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When you get discouraged or feel a little blue, what helps pick you up?
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Posted on Sat, Mar 05, 2005 14:55

Hi There,

We all have times in life when things don't really feel like they are going our way. Whether it's in our lovelives, work, family issues, financial troubles, health, or whatever. Are there any particular quotes, poems, songs, sayings, or maybe something else that helps pick you up? Makes you feel strong enough to keep coping? Reminds you that life is a journey you might as well enjoy? I'd love to hear from everyone on this topic.

  


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Posted on Tue, Jan 31, 2006 19:10

Lots of different things help. It depends on the time of year. If I can plant a flower or take a nice walk helps some times. Spending time playing with the dog, listening to good music,but most of all having a good chat with a close friend helps.



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Posted on Sun, Jan 29, 2006 17:11

When things seem to all go wrong in my life, I can always count on my grand daughter. She would give me a hug a kiss on the cheek and tell me that everything will be OK. I know at that moment nothing is as bad as it seems, when I have that kind of unconditional love around me. Then we will go shopping. There's nothing like a new outfit.



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Posted on Mon, Jan 23, 2006 15:08

cheeky73 write:
bubble bath ,
coffee,
chocolate,
dancing under the doona,

In that order

YUM!!!


Bubble bath, Chocolate and coffee..I can go with...But what the hell is a doona?????

  


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Posted on Sat, Jan 21, 2006 06:31

bubble bath ,
coffee,
chocolate,
dancing under the doona,

In that order

YUM!!!



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Posted on Wed, Oct 05, 2005 20:52

I go shopping!! I know all you girls like to shop!! Oh yeah and neopolitan does the trick too!

  
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Posted on Wed, Sep 28, 2005 19:59

I like to read, go for walk and/or go for a movie when I am feeling blue.



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Posted on Thu, Aug 18, 2005 15:33

A long drive in the country, with rock music on the stereo, a long hot soak in the bath with a glass of wine and the music on..and lots of indulgent oils and bubble bath!!
Oh..and the usual...peanut M n M's

  


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Posted on Wed, Aug 17, 2005 05:26

Singing my heart out, playing guitar, drawing, playing with my baby cousin, playing with the dog, laying in the hammock in the garden with the sun shining.



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Posted on Tue, Aug 16, 2005 15:25

I write when I feel the blues. Taking the time to do a poem, for example, makes you solidify your thoughts and I can usually see it isn't all that bad after all.

By the way, running down the street covered in peanut butter doesn't work unless you have a depressed friend who's covered in jelly.



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Posted on Mon, Aug 08, 2005 16:39

Thanx for the posts ladies!

I've made notes of some good ideas i've read, gonna try and put some into practice :o)

Take care

Tasha x



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Posted on Sun, Aug 07, 2005 17:34

If I ever happen to have a bad day, I force myself to work out first (get rid of some of that steam instead of indulging in munchies like I really want), grab a romance novel, light a few candles, and soak in the bathtub. It seems that everything just melts away then...*smiles*

Add a small cocktail to the mix and I'm set!



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Posted on Sun, Aug 07, 2005 11:23

Porchbird, you always post such great stuff!

I have learned to be thankful when I am down. I just start thanking God for the little things like clean sheets, rain (we don't get much of that in So. Cal.), friends and family who do love me unconditionally. It gets easier as you go and while the problem may not be solved, somehow you know you're going to be just fine.



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Posted on Fri, Aug 05, 2005 11:16

Yea come on guys, psot some more!!!!!

I'm going thru a ruff stage right now, Gordy (Northerngordon) told me to get back on the boards, lol. I'm in a plaster cast right now, so im stuck in the house and its driving me soooooo crazy :o(

Any suggestions as to what could get me back to my old self again would be greatly appreciated!

Tasha xx



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Posted on Thu, Jul 07, 2005 07:18

When I'm down I'll call up a friend and go shoot some pool and drink a few beers. If I don't feel like going to the pub though I'll play some video/computer games and pretend that the baddies I'm zapping are whoever or whatever has got me down!



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Posted on Wed, Jul 06, 2005 05:23

Hey fif.
I'm not sure how it is in the US, but the uk has suffered from a high rate of child molesters and kiddie p*rn, now while i agree with you your daughter does look like an angel and I can see how the thought of her would cheer you up, I did feel you were on dangerous ground with a large picture of your daughter. It is a sad sign of the times we live in, that a you could be a target for some predator who is really after your daughter. I know we would like to think of everybody on here as decent, butI'm afraid it just isn't so, you yourself have had a bad experience with some of its lesser denizens. Take care, for you and your angel.
Respectfully, J Mcmadd.



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Posted on Thu, Jun 30, 2005 22:57

And, when im not able to go there, I drive...and drive...and drive...and listen to sappy love songs..and cry :o)



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Posted on Thu, Jun 30, 2005 22:53

I usually drive down to the waterfront.. to this place called Pt. Defiance...its this part of the bay where this piece of land jets out...it looks like a finger from the air...lol...anyway, I go down there and hike down through the woods to this COMPLETLEY secluded beach where no one ever goes...The sun shines just right down there and it warms the sand to the perfect tempreture... and the small waves that land on the shore make the most peaceful sound...you can listen to all the sounds of nature...its my thinking spot there..my place of escape...i would never trade it for the world :o) And, to go there at night is even better...you'd think it would be scary, but its not...the moon shines on the water and when the stars are out, there are no city lights to interfere with catching sight of a shooting star...I wish I could share it with everyone :o) It is truly magical.

  


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Posted on Thu, Jun 30, 2005 07:15

Very sexy new pic scoot! Love it...helped pick me up today for sure! LOL. Keep smiling.

  


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Posted on Wed, Jun 29, 2005 21:29

Did I hear Tequila?!

  


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