When I was younger, I operated under the premise that I needed to be the smartest person in the room (regardless of the reality). As I become an old fart, I am beginning to think that it's more important to be the nicest person in the room.

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ferkixlll:
Respectful isn't too shabby either.
chef:
So.   I've honestly been thinking about this post for weeks.  Every time I've gotten angry at work.   I had been thinking about it on my own...but I like the way you phrase it :) if everyone's goal was to Be the nicest person in the room the world would be a much better place.   Thank you for taking us a step in that direction. ☀️

Sometimes, I go from totally cool to almost unfathomably angry in no time at all. Angry at nothing, but just ready to throw things. It helps to have a place to just say that (well, write it) and get it out.

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norte:
I know how you feel, maybe you have too much energy in yourself and you need to use it, maybe sports works
mtlmarbles:
I find blogging very relaxing.. might be something to give a shot... 
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I am at home, happy, surrounded by the trappings of a successful life, after a truly lovely Christmas, baking a birthday cake for my son, and I am suddenly paralyzed with crippling self-doubt and anxiety. The whole shebang: trembling, tight chest, short of breath. Why the fuck does this happen at times like this????????

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tmax:
Hey, I'm hoping that you are feeling better!!
thelabrat:
I've got anxiety too.  Meds help but yeah, it sucks
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Drinking some wine, cooking a good meal while listening to awesome music, and watching a movie at home = an excellent Friday night!

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goldi:
looking forward to a night like that once my detox is over! 
lamarmelade:
👍🏻
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These therapy sessions are really draining. This shit had better be worth it.

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pipercadence:
Ah therapy, fuck when it's good it's good and when it sucks.. Gah, trust lost in the system.  You know what I hate?  I hate when they do that confirmation bias bullshit.  Like they have their own pet theory and they are just gonna shove you into it.  And I rant.  
midnightsun:
I hope you decide to stick with it❤️