I think I will go outside for a walk and a smoke....and remember that I'm not alone.
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Coping trics aren't we all experts?
Posted 15 October 2001 - 12:20 PM
When i am low and i may actually be able to concentrate i block myself up in my room and read a really good book. But if i am not able to concentrate on anything whatsoever i normally during the day cart myself to my balcony. Turn on some real good music and relax, just look around and see whats around me. I love just dazing off and thinking about other things, sometimes i will take a notebook out with me and i will write. At night time i go out to our front porch with my cigs and walkman where i just relax. For me this is the best, but i can see how you guys above me would love what you do. :):)
Thanks Els for starting this thread up honey, its nice to see how others pull themselves together when they can or need to. ((((hugs))))
Love Donna =)
Posted 17 October 2001 - 10:43 PM
This is a great thread! Everyone in Pandora's is amazing! For me...my coping during the bad times is to take a hot bubble bath, light candles and incense, listen to music, and just soak in the tub until I feel somewhat purified.
Posted 18 October 2001 - 08:01 PM
Different things for different times, as a Mom of
4 small children, I can't always do the same so I
have a few different ones,
with the kids, we slap in a Bert & Ernie (sesame street)
"Rubber Ducky" normally does the trick.
When alone, I will have a piggy break! Sounds silly right?
Let me explain, not much to it really, I own the snuggles Guinea pig in the whole world, He always helps, make me happy again,
when kids are asleep, I check on them, nothing more sweet then your children peacefully asleep.
Hey Great thread, thanks, Daisy Ivy
Posted 04 November 2001 - 09:32 PM
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Posted 10 November 2001 - 10:28 AM
Great thread! I usually call a friend - amazing how the voice of a friend makes you feel less alone.
Course now I have all these chatsisters I often come online and chat chat chat. I can now type like the wind :).
Love you Els
Posted 05 August 2002 - 06:40 PM
Here are mine:
1. Hot bubble baths
2. A new book - if I am in really bad shape and can't concentrate then I swear by second-hand romances. They are so undemanding and easy to read! And around here they are 4 for a dollar.
3. Music - right now the Wyrd Sisters, Annie Lennox, Sinead O'Connor, Kate Bush, Indigo Girls, and Sarah of course. For seriously bad times - nothing beats Nancy Sinatras :These Boots Are Made For Walking"
4. Chick flicks - nothing triggering allowed.
7. and... SHOPPING! Even a new three dollar nose ring can cheer me up for quite a while
8. Sitting in my car, parked, in a safe place, with an Egg McMuffin, (my weakness) listening to CBC Canada Radio, and a cigarette to follow. Very reliable!
I loved ehearing everyone elses!
(Edited by Zoe at 9:41 pm on Aug. 5, 2002)
Posted 20 November 2012 - 02:56 PM
I wanted to read that out of context and think you meant a "costume" type mask or something like that.
Because I actually do something kind of like that.
I have negative associations with my own feet,
so I have a custom pair of big funny slippers to wear over them when i'm in the house. helps a lot with body image stuff for me. :yahoo:/>
wont describe the slippers in specific detail, kinda personal about the nature of them even though the slippers themselves couldnt possibly be considered inapprorpiate or offensive
Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:49 PM