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    Blocking your fire exits coffeecake's Avatar
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    Feel Good Thread

    So, what do you guys do when you're feeling down? I've had a rough week (for me) and I wanna know what you do when you've had a bad day. Bonus points for unconventional answers!
    Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
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    Found my way <3 2 Ride's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    So, what do you guys do when you're feeling down? I've had a rough week (for me) and I wanna know what you do when you've had a bad day. Bonus points for unconventional answers!
    Yoga with meditation. I give myself time to reflect on the situation and permission to let it go.
    When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. - Jimi Hendrix

    Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans. - John Lennon


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    I either skate or ride my bike. Working out seems to help me.
    Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure
    that you are not, in fact, just surrounding yourself with azzholes. -- William Gibson

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    Run, and listen to uplifting music like Godsmack's "I ******* Hate You."

    Cycling is good too, but its a lot easier for me to blow off steam running.

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Edit: My post was too long serious compared to others so I'll just delete it and go with the flow.

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    I think of the people that mean the most to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Chepooka StupidlyBrave's Avatar
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    I store angriness and bitterness in a battery-like fashion. Then I kill them with booze.

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    This usually helps, turned way up.

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    A handfull(headfull) of shrooms, an mp3 player full of hard psytrance, and a nice long
    offroad bikeride with my pockets full of leftover halloween candy usually has
    quite the uplifting effect on my psyche.
    If that fails, the booze-killing of a hate-battery comes next.
    There you go: booze-kill a hate battery while shrooming to psytrance on your mountainbike! With candy!
    (note:alcohol may reduce effectiveness of mushrooms and bike)

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    Usually when I'm down I don't feel like doing too much of anything. I usually stay inside and practice on a musical instrument. I have different kinds of stringed instruments but since I'm a master of none, I have plenty of reasons to practice. I try to practice regularly but do so more when I'm down. After an hour or so I'll feel like going out and getting into stuff again.
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    since some one already said drugs.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGsvAMRFivo

    join a fight club, taking judo i always felt better after classes
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    Tear down an old bike and clean it up. That's god therapy right there.

    Riding always feels good too.

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    I write 20-page, rambling emails to my friend, and as I am writing them I realize how silly my attitude is and I get over it and feel better.

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    Making a really nice dinner puts me in a better mood, with some wine and some good tunes playing. Preferably with sexy company
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    cake - while i'm eating it. but then i'm filled with resentment (and cake) afterward.

    oh. and a couple of shots of whiskey helps me deal with things better when i'm with friends. i can loosen up and enjoy my time instead of worrying about this and that.

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    I like to blow things up.
    A little chemistry knowledge can go a loooooong way in this field.

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    eat. and i don't mean eat junk and eat too much. go out and eat something special.
    coasting, few quotes are worthy of him, and of those, even fewer printable in a family forum......quote 3alarmer

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    i put on the last scene from Dirty Dancing and my tightest pants and dance along with the Swayze to "the time of your life"
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    I plug in the Les Paul copy and wail.

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    My knee-jerk reaction is to mention a "hummer"....they always make me feel better.


    But if I think about it a bit, the real answer is my poochies. I'll sit with them and cuddle and hold them. It always makes me feel better knowing I at least have them.
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    smoke some pot
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    MV...i'm disappointed in you. you should know why too - you didn't answer with the appropriate MV Response.
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    Depends on what is wrong. I had a pretty s***ty week last week. Riding/gym helped. Taking walks with my wife and dog helped more!
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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    I store angriness and bitterness in a battery-like fashion. Then I kill them with booze.

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    If my head is too busy I put my hands to work be that playing the guitar, cooking, drawing, writing, or turning wrenches.

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    playing with the dogs. watching the birds. spending time ina natural setting.
    "Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world". ~Grant Petersen

    Cyclists fare best when they recognize that there are times when acting vehicularly is not the best practice, and are flexible enough to do what is necessary as the situation warrants.--Me

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