Monday, October 15, 2012

How to Deal with Negative Feelings

People who don't have negative feelings are full of shit.

That's the best intro ever, I know. Aren't you proud, internet friends?

So I have this problem where, if I am not close friends with a certain person, I would have a hard time telling them something that I think would be mean, even if it bothers me so much, and it sometimes hurts in the chest.


So when this happens, I ask a few trusted friends what to do. But sometimes, there are friends who would go, "Oh if I were in that situation, I would tell them to fuck off and leave me alone and punch them because I'm frank and straight to the point and tough and a badass and I don't care about anything."

But once they are in a similar situation, they won't do anything.

Well.

Assuming that while some of you may not have a problem telling people to fuck off *raises one eyebrow*, there are also some who think there are better ways of dealing with things.

Because who knows, maybe the asshole who did something that bothered you is also going through something and you being harsh to them is just the sign they've been waiting for to set themselves on fire?

It will be in your conscience, you know.

I can be very enlightening sometimes. You're welcome.

So what do I do when I'm in this situation without, you know, being harsh?

Personally? Aside from blogging, I draw. A lot. I draw wholesome things. Kid-friendly things.

Writing your feelings down and drawing are both very therapeutic. Not only will it get your head off of that thing that bothers you, but the colors can help you relax as well.

Plus, it doesn't require exercise so how much win is that?

Here are a few samples of the things that helped me tolerate the day-to-day annoyances that I go through.



Sometimes, I channel my inner 3-year-old and embrace my innocence.


At times that I have bigger problems, I go really deep and edit pictures hipster style* because some issues are just too hard to face and accept.

Like lies.



Or betrayal.

Or anger.
I'm pretty sure he's humping some bug. Or a worm. How nasty, this cat.
Sometimes, I take things harder than I'm supposed to.


And it's just hard to move on.


There are times that I'm confused.


In life, there are battles you have to face, in which you'll get wounded.


During times that I can't express what I feel, I quote lines from movies.


Or deep lyrics from songs.


It helps me express what I feel without hurting anyone. And it's very artistic. Even my laptop does it when it's starting to feel tired and overused.


So when life gets tough, my dear readers, don't lose hope. There's always a way.

You're welcome.

*Like, what does that text have to do with the picture. Answer me now, hipsters.

33 comments:

  1. You make my day.
    You know that?
    Now you do.
    <3

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  2. Gawd, I am never eating at my desk again.

    Thanks Gnetch, want a bite of my Eskimo Pie?

    *wipes ice cream out of her nose* Damn you. LOL

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  3. When I am feeling tired and overused, I will now start to make grindy laptop whirring sounds. And no one will know. But I will know; I just expressed the shit out of myself. Because that's as close to "real" I usually dare to get...I feel ya, sister.

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    1. And you can do it anywhere and no one will know what you're doing. It's just you and your feeling.

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  4. You're very deep.

    Also, one of those "F-You's" is for me isn't it? Don't tell me it isn't about me cause I know it is. It's okay. I mean, it hurts, but it's okay. ;-p ;-p

    Jay

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  5. Bahahha I want to print these out and put them in my cubicle. Probs not a good idea.

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  6. Eyelash in your eye- argh that's nasty!!

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  7. If I even had a clue as to how to do what you do with the photos/captions, I would do that. I am clever with words but technology escapes me. On the other hand, I have lots of paper and art supplies and yeah.....I could do that old-school. Thanks for that awesome idea. Cuz yeah. I wouldn't say shit if I had a mouthfful even though someone truly deserves to be shit/spit on.

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    1. I used Photobucket and Picmonkey to edit those pictures but doing it old school is probably a better idea!

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  8. Oh my....those hipster/emo pics tots made my day!! XD Especially the "I really thought it was butter" one...

    hahahahahaha :D

    Giiiiirl, you are amaaazing! How do you do it! I wish I had a sense of humor like that! I'm not that creative..hehe

    Also, my fav quote of the day was, "...maybe...you being harsh to them is just the sign they've been waiting for to set themselves on fire?"

    Buahahahahaha :)) inner release of evil giggle !!

    You rock, girl!! I totally identify with what you're talking about too! I often have a hard time confronting people that I am not close too. If it's a good friend, I can totally handle it, but with a mere acquaintance or stranger....er....I suck. I really do. My manager recently encouraged me to "assert myself more." Gaaah!! When your own manager tells you that...well...you pretty much KNOW you suck at it.

    :'(

    lol :)

    Thanks for the laugh ! :) Love ya!

    p.s. Btw, I totally HAD to nominate you for my blog award! :)

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    1. Thank you Alejandra. You are amazing!!!

      Also, you can tell your manager that you don't want anyone to set themselves on fire because of you.

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  9. hahahah omg, I love your post! I hope u don't mind me uploading some of these pictures on my facebook. I will give the credits, of course. :D Your post made my day. Well, technically, night, but nevermind!

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    1. Sure thing!!! And I'm glad I made your day! Hope you're better now.

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  10. I'm pretty sure that cat was taking a crap.

    You're welcome.

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    1. What? You don't think there's some humping going on? So I have a dirty mind???

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  11. Just go with the guy with the horns and a tail.
    Great advice!

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    1. I knew you'd take his side. He's your brother!

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  12. Was that flower really saying "fuck you"? It has such a sweet smile on its face. Or was "fuck you" short for "I'd love to fuck you"?

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  13. When you figure out what you were going to ask yourself, are you done? Or do you actually have to ask yourself whatever it was... you were going to ask yourself... wait.....

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  14. I love the "fuck you flower". Must plaster this all over my cubical :)

    You need to join me on the book-writing bandwagon, girl. You have mad skills :D

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  15. OHMYGOD PLEASE START YOUR OWN MOTIVATIONAL POSTER COMPANY RIGHT NOW.

    Seriously. One of my favorite posts of ALL TIME.


    ..."I was so sure it was butter..."

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  16. You had me at hot sauce and buttholes

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  17. Awesome! I can see why this works. Problem is, I would make one, then email it to the person who inspired it. Hand slap to face ten minutes later when I realise what I did. Cat definitely having a sh*t. Never thought I'd type that in a comment box!

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  18. Hi Gnetch, this post made my day (though it was evening when I read this....)

    Are you on instagram?I'd be happy to like those poster quotes :)

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    1. Hi Nigel. Thanks. I am on Instagram but these pictures aren't there. I used Picmonkey for these. :)

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  19. Go with the dark side. Its more fun and they have cookies :)

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  20. Fuckin' funny.HAHA. I want to type more haha's but that would be weird.

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