classmates from nursing school. It is a group...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am so ready for a vacation I have planned for next week. I am believing for beautiful weather. I'll have great company. What more can you ask for.
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    I asked my 5 year old today if he'd rather go on vacation to the beach or put new siding on our house that we're remodeling. He actually said new siding! Lol I guess he knows we...
    carebear1820 carebear1820 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Finally going on a vacation after not taking one for four years... I leave tomorrow for Las Vegas yay!!
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 10 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I need a getaway from all this stress , it makes me wanna cry on the inside to be honest !! 😭😭😭
    Lemuray13 Lemuray13 18-21, M Jan 11

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    Badly need a vaccation :/ wbu ?
    ES09 ES09 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 17

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    in desperate need of a vacay....this living in my head is killing me. 4 other people in the house & i Still feel as though i'm alone. ugghhhh....
    MochaBrown76 MochaBrown76 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I needed a vacay so bad I packed up an overnight bag and my dog and drive to the beach...it was chilly but I loved it! Now...I want to go to Australia, anybody else?
    marisa210 marisa210 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I can't wait to go to the beach in March for some sun and fun!!! :D
    Animefan92 Animefan92 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Cruise anyone?? I haven't been on one in what it seems like ages!
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    Going on my first carnival cruise on March 15th!
    McBrutalface McBrutalface 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 16

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    Sometimes school is stressful, and right now I can use a trip to a getaway island!
    ayeitsjhoicx ayeitsjhoicx 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I promise myself not to make any gay jokes again... yet I can't resist: these guys are so cute😳
    Iamaboytoo Iamaboytoo 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Why is it so difficult to comprehend people my age? How do you cope with people who think totally different from you?
    Kevin444 Kevin444 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've never been outside my country's boarders, hoping to do so before the end of this year.
    theKabugo theKabugo 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Going to Punta Cana for 7 nights in April. Wish it was tomorrow!
    Jonny1959 Jonny1959 51-55, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Last holiday I went to was Greece for my birthday. A day after my birthday my ex beat me up. I walked around the rest of the holiday with bruises all over my body and a bruised...
    cancerian19 cancerian19 26-30, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am so overwhelmed. I am a 25 year old married mother of 2 young children. I am in college full-time at a top 10 university working to be a clinical psychologist (I am...
    QueenBee502 QueenBee502 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago