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What do you do when you are feeling sad?

Okay, this is kinda random but I was just wondering. Like what do others do when they have heard bad news, or having a bad day, or just are sad at the moment?

 

Do you go somewhere? Go for a drive? Want to be alone? Retail therapy?

 

For me, I gotta say it's defiantly retail therapy. It brings my mood up for a while. And sweets... nothing better than stuffing myself with candy or cookies. Haha. 

Re: What do you do when you are feeling sad?

me too! mangolia is a total danger zone for me -- my friends laugh how I already made friends will all the people at the counter Smiley Happy

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I think it depends on the type of funk / sad spell I'm having. If I'm just upset over a bad day, it helps to meet friends for happy hour or dinner. Even if I don't vent about what is bothering me, the fact that I'm attempting to be social will draw me out (I have the tendency to want to be alone) and that will usually cheer me up and I feel better. If it's more than that, sometimes I just need to be alone until I shake it off. When I'm in the habit, I love going for a long run outside (and when I lived somewhere where I drove all the time, taking a short road trip / driving always helped to clear my head, too). I also love a good book (something engaging!), red wine and BT. Smiley Happy

 

When I was younger (...who am I kidding, this is still applicable), my mom would always talk me down by pointing out the ways in which the situation was not so bad, or how it could be worse. While this approach does not always work in every situation, there is really something to be said for taking a moment to be thankful for and appreciative of what you have, and remembering the good parts of your life.

 

Also, there is nothing better than retail therapy, but it's dangerous for me -- I always think I'll deal with the consequences later and then later I think, "What was I thinking?!" Smiley Tongue

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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
Brown paper packages tied up with strings (from Sephora)
These are a few of my favorite things!

 

Smiley Happy

 

When I'm sad, listening to Julie Andrew's "My favorite things" does help!

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you just got me singing!!!

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First, I allow myself 15 min. to feel miserable and then I play with my cats and crochet.

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Playing with my cats and crocheting is the best!! 

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I believe this can make anyone LOL.  I first saw it on the Vine app, and I busted out laughing.

 

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I'm at work and dying to watch this video! Any sheep + a T-Swizzle song...you know it's going to be good. 

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Depends on the day I suppose. I usually will lay in my bed for a bit and cuddle with my kitty. Then I'll probably whip out my iPad and watch funny videos. One that has me giggling a lot is the "Jennifer is a party pooper" video. Omg. So funny! Jenna Marbles always makes me laugh too Smiley Tongue

 

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

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i play or cuddle with my cat or turn on the tv to an older comedy like Seinfeld or Friends, and that always gets my mind off whats bothering me and helps me relax.

Re: What do you do when you are feeling sad?

@DesertRose0706- Seinfeld cracks me up! I love Elaine-

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