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Last night, I wanted to eat candy, but identified that I wasn't hungry. Started to wonder if emotions were lurking below the surface. I decided to play some meditation sounds from nature. I didn't feel up to a full meditation session, maybe because I am scared of exploring how I really feel. The background sounds helped me to center myself and see the dynamic of eating to dull my emotions. I am going to try this approach again today to avoid overeating and to allow space to look at my emotions.

Posted at Nov 6, 2017 2:56 PM, 0 comments
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I’ve noticed that excessive cell phone usage (especially when on social media) can pull down my mood, so I use an app called RealizD that constantly runs in the background to monitor my total time spent on my device. It may be discouraging at first, but it has improved my awareness and allowed me to make the necessary adjustments in my life to raise my mood accordingly

Posted at Nov 8, 2017 12:20 AM, 0 comments
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I try to remain in the present. I use my 5 senses to help me do this. Through touch, sight, sound, smell, and taste I can bring myself out of all my scattered thoughts and back into the present.

Posted at Nov 9, 2017 7:40 PM, 1 comments
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Letting go. If it requires a time machine, the moment is gone. Move on.

Posted at Nov 7, 2017 2:30 AM, 0 comments
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By cleaning up a little bit of clutter each day. I feel as if my mind clears with the mess being put away.

Posted at Nov 7, 2017 11:44 PM, 3 comments
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Looking at the stars on a clear night sky helps settle myself before sleeping

Posted at Nov 7, 2017 9:32 PM, 0 comments
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I practice focusing on clearing my mind when I get anxious, by breathing deeply and recognizing my circular thoughts

Posted at Nov 8, 2017 4:55 PM, 0 comments
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I try to spend some time practicing each day being present in this moment, rather than the future. It is very difficult for me but I am slowly making progress.

Posted at Nov 11, 2017 2:48 PM, 1 comments
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Meditation! The headspace app is beyond awesome.

Posted at Nov 5, 2017 10:46 PM, 2 comments
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When I'm feeling low, I look down at my feet to remind myself for standing here for a reason.

Posted at Nov 9, 2017 6:41 AM, 1 comments
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A coping skill I like to use is when I'm feeling sad, or upset, or jealous, or any down feeling emotion is to say something good about myself. If I feel unloved, I'll reassure myself that I'm loved and I'm important.

Posted at Nov 10, 2017 4:33 AM, 1 comments
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i think about how what i am doing in this moment will connect to my wellbeing in the future

Posted at Nov 10, 2017 9:42 PM, 0 comments
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By cleaning, can’t stand a mess .

Posted at Nov 7, 2017 1:56 AM, 1 comments
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I do a senses walk: 5 things I can see; 4 things I can touch; 3 things I hear; 2 things I smell; 1 thing I taste.

Posted at Nov 6, 2017 4:23 PM, 0 comments
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I think about my future. My own apartment. Our cat. My beautiful girlfriend. Our bed. Rainy days. Watching cartoons. Laughing. Pictures together. I've got one more year. Then I'm moving out

Posted at Nov 11, 2017 11:36 AM, 0 comments
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I have an application on my phone that rings a bell through out the day to remind me to be mindful.

Posted at Nov 9, 2017 3:34 AM, 2 comments
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I am silent and still and wait for Gods word to penetrate my soul.

Posted at Nov 8, 2017 5:24 AM, 0 comments
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I practice yoga on a daily basis! This keeps me grounded and clears my mind

Posted at Nov 11, 2017 3:22 AM, 0 comments
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App wise, I massively recommend both buddhify and headspace. Really really helpful!

Posted at Nov 9, 2017 9:24 PM, 0 comments
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I think about the beach. I imagine myself just laying there listening to the waves crash onto the shore. Breathing in the ocean air. Looking at the never ending horizon of water. It's beautiful

Posted at Nov 11, 2017 11:01 AM, 2 comments
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I was recently taught proper eating hygiene or mindful eating. Eat slow, eat without doing other things and do not eat on the run.

Posted at Nov 9, 2017 1:19 PM, 0 comments
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Remembering that all pains are temporary with time

Posted at Nov 9, 2017 5:14 PM, 0 comments
5

I try to think about what I'm worried about and is it really that big of a deal??

Posted at Nov 7, 2017 4:50 PM, 0 comments
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Yoga

Posted at Nov 8, 2017 1:38 PM, 0 comments
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I’m just listening for calm or happy music. It saves me from deep depression

Posted at Nov 8, 2017 3:51 PM, 0 comments
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