SRS Anyone have a mantra that they repeat to themselves when times get tough?

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  1. Dobis P.R.

    Dobis P.R. Guest

    My buddy told me that he has one that he says to himself when he feels depressed or troubled -- says it works for him. Anyone else use this technique?
     
  2. albasha

    albasha New Member

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    when u get depressed just do me a favour and stick a carrot in ur ass. ur buddy too will love it/
     
  3. Dobis P.R.

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    forum ban?
     
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    I posted this elsewhere, and it's helped some people. It's not exactly a mantra per se, but I hope it helps someone here too:


    I need to make a note of this sooner, rather than later, so I don't get lost as often. I don't care who reads this, or if it makes sense to anyone but me. The only time I should be reading this are the times when black dog rocks up.

    Don't let shit get to you. Remember what it took to get you where you are today, good or bad. Don't forget what made you happy, and deal with what bothers the hell out of you. The mountain or hill you stand on today is made of the demons you've conquered. When misery and despairity hit, remember how fortunate you are compared to many others. When you even think of whinging, stuff it.. because there are better things to do, and there aren't many things I haven't overcome that I care to. Keep your pride in check, but be proud of your achievements... even when you know most people may never see or know those parts of you. So shut the fuck up, trust yourself, dive headfirst, and stuck in.
     
  5. beanolo

    beanolo It does a body good!!!1

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    "STOP FUCKING AROUND"

    and

    "PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER"

    In like 40 font printed on a piece of paper and put up on my bedroom door before I start my day. I switch off depending on what I am trying to accomplish or get over.
     
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    i have 'MAKE PROGRESS.' on a piece of paper taped above my bed
     
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    I remind myself that life is pointless and by the distributive property what ever is bothering me is also pointless. I also console myself with the fact that even though life sucks it will be over soon enough.
     
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    perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim


    'Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you.'

    Worked so far.
     
  9. planeh

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    "you will be ok"
     
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    It can only get worse
     
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    when i feel depressed i just listen to some metal or go outside and skateboard.
     
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    I have a couple, and the first one has dual meanings. It's up to you to decide how to interpret it.

    IWCIWS - If we cared, it would show.

    and of course: Carpe Diem!
     
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    Usually along the lines of "deal with it.". :hs:
     
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    Sadly I talk to myself in the 3rd person: "c'mon jim, what are you doing?"
     
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    Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans.

    You deserve better!

    There is a lesson to be learned here. The quicker I learn it the quicker things will be back to normal.
     
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    Serenity Now!!!!
     
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    I really like this one.
     
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    "By your powers combined, I am captain planet!"
     
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    The Secretary My domestic skills will rock your socks off!

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    Just another knock you always persevere. You can do it.
     
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    God, grant me the serenity to accept the things i cannot change, the courage to change the things i can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

    Let me look on all beings with eyes of compassion.
     

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