• sleep when i'm tired at night; don't stay up till it's early for no reason
  • also, just sleep--more and earlier
  • start reading for pleasure again
  • lose myself in a hobby, in order to keep myself busy and not let my mind wander to anxiety-increasing things
  • do not relentlessly tell myself "i can't"
  • stop apologizing needlessly
  • write in my journals
    • namely, continue to keep my mental health journal and with more regularity
  • believe that my mental illnesses are real, but also believe that they do not define me or make me any less of a human being
  • eat better/more
  • build the sheet fort and sit/lay in the dark
  • take naps when i can
  • when possible, do not force myself to sit with and listen to the people who upset me
    • leave detrimental situations
  • bake cakes
  • forgive others
  • spend less time on facebook
  • spend less time online
  • take walks, leave the room sometimes, not necessarily to be with people, but so i can move
  • raise my blood pressure, so i do not get faint
  • be okay with repeatedly changing my mind
  • actually use the art supplies that i buy!
  • write things by hand
  • have a good, cathartic cry regularly
  • read through the list of things i like about myself whenever i need to
  • drink more water!
  • write myself love poems when my self-esteem is awful
jan 15 2012 ∞
dec 20 2015 +