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Kicking myself while I'm down.

Nov 05, 2016 1:04 AM

Why do I do this to myself? I already feel horribly depressed yet, I've subjected myself to back to back sad and downright dark documentaries. My God... Audrie & Daisy and Extremis on Netflix are good but, oh so depressing. Now I feel absolutely horrendous. anyone else torture themselves when they're already down?

Nov 05, 2016 2:35 AM

Yes. I watch serial killer docos when im depressed...

Nov 05, 2016 8:36 AM

Samantha, that's actually very natural.. you get to watch this stuff and it gives you permission somehow (that you really don't need) to cry and get that release that you desperately need. I'm sorry you're feeling so badly. Is the sun out? Is it a pretty, crisp, Autumn day?? These are the things you need to use and pick yourself up. Look at the colors and how absolutely amazing Mother Nature is. Also remember that you've got an entire community of warriors at the ready to help you through.. it'll be ok. Sending gentle {{{Hugs}}} and positive vibes your way!! 💕😊

Nov 06, 2016 6:33 PM

Yes! I typically will watch either creepy documentaries or trash tv like America's next top model when I feel crapy. I think it can be a way for your mind to explore the horrible things you might be thinking and, as bad as it seems, we like seeing others who are suffering even more than us. I recommend doing something a bit more fun though (like watching a sitcom or going outside for a short walk) to help boost you up❤️❤️

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