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I Need to Relax

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M Aug 25, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 14

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    i am ****** up..... i need to share my

    loneliness.... want to take out my brain and keep it on a side.... be naked with my body.... any helpers who would care to join me....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21

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

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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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    Guided relaxation for boosting your mind

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Been really stressed with school,

    another virtual school, getting a car, applications for jobs, and traveling. It just takes a toll on me. I wish it could all stop just for a day.
    KeyKodes KeyKodes 16-17, M a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11

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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...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016 26-30, F Nov 20, 2010

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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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    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
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10, 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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    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?!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 15, 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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    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 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    I wish I could take my best friends

    and go out to a park with wide fields and just lay on the grass and have fun on a windy day. It's a dream I wish will happen soon because we all need it.
    yrasel yrasel 16-17, F Aug 5

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23, 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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    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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    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 just really need someone to talk to. I really don't know who to turn to about this anymore
    kmiracle kmiracle 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    that is part of being a borderline, once I realized that, I no longer need constant validation, but i still need validation. im not as obsessive as i once was about it, but i still...
    morganza504 morganza504 36-40 4 hrs ago

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    So. Being 21 with a good paying job, I'm concerned about my 401k plan and how up and down the market is. I just opened a Roth IRA with my bank. I don't want to keep depending on...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    Heres a nice article I found about people who need validation and advice on stopping the habit. http://tinybuddha.com/blog/how-to-let-go-of-the-need-for-approval-to-start...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I live off my savings which isnt much I now need a surgery for my mouth and dont have the money at all. its 700 bucks and i only have 200 in the bank as of right now. I cant go out...
    gotguts gotguts 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I Need Someone Who wont judge. and talk freely with me. and be like a best friend. an honest person. listen to me giving me advice ..
    Eren123 Eren123 18-21, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago