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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Oct 10, 2022 8:32 pm

    Thanks for the tag @Lhiver, I've been enjoying a weekend away every now and then as well and more grateful for it than ever before. Where are you off to? And the smell of coffee in the morning always brings me a smile :)

    This week I'm looking forward to...

    - Catching up with some friends and heading to a meeting on Friday night

    - Having some quality time with my son

    - Watching some NBA games when I get a chance
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Oct 10, 2022 8:59 pm

    I like looking forwards.............as they say...........if you drive looking in the rearview mirror you're bound to crash

    3 things I'm looking forward to:

    - my renovations being finished so I can have a toilet back inside

    - some live music I've got tickets for in November/December...........Guns N' Roses being one of those concerts!!

    - the weather improving so that when I get up in the morning I'm deciding what pair of shorts to wear instead of pants, jackets, and beanies!!
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Thu Nov 17, 2022 9:23 pm

    Today I'm looking forward to...

    - Going down to Torquay with my girlfriend on the weekend to watch one of my best mates fight in a pro mma fight

    - Getting my next 2 units if study finished within the next couple of weeks

    - Beginning another round of training delivery next week
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    Lhiver
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Nov 19, 2022 11:48 am

    Okay, everyone, I thought this week it might be good to hold some space for whatever we're looking forward to. Having things on the horizon can keep us motivated during recovery and provide a reminder of why we're doing this all in the first place!


    1. I'm looking forward to seeing some friends this week, I've been unwell so it'll be nice to have some social time again.

    2. Travel plans, they're still a way away but after so long in Aus it'll be nice to head off overseas finally!

    3. Going to a few gigs. Again this was something that sort of fell off after covid but I have some tickets from shows from December to March so I'm pretty pumped!

    how about everyone else? What are you looking forwards to?

    @ScorpionPW @PnorkelPW @Judas @Ds67 @Starlee @qboln @Jack Loades @Didge
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    Starlee
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Nov 19, 2022 8:35 pm

    Thanks @Lhiver, looks like you have some great times ahead :D

    1. Looking forward to the Christmas break to do nothing.

    2. Looking forward to a new year to put this year behind me.

    3. Looking forward to a girls trip away with my daughter to the beach somewhere. To unwind, ground myself and recharge.
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Nov 21, 2022 8:21 pm

    Thanks for the tag @Lhiver

    Three things I’m looking forward to at the moment are:

    - A two week break in January. This will be spent mostly with my daughter and I’m hoping to get away somewhere………..although I’m leaving it a bit late to book anywhere

    - The Guns N’ Roses concert!!! It’s finally here after being delayed through lockdowns and I can’t wait!!!

    - Having a kitchen again………..it’s been out of action for two weeks and won’t be useable for another two weeks. It’s really throwing me out of routine and my diet is suffering
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Nov 21, 2022 8:41 pm

    Thanks for the tag @Lhiver, it's great to see all of the great things happening in people's lived :)

    Today I'm looking forward to...

    - Having my study for the year done at the end of this week

    - Having some time on the weekend to recharge after what is going to end up being an exceptionally busy week

    - Seeing my son play basketball on Saturday morning
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    qboln
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Tue Nov 22, 2022 3:53 am

    - Start job with new employer Thursday, which means more money, motivation, energy, endorphins, excersice...and ultimately, happiness.

    - My daughter, partner and I will be going to Christmas breakfast at my sister's, who recently (ish) had baby boy. And then family lunch etc at my dad's with said sister and other half siblings. My daughter will love it.

    - Having money in order to service our car, and also keep the fuel gauge stapled to full...
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    Lhiver
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Nov 26, 2022 11:08 am

    @qboln I hope Thursday went well and you're settling i with your new job! That sounds like such a lovely plan for Christmas, it's so nice to be able to come together with family! :D
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    qboln
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Nov 26, 2022 5:25 pm

    @Lhiver
    Unfortunately not...

    - sleep

    - peace

    - restraint

    Psychosis has visited me once again...due to poor decision making... ugh
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    Lhiver
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Nov 26, 2022 6:05 pm

    @qboln I'm sorry to hear that, I hope you're able to have a peaceful time now. Do you have specific techniques to help with the "restraint" as you said? Or ways to manage urges?

    You might find this useful https://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/sit ... urfing.pdf
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    qboln
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Sat Nov 26, 2022 6:16 pm

    Generally I'm able to manage.

    Bunch of semi major things happening in life at the moment, in a short amount of time. Guess i just lost myself for a moment... Followed by a whole heap of moments
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Mon Nov 28, 2022 9:04 pm

    I've had a bit of a week where things have felt like they've piled up @qboln .............it's great that you had the self awareness to realise
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:46 pm

    I can relate @PnorkelPW and @qboln...This week things have piled up big time. I am feeling the strain of everything at work, delivering training, study ramping up and everything at home with the challenges I am having with my son. It's good to be able to talk about it and chunk things down a day at a time..

    This week I am looking forward to...

    - Having a few nights to myself with my son going to visit my mum for a few nights.

    - Going out to a meeting and dinner with friends on Friday night.

    - Getting a new sound system put in my car on Monday.
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: 3 things to look forward to

    Tue Dec 13, 2022 8:44 pm

    This week I'm looking forward to...

    - Having some quality time with my son on the weekend before he goes away for 6 days

    - Having a day off on Friday

    - My work Christmas celebrations next week
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