1. It's Time to Duel! Welcome to the NF Yu-Gi-Oh! Grand Championships. This tournament will span across 4 sections:
    Akihabara Lounge| Mafia | OBD |The Alley
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Welcome to the forums! Take a second to look at our Beginner's Guide. It contains the information necessary for you to have an easier experience here.

    Thanks and have fun. -NF staff
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Stop Scrolling!
    Attention - When discussing new chapters of an anime or manga, please use a source from the official list of approved sources. If you would like to contribute to the list, please do so in the suggestions section.
    Dismiss Notice
  4. If you write blogs about the current anime season (for linking) or like to add descriptions / impressions on certain series and like to add them to our wiki, then send us a ticket.
    Dismiss Notice

  5. BoOooOo!


    Come one, come all to the wondrously eerie Pumpkin Patch! Perform tasks and challenges each day to stock up on the mystical Pumpkin Coins and use them to exchange for grand forum prizes! Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity, don't fear that which lies beneath the surface!

    Schedule:
    Signups; October 10th - 15th
    Tasks and Challenges; October 15th - 29th
    Pumpkin Picking; October 30th - 31st
    Dismiss Notice

  6. A blank contract written with magical ink?! Check out our Spooktacular Trick or Treat Event.
    Dismiss Notice

Health What do you do when you have to take a mental health day?

Discussion in 'Konoha Country Club' started by Khaleesi, May 26, 2018.

  1. Khaleesi Super Moderator

    Messages:
    9,320
    Likes Received:
    1,871
    Trophy Points:
    1,318
    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2013
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Germany
    Those days where you can’t look at yourself in the mirror, you’re angry at the world, you’re carrying around dark thoughts, you feel empty, and as though life is meaningless.

    What do you do to feel “better”?
     
    Tags:
  2. Aphrodite Angel Eyes

    Messages:
    30,606
    Likes Received:
    3,493
    Trophy Points:
    2,493
    Joined:
    May 21, 2008
    Reputation:
    I usually try to think of people or things that make me happy or i let myself cry till i cried it all out and i usually feel better afterwards.
     
  3. Supreme King of The Alley - Lord Ashi Yaaaaay

    Messages:
    24,721
    Likes Received:
    1,613
    Trophy Points:
    1,469
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2013
    Reputation:
    Catdank Faction:
    A good way to relieve stress would probs have to be listening to music that you can relate to on some level


    That or, if you're lucky, just find good company to be around for the time being and make small talk.
     
  4. Avalon

    Messages:
    37,037
    Likes Received:
    3,815
    Trophy Points:
    3,643
    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2006
    Reputation:
    Message you.
     
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
    • Optimistic Optimistic x 1
    • List
  5. Keishin Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    6,990
    Likes Received:
    356
    Trophy Points:
    413
    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2012
    Reputation:
    What a nice weather to take a walk for couple of hours around nature right now
     
  6. HisokaRollin Sougo, my boy

    Messages:
    1,136
    Likes Received:
    494
    Trophy Points:
    209
    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2016
    Reputation:
    Spend time with my dog, watch stuff with my sister, take a walk, draw and eh... drink.

    Or just go into depression nap. But since i live on a country side, just going out makes me feel better, especially in weather like this.
     
  7. Shrike Let's Baby

    Messages:
    3,883
    Likes Received:
    527
    Trophy Points:
    719
    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Reputation:
    Ask myself why am I feeling like that and how do I solve my problem. If its something that I can change, I put effort into it. If not, I try to tank it as best as I can.

    If it comes to that I cannot do nothing about it (which is very rare in life tbh, you can usually change stuff starting from yourself), I like to get myself busy with work. Doing anything else feels like running away and not doing anything productive while running.
     
  8. Virus Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    6,478
    Likes Received:
    420
    Trophy Points:
    513
    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2011
    Reputation:
    Nothing much, I express my feelings to my brother or family. We talk a lot about things like this which helps a lot to process the feelings. So communicate with someone close to you because it gives you some control over the feelings and situation. Control is key to feel better, at least for me.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Useful Useful x 1
    • List
  9. Polaris Sagittarius Sun/Aquarius Ascendant

    Messages:
    268
    Likes Received:
    31
    Trophy Points:
    103
    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2015
    Reputation:
    Write in my diary or buy make-up as a comfort.
     
  10. TrogdorMan Creator of cacophony

    Messages:
    372
    Likes Received:
    60
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2018
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Germany
    I usually take a nap when it's an available option, but I wouldn't recommend that.
    What I'd like to, but don't do, is talk to friends about it. Maybe don't dwell on the negative for too long, though. Once you get what you're feeling off your chest, try talking about something else so you can get your mind off of it.

    EDIT: Just realized you weren't asking for advice immediately after posting.
    Maybe I'll use my advice sometime though, now that I've thought of it.
     
  11. Gin Ichimaru's Shadow Sanbantai taicho Ichimaru Gin

    Messages:
    4,288
    Likes Received:
    525
    Trophy Points:
    343
    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2018
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Poland
    You've perfectly explained my life since August 2017 till now.
    To feel better I play games,watch movies and try to find stupid stuff in the internet.
     
  12. StarlyMermaid Flower that grew from concrete

    Messages:
    122
    Likes Received:
    13
    Trophy Points:
    169
    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2013
    Reputation:
    Mental health days are non-existent in the USA. At least in the states I've been to which include the one I was born in.. which is (Texas) and I've been to Virginia and Cali (currently live in Cali). As far as I know mental health days aren't a top priority in the workplaces I've been in. I work part time (also medical student)... They don't care. As far as i Know if i were to die, the workplaces I've had would probably use a Ouija board to ask me if I have someone to fill my spot :hmpf but if I were to take a mental health day I would probably run... idk... this kind of question is hard to answer
     
  13. ~M~ Do it for her

    Messages:
    91,849
    Likes Received:
    325
    Trophy Points:
    2,263
    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2007
    Make/get yourself a good meal and tea
     
  14. Mider T VM Rapist

    Messages:
    75,955
    Likes Received:
    1,717
    Trophy Points:
    3,394
    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2006
    Reputation:
    Isn't this just depression?
     
  15. Charmander Pure

    Messages:
    6,272
    Likes Received:
    2,479
    Trophy Points:
    1,668
    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2008
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Mexico
    I lift and play wow all day. Usually lifting works.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
    • List
  16. Smoke ▄█▀ █▄ █▄█ ▀█▀

    Messages:
    14,344
    Likes Received:
    219
    Trophy Points:
    618
    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2006
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Mexico
    When you have a mental health life...you can't really single out days.

    You just live with them.


    It does make the nice days totally awesome tho. Like really awesome.
     
  17. Kenneth

    deadministrator

    Administrator

    Messages:
    19,177
    Likes Received:
    692
    Trophy Points:
    893
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2008
    Reputation:
    vidya gaems and also copious amounts of doing absolutely nothing
    they're good for the soul as inaction breeds comfort
     
  18. Khaleesi Super Moderator

    Messages:
    9,320
    Likes Received:
    1,871
    Trophy Points:
    1,318
    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2013
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Germany
    I’m actually the opposite, doing nothing for too long makes my mind become more stable. I blame social media for this, I see people going to nice place, doing cool things and then I look at my life and the fact that I’m doing nothing and it makes me feel shittier
     
  19. Khaleesi Super Moderator

    Messages:
    9,320
    Likes Received:
    1,871
    Trophy Points:
    1,318
    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2013
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Germany
    That’s true, some days are better and worst than others though, I guess that’s what I meant
     
  20. Kenneth

    deadministrator

    Administrator

    Messages:
    19,177
    Likes Received:
    692
    Trophy Points:
    893
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2008
    Reputation:
    When I see those people I think good for them
    or I call them tryhards because when I have a good time with friends I don't need to announce it to anyone

    Also social media is literally people putting on their best front, it's an unrealistic timeline most of the time because it's all self-selected
    You don't see the boring stuff

    It's like watching an anime with and without filler... You'll think the one without is crazy action packed goodness even if both are exactly the same, the only thing that changed? Is the pacing

    They're getting to you

    Don't let them get to you

    You're doing fine
     
  21. Khaleesi Super Moderator

    Messages:
    9,320
    Likes Received:
    1,871
    Trophy Points:
    1,318
    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2013
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Germany
    I just wish my mind worked like that, I’m always comparing myself to people. Whether that’s strangers on social media or people that I went to school with are doing more than I am atm

    There’s so much that I wish I could change about my life and the fact that I can’t really really sucks
     
  22. Kenneth

    deadministrator

    Administrator

    Messages:
    19,177
    Likes Received:
    692
    Trophy Points:
    893
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2008
    Reputation:
    Every time you see something that makes you go "oh, wish that were me/i was there"

    ask yourself "where's the boring shit, the awkward silences, the major social fuck ups"

    and imagine those happening, because they most certainly did
    trust me
    just do it
    do it naow
     
  23. Kenneth

    deadministrator

    Administrator

    Messages:
    19,177
    Likes Received:
    692
    Trophy Points:
    893
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2008
    Reputation:
    I bet you 9 times out of 10 lisa shat her new dress and tommy had to tuck away a boner he got from looking at that 87 year old woman bebopping
     
  24. John Wick I'd like a dinner reservation for twelve.

    Messages:
    15,183
    Likes Received:
    1,150
    Trophy Points:
    1,043
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2014
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    England
    You shouldn't envy others it's unhealthy also wealth and the ability to do things isn't a sign of happiness I'm a textbook example of this.

    Also doing more isn't better, like what they're doing are these things you'd like to do if not then pay no attention to it since you've got no interest in it, you don't want that from life so it shouldn't impact you.

    Also instead of looking at the things you can't change look at the things you can't, the butterfly effect is real and small changes eventually lead to larger ones. Change isn't something that happens instantly nor is large change possible at the click of your fingers
     
  25. savior2005 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    6,799
    Likes Received:
    453
    Trophy Points:
    414
    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2012
    Reputation:
    Lifting weights clears my head, watching anime/reading manga distracts me and keeps me away from real life (as does other online activities, but anime/manga moreso), sometimes binge eating
     
  26. Yin Yin Within Yin God, #Boosette / SC Meme-Let The Creativity Flow

    Messages:
    132
    Likes Received:
    1,091
    Trophy Points:
    719
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2005
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Germany, Japan, Mexico
    @Rai @Nataly @Bontakun
    I draw what makes me happy and share it with my friends here on the forums.
    Ps: I was busy helping my stressed mom at knitting before I could post this fanart hence the eyes are uneven cause I rushed it within 5 minutes & my color pencils are shit. Gomenasai.

    :heart :heart :sachilove :heart :heart

     
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2018
  27. Cubey

    Messages:
    28,396
    Likes Received:
    884
    Trophy Points:
    1,168
    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2008
    Reputation:
    Catdank Faction:
    It’s days like that I’m thankful to have loving parents :gglife

    Other than finding solace in Mom and Dad, I escape into fiction. I like comics and anime. Swords, fights, explosions, magic, etc, are all things I dig so I look for that kind of stuff.
     
  28. MAD good kush

    Messages:
    32,772
    Likes Received:
    3,536
    Trophy Points:
    2,869
    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2009
    Catdank Faction:
    i hurt myself today
    to see if i still feel
     
  29. Haze Scratch n' Sniff Belly Buttons

    Messages:
    6,827
    Likes Received:
    885
    Trophy Points:
    468
    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2009
    Reputation:
    Usually my husband helps me cope with those days since he’s the one who witnesses it all when it happens. Sometimes I’ll lay in bed with these thoughts and he’s always there to tell me the right things to keep my mind off of it.

    A lot of times it helps when I’m around kids, so I spend a lot of time with my nieces and nephews.

    Shopping helps, not being on social media and not replying to people’s texts and messages helps.
     
  30. Kiseki Release The Kraken

    Messages:
    885
    Likes Received:
    94
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Being on forums, writing, photoshop, singing... I dunno. All kinds of things. Preferably creative.

    And if anything else: YouTube or Anime is your best friend.
     
Loading...