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I Need to Relax

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    RESTORING RESOURCES

    Can you relate to this? I am being harrassed, it is a horrible feeling. Anyway, my x-bf friend went ahead and moved into the upstairs apartment, right above my husband and myself. Annoying, and creepy. My X was crazy. His house was littered with cat turds on the carpet. An entire...
    akasolia akasolia 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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    13tides31 13tides31 18-21, M Apr 11, 2014

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    maybe, just maybe if my mind stopped racing,

    for a minute or two i would be able to hear my heart beat, and remember that im alive.
    XxxMarkusFromDarknessxxX XxxMarkusFromDarknessxxX 18-21, M Dec 30, 2013

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    Yeah Right

    I say this just as I'm about to start another job and school and the kids will return to class tomorrow. I don't think the word is really in my vocab. I am attempting to take some time off around the next holiday but we also volunteer to work the MDA telethon so that's one day...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Aug 17, 2008

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    Affirmation to Fall Asleep (usually)

    There are a couple situations in life that are stressful. I finally figured out how to fall asleep-usually LOL Regular bedtime Never talk about anything anxiety raising within an hour and a half of going to sleep, put it away for later. get enough sleep each night. exercise...
    akasolia akasolia 41-45, F Mar 1, 2011

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    Really just want to lay my head in his lap

    and let him play with my hair. We can talk or listen to music or watch a movie. I don't care. I just want to be with him. Nothing makes me more at peace.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    Sitting on my back porch with a mini cigar.

    Relaxing before work...it's nice.
    LadyCNote LadyCNote 31-35, F Jun 19, 2014

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    I'm so stressed and wound up

    so tight that I can't and don't know how to relax. How do you relax knowing that your mom and best friend for life had stage 4 cancer and you're the one and only that's caring for her? So much things that need to be done. And only few good days to do them. I just hope and...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Although I don't consider myself a walking

    time-bomb or a perfect picture of health, but there are some things I feel get worse with stress. The thing about it is, I know I get annoyed and agitated at certain things--I don't think I am stressed out. All my friends tell me I am, and I have a lot of reasons to be, but...I...
    opensodacan opensodacan 22-25 Dec 31, 2013

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    I Need To Learn How To Relax

    I stress out over everything so it’s really no shock that all of this would come back to haunt me. I need to learn how to relax and let things go but it’s just not something that I have learned how to do, or at least haven’t learned how to do well. I take a lot...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F Nov 20, 2010

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    Does anyone have relaxation tips?

    I can't get to sleep
    A0129 A0129 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    This is my wine of choice tonight!

    ! In my relaxation mode! (Pic included)
    Wifeneedingimprovements Wifeneedingimprovements 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2014

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    Dream.

    If a manager offer me a new job I would work as " sleeping tester in a matress factory " !
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    I Really Need to Relax and Stop Over Analyzing

    I'm the type of person who likes to plan ahead - I'm reading law so I need this to be able to study and get on with it.  It's not like working, where you have to be at work for a determined period of time and you can't do anything about it.  Especially with exams...
    Gankarl Gankarl 22-25 Jan 26, 2009

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    Whats Your Perfect Vacation ? Summer Fun !!

    We go camping every year take our horses . Back in the deep country .. Camp fires , hiking , swimming , rent a boat , fish , kids we drag in old tires on the river , drink cold beer ..eat by the camp fire , ride horses at night . sleep under the stars .. What is your family...
    mycowboyson12 mycowboyson12 36-40, M 9 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    After along day of cooking

    and entertainment with friends and family I'm looking forward to my big bed, a glass of white wine,
    Redskyangel Redskyangel 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2014

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    Inability to Relax Because of Anxiety

    I've certainly considered myself a care free person for a long time... but careLESS... just carefree. I could still take care of day to day responsibilities and have fun and just chill out if I wanted. Though I do spaz quite frequently! I always get over it in a few minutes...
    fiercetwilight fiercetwilight 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    Relax to Music

    I am feeling just a little bit wound right now after writing that story about anger - thankfully it is almost the time when my partner gets up for work. I need to let him have his beauty sleep so that he can function at his work. My partner and I had great fun...
    catya47 catya47 51-55, F Jan 21, 2009

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    I Need To Relax

    I work everyday from 8 am to 10:30 pm. I have no day off for 3 weeks already. Whenever I reach back home also my friends are chatting in my room until morning 2am. I'm really fed up with this things. Really really want to get good rest. Sometime I realy wanna run away from this...
    Mingwe Mingwe 26-30 Nov 18, 2011

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    It's life, love, stress,

    and setbacks for those trying to breathe take a deep breath...
    aburns aburns 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Tense

    My neck, ears, shoulders and upper arms are just rock tight with tension.  I can't seem to release it.  Yoga and meditation are only very temporary cures.   Any suggestions for relief?
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 12 Responses Mar 11, 2008

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    A Break

    I probably just need that BREAK... just a real break. I mean, in a new place (if only i had the money!) or something...a new atmosphere...I just need to calm my restless soul...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2009

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    jrugbby jrugbby 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2014

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    Lately my life is in a whirl wind.

    I'm tired. And crabby. I need a break.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F Nov 30, 2014

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    and clearing out the past! For just 3.99, I offer a Guided Relaxation album with 9 audios, aimed at empowering women. (44p per audio!) -sorry guys, I will happily make a new one for men if you are interested -message me if you are keen or buy diret :) www.healingafterabuse.co...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 28, 2014

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    today has been a little rough.

    but right now i just need someone give me some poetry intellectual conversation.. i love my roommate but she and her bf have been talking most the evening lol.
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2014

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    I need to relax I was on the skateboard

    and I'm tired but I can't I'm in the hotel in spain :(
    hmkspain hmkspain 16-17, M Aug 27, 2014

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    My idea of a perfect day is to wake up in a

    nice hotel , go a nice cafe for a great breakfast of milk tea , said , toast and scrambled egg, take some time to read news and interesting articles , go for jogging afterwards , meet family for lunch , have a massage , have a nice wine , pasta and dessert dinner with a funny...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 4 Responses May 7

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    Stressed beyond words,

    my nursing scho classes are only four weeks packed full of stuff to do, while I still try to work and take care of my four year old. Two and a half years of this I will be one busy girl. Does the words no life mean anything?!!
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    i just need a day with a old friend.

    she and i could listen to music, do some sculpture, maybe even take a nice walk down a peaceful backroad. she could remind me to breathe when im mad and i could vent to her. she would run her hands trough my hair and giggle as i rubbed her feet and told her how childish my...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Need to breathe and start learning to take it

    easier on myself. I'm so brutally hard on myself and when one thing is finished it's on to stressing and panicking out about the next thing in line. Stressing really doesn't do anybody any good and can be especially hard on me and my immune system so it's extremely important...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M Aug 25, 2014

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    I Need To Learn How To Relax

    It's hard to relax like how am I supoused to relax when I have a test that can make my life much better of worse, how am i suposed to relax in this society, where one mistake, one bad judgment can mark you for the rest of your life, or even kill you, how can I trust myself when I...
    mokkx mokkx 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    How?

    I don't know how to relax. I went to the spa last week & it was a constant chore of reminding myself to just relax. I guess I stay so tense & rarely get the opportunity so when the chance comes along I just don't know how.
    gatorgirl013 gatorgirl013 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    I'm going to take my shoes off

    and do nothing, I'm just going to stare into my phone wanting to think about nothing ...nothing...nothing...nothing
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Whenever my cousin is around I feel a strong

    kind of anger because of the torment and spineless behavior he caused me when I was younger
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2014

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    I would love to be sitting on a white beach

    with crystal clear water at my feet and a ice cold drink!!!! Time to wake up from the dream..... 3 yr old has the 6yr old in a headlock kissing him. Lol
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2014

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    Relax

    I'm going to relax a little with the hub in the lving room before we hit the bed...Zzzzz ... goodnight
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    Massage me. My head and shoulders in particular.

    Cold compress on my swollen eyes. :( #ihatemyhusband
    redtigerhood911 redtigerhood911 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2014

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    Been suffering from migraines stress has always

    been a huge problem for me, I work full time and try to take care of my three year old son on my own. Getting tired of the constant pressure! Ugh
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F Aug 10, 2014

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    Just to relax near some body of water. Or read a book under a tree. Or garden. Or take a long walk. Reflect and talk fo God. Tell him how thankful i am for his presence in my life...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F May 18

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    This is kind of ironic. Because of an illness I have, I have to live my life in a way that is miles apart from a normal way of living, and I have to be extremely careful so that I...
    maybemaybenotwhat maybemaybenotwhat 36-40, F 4 Responses May 17

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    I need to learn to relax. I play soccer. When I'm on the field and in the moment, I always make bad passes! I need help to become calm.
    plexar plexar 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I need to do something to relax mabe go to the beach
    ridleyswaq ridleyswaq 13-15, M May 14

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    I worked really hard for the last 4 years and I really need a vacation. In the past 30 days I had just one free weekend and it wasn't the worst part. My personal record stands for...
    Alissson Alissson 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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