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How do you ""cheer Yourself up?
Tips on helping deal with depression is key.I go down my trusty self care list which consist of the following: Cooking my favorite meal,I watch silly movies,call up family and friends for a lil chit chat,writing in my gratitude journal(I find at least one thing I'm grateful for),meditation,yoga/tai chi,and sometimes a good brisk walk while listening to music.I hope this will help.Blessings to all.Never give up.
My go-to is Conan O'Brien. I credit him for literally saving my life more than once. In my darkest hours I always try to remember to watch a bit of Conan because it'll make me laugh and take my mind off whatever is making it go so negative.
@enska Good for Connan we all need to have our go to,s
@user_cha272278 – I go to my husband, who has never failed to help make me feel better. And also I post on my blog!
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I like the Refuges! I take refuge in the fact that my poor brother in Wisconsin is lving in -17 BELOW weather, and down here in NC it was just 70 degrees this last week. I take refuge in our back yard pets. We have bluebird families. …. I once saw Bill Murray rolling around on the ground in central park, ACTING like he was frolicking with a squirrel. I thought to myself What a nut UNTIL I saw the SNL film crew taping the scene for TV that weekend. so with that in mind, I have followed Bill Murray in Caddy Shack, Little shop of horrors, etc. What is your REFUGE?
GLAD Model- To Be Happy for the Rest of Your Life PDF 1-24-2019 (GLAD-Model-To-Be-Happy-for-the-Rest-of-Your-Life-PDF-1-24-2019-1.pdf)
I like what you said about your Refuge I think everyone needs a refuge place, it's mind over matter , after all mind is the builder it's your thoughts that come alive
@rubenzer @lioness Recently I had a piece of Dove chocolate. You know the kind, a rounded off little square in foil, with a saying inside. In that little foil were the words, "You are the sculptor of your dreams." How true. We need to recognize our strengths, and find those refuge places. I disappear in to my creativity, or a good book, or let it all out on the pages of my journal. Squirreling myself away from others helps the anxiety and stress simmer down.
Good morning Ginger, my refuge is talking to my family and praying to God for Help! Good luck! Kim
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