100 ways to fight depression [for women]
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100 tips to feel better about life
Ladies, here are 100 tips on making yourself feel better from yours truly...
100. Get outside and get some sun! (The vitamin D is good for you)99. Take a multivitamin98. Write a hand-written letter to someone97. Go for a long walk 96. Paint your toenails a funky color95. Drink more water94. Make an effort to chat someone up in public (a random person in the grocery store, on the bus, in the library, etc)93. Read a new book92. Write in a journal91. Find someone to make out with90. Start a blog or a website89. Go on a date88. Take a bubble bath (don’t forget the rubber ducky)87. Spend some quality time with your pet (or get a pet, at the local shelter of course!)86. Buy a slinky and let it crawl down a set of stairs in public85. Join a gym (preferably one with a Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, or all of the above)84. Get a hair cut or trim83. Watch Sex in the City (go to the movie store and rent seasons if you have to)82. Buy a coloring book and Crayola (they’re the best) crayons and color (don’t worry about staying in the lines).81. Decorate your fridge with quotes, cool pics and magnents, and the pictures you colored in #82.80. Do a yoga class, DVD, or book79. Moisturize (I recommend Aveeno lotion)78. Make a creative salad (and enjoy!)77. Go to an art museums (preferably on a free night if they have it).76. Play hooky from work to do whatever the hell you want (one day only!)75. Read “O” magazine ( come on, it’s impossible to feel bad with Oprah by your side!74. Hoola hoop in a toy store73. Buy a yo-yo and work your magic when you feel perplexed72. Order a nice plate of pad thai from the best Thai place you can find71. Buy one of those foot massager/baths 70. Take a nap69. Don’t buy any sheets that have thread counts less than 350.68. Start a postcard collection (they can be postcards you buy)67. Smile at everyone you think is hot that walks by you66. Work on your posture65. Drink more water64. Instead of fussing over “extra pounds” use “ FAT IS WHERE IT’S AT as your mantra63. Write a poem62. Do something you’ve been putting off61. Take control of your finances60. Use a lotion with self tanner in it, or self tanner, the glow will make you feel better59. Get a manicure, or pedicure, or both58. Cut down on your caffeine intake 57. Switch to Diet soda if you haven’t already56. Rent a funny movie55. Have a ladies night out with a few of your friends54. Volunteer in your community (even if it’s once in a while)53. Organize your workspace52. Take on a new/different project51. Buy a jump rope and burn calories while you have fun50. Tell that guy being a jerk to go fuck himself.49. Delete all of the assholes out of your cell phone48. Make a happy music playlist for your ipod47. Stop drinking booze46. Go out to a club for a sober night of dancing45. Every time you look in the mirror, tell yourself you’re a sexy bitch, even if people are around44. Get a sexy shade of lip gloss43. Take “me” time often42. Invest in a Nintendo Game cube, or Game Boy, and make sure you get Tetris 41. Teach yourself how to cook a new dish40. Take a night class in something you’re interested in39. Save money38. Practice overall good nutrition 37. Sleep at least eight hours a night36. Watch Saturday morning cartoons35. Exercise, exerise, exercise34. Keep a kit of daily necessities you can’t live without by your side at all times (ie, water, chapstick, change, tissues, diet coke, hair clip, etc).33. Sleep in once in a while32. Go to a concert, the energy from experiencing live music will surely pick you up!31. Save up for a vacation30. Have a girls night IN.29. Brainstorm random adventures you can have with your best gal pal28. Masturbate. No I’m not kidding.27. Join a social networking group
26. Spend time with children and elders25. Don’t spend time with negative people24. Meditate23. Visit a psychic 22. Take frequent “breathers” at work21. When you get upset, let it out20. Always list and revisit goals and priorities19. Delete processed food and junk food from your mind18. Avoid the clearance rack once in a while a pay full price for something expensive that you love17. Get hugs frequently16. Stop texting and start calling15. Think positively, trust me, it works14. Read a book of buhddist or Taoist parables, they will give you a new perspective on life13. Talk about your emotional baggage with a counselor12. Stop worrying about everything11. Stop spending more time taking care of those around you then you do taking care of yourself10. Order a naughty dessert once in a while (tiramisu, cheesecake, chocolate torte, I don’t need to tell you).9. Buy the comfiest, silliest, brightest Pjs you can find8. Invest in a down comforter or a down alternative comforter7. Enjoy being independent but don’t isolate yourself6. Try a new restaurant5. Take baby steps if you feel overwhelmed, if you feel adventurous, feel free to leap4. Stop beating yourself up3. Let bullshit roll off your shoulders2. Always remember that YOU are most important1. If you feel you are severely depressed, see a psychiatrist and talk about possible medications. Do not let your primary care try to manage your mental meds.
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