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Handling angry feelings/urges:

Event --> Negative thought/belief --> Negative feeling/urge ~> Negative action
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'--> Positive thoughts (lessen -ve & add +ve) --> Positive/normal feeling --> Positive/normal action


Ps1: 'You've got to accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative' song
Ps2: those rocks-in-a-sock-throwing jailbirds probably could do with some such anger management! (i would expect)

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I am now realizing how i used to "kill time" really well. The main way was to spend time trying to do technical stuff on the computer. Yesterday i "wasted" an hour easily, by trying to fix an issue with the mouse's context menu. Waded thru several web pages of complex & confusing & frustrating stuff, before i found the 1-line solution!. I must make a habit of it!
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This has been making me laugh, I also love that stupid music that is playing.

https://youtu.be/-WV6S1v5RUU?t=1m24s
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Three people were found dead in an apartment near here.

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I've taken this bad habit of reading e-mails or text msg and telling myself I'll reply later and then I forget about it. Then days or weeks later I bump into the person and they ask why I never answered and I... have absolutely nothing to say for my defense?
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It's a funny thing . . . the more I get to know people, the lonelier I become.
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I've taken this bad habit of reading e-mails or text msg and telling myself I'll reply later and then I forget about it. Then days or weeks later I bump into the person and they ask why I never answered and I... have absolutely nothing to say for my defense?
I do the same thing and I just tell them that's what happened.
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Shopping for sunglasses is a trip. The prices are outrageous for what you actually get, owing to the fact that one company basically owns all the marbles.

Yet and still...

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I barely have enough time to accomplish everything I need to from day to day, and I don't have anyone to take care of. I can't imagine having kids on top of that... Makes me wonder if I should save myself the expense (time- and money-wise), and keep the planet a little less crowded :P

I like kids, but... I don't know. WE'LL SEE.
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Why must hot drinks get lukewarm so quickly? I like to sip mine veerryyy slowly.
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Why must hot drinks get lukewarm so quickly? I like to sip mine veerryyy slowly.
I recommend a drink coozie to you for that problem. It may keep the heat from escaping from the outside of the cup so quickly if you put a lid on it.
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My singing voice must really suck - I can hear my downstairs neighbor leave everytime I sing. I wish I had my own place to sing freely; sorry I sound like a cat gang bang :/
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My singing voice must really suck - I can hear my downstairs neighbor leave everytime I sing. I wish I had my own place to sing freely; sorry I sound like a cat gang bang :/
Oh don't say that, I am sure you sound like a bird ding dong!
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Good timber does not grow with ease:
The stronger wind, the stronger trees;
The further sky, the greater length;
The more the storm, the more the strength.
By sun and cold, by rain and snow,
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It's almost late evening, over four people in the house, all aware of it, and not as much single person has mentioned my birthday in any sense. I don't want gifts or a party, but a little gesture at all would be nice.

I don't know - maybe I don't deserve it.
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It's almost late evening, over four people in the house, all aware of it, and not as much single person has mentioned my birthday in any sense. I don't want gifts or a party, but a little gesture at all would be nice.

I don't know - maybe I don't deserve it.
has anyone ever made a big deal about your birthday and you didnt react well to it? iv done that in the past. maybe THATS why they haven't said anything..because they think you won't react well.

I also have those "I dont deserve it" kinds of feelings on my birthdays and in the past iv had birthdays where I was really mopey/moody when someone mentioned it was my birthday.


happy birthday btw. dont worry, it'll be over soon : p hopefully you wake up in a better mood tomorrow.

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I'm currently playing a gam for ps4 called "the vanishing of ethan carter" and its like playing through an interactive painting .

it reminds me of back in the day when I used to play Myst 2 and zork nemesis


theres another game for ps4 called "what remains of Edith Finch" that I want to check out.
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