SRS What do you do to take your mind off shit?

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  1. kingtoad

    kingtoad OT Supporter

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    I'm trying everything I could think of.

    I walk, I still think.

    I lay down, listen to music in the dark, and yet I still think.

    I work, I still think.

    I try playing games, and I still think.

    Everywhere I fucking go, everything I fucking do, all I can focus is on is the negativity surrounding me.

    I find I have a difficult time functioning with all this shit on my mind. I want it out. How the fuck do I get my mind off all of this?
     
  2. DrK_Mrk_iV

    DrK_Mrk_iV OT Supporter

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    Are these things solvable? Easiest way for me is to make a list of all the shit that is bothering me or what is on my mind and try and fix it or attempt to.
     
  3. kingtoad

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    These problems can be solved by a greater hurt.
     
  4. Xin

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    Time. That's all there is. I'm deeply hurt, and everywhere I go, no matter what I'm doing it's always in the back of my mind. The only thing that will make me forget and rid myself of this pain is time.
     
  5. kingtoad

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    :sadwavey: Going to sleep. That's all I wish I could do all the time. Just sleep. Why can't we go into hibernation like bears or something?
     
  6. killer4605

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    try :420:

    i never used to do it.... stereotypes, you know...

    it does help though.
     
  7. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    Hmm...hard to say without more info. There could be many solutions but unless you are specific about your issues I'm not sure how anyone can provide you will ideas.
     
  8. Arclight

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    I think about even more shit when I :420: :hs:

    Threadstarter:
    To take your mind off shit? I dunno, why can't you fix the source of all this negativity?
     
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    Ive found that when I go running that even though like I think about my problems more that I think more clearly. I mean like ive gotten around things that my head couldnt get around until recently when I started running anywhere from 2-4 miles a day and just let my mind go.

    From this being able to see and think about things more clearly some of my problems have begun to work things out.
     
  10. Darketernal

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    Think positive? :dunno:

    Try to enjoy life :)
     
  11. Broken5hift

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    alot of people are against medication and especially anti depressent meds, but the truth is some people really do need it and it really can help and make a huge difference in your life.

    my advice to you is, give it a shot. from what ive read, you dont have much to loose by giving it a try
     
  12. nmt6789

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    Long run..
     
  13. peoplescar

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    go whack some golf balls at the driving range. thats always a great stress reliever... and riding my bike... going to a friend's house to get away from where your problems may stem from...

    this is OT, assuming that you don't know anyone online here...
    WTF happened? bad break up, GF cheated, death in the fam.? don't mean to pry, but it would help to know the circumstances before giving any kind of advice...

    hope everything works out :sadwavey:
     
  14. B_RowL

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    I'm always thinking too...it generally takes me at least 10 minutes to fall asleep. I have trained myself when laying down at night to purge all thoughts from mind so I can sleep...15% of the time it dosen't work though

    Other than that the gym usually is the cure for me :dunno:
     
  15. Jinsoba

    Jinsoba Left nut crew, holla.

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    It would depend on what the shit on my mind is about.

    School/work related frustration, or anything that pisses me off in general: Talk to someone about it. Friends, family, etc. I tend to look for people who will discuss about the thing with me, not just listen to me the entire time.

    Worried/nervous/scared about something: Something recreational, I guess. Reading, exercising, something that can steal your attention, even for a little bit. Playing games has worked in the past :dunno:

    Sad/depressed about something: I try to listen to music and try to calm down, eventually falling asleep :o
     
  16. kingtoad

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    Sleep seems to be my only haven. Unfortunately, I cannot be asleep all the time. :sad2:
     
  17. Jinsoba

    Jinsoba Left nut crew, holla.

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    Not sure what's going on, and I don't mean to pry around. Whatever it is, remember that there always will be someone you can talk to about whatever it is that's making you feel this way. And there's a good chance that you could talk to someone on OT about it.

    Whatever it is, hope you find your way through. :)
     
  18. kingtoad

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    Thank you. Although I'll never discuss my problems directly, the support given by you and others is greatly appreciated and does help a tiny bit.

    Thank you.
     
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    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    i don't know if its been mentioned or not, but when a g/f and i broke up a while ago i got a gym membership to keep me busy. and the more i went the more i liked it and since then ive totally changed my lifestyle and am a much happier person, not to mention how much better i look.
     
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    You cannot stop the process of thinking itself. What you can do is control the process. It is pointless to dwelling on things outside of your control. If the problems you have are within your control, then do what you can to fix them. You have to take control. Long lasting emotions are a product of your thoughts. And you have the ability, through will power, to choose which throughts you want to 'go' with. Self-pity is not going to help you.
     
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    Buy an MP3 player and run as fast and as far as you can everyday go further and faster. Its the only thing I can do right now to stay sane.
     
  22. FBIkilledmygoat

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    I usually sleep for long periods of time

    or I like to go running.
     
  23. brittney420

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    Sleep. Sleep makes everything go away for a lil while.. at least.
     
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    I exercise my mind through meditation, so that I am in control of my thoughts, and am not just along for the emotional rollercoaster of an untrained mind.
     
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    sometimes i light myself on fire and then run through my neighbors yard screaming "ALIENS ALIENS"
     

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