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  • How are you looking after yourself this weekend?

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    Stopppies
    Posts: 5
    Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:56 pm

    How are you looking after yourself this weekend?

    Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:49 pm

    Hi All,

    With the long weekend coming up, we are always interested in the ways people stay on track and look after themselves. What are some of things you do to look after yourself that could be useful for other people to hear about?

    Be kind to yourself and take it easy out there!

    Stopppies :)
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    Purplepossum
    Posts: 2
    Joined: Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:33 pm

    Re: How are you looking after yourself this weekend?

    Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:31 pm

    I can do this one day at a time one step at a time. I will take me while to resurface and feel balanced again but I will need to be patient.
    The hangover is pretty bad so Im very low in mood. I really cannot wait to go to bed and curl up. I am hoping that this one step at a time approach is going to work I have to start somewhere and this is where I will start. One step one breath and being in the moment.
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    Koala_85
    Posts: 33
    Joined: Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:19 am

    Re: How are you looking after yourself this weekend?

    Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:24 pm

    Hi Purplepossum,

    Sherpa09 here (one of the moderators on the forum). It sounds as though you've got the right idea with patience. Meditation and connecting with the breath can be a effective tool in reducing stress and anxiety and also a great discipline for lasting behavior change. Thanks for sharing your experience and look forward to your future posts :)

    Sherpa09.
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