What are you thinking about right now? (mental health related)

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Mayfair, as a meditator, I will have to disagree with you, it requires training but it is really that simple. To paraphrase Mooji - "Your thoughts are like a friend that when you go out on the town with them you come home in a police car!".
Yes, all people different. I can't do this. My comments were purely subjective, and more based on myself. I think worth sharing thoughts though, that's why I use internet.
 
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I think soul's meds have kicked in, so I'll give it twenty minutes to see if he comes back and then meditate. Soul, matie if your up in a bit I'll be around.
 
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I think soul's meds have kicked in, so I'll give it twenty minutes to see if he comes back and then meditate. Soul, matie if your up in a bit I'll be around.
I think they returned his call...but he'll be shattered by now, after strong antihistamine.

Soul - crawl into bed, sweetie, if you're tired. Hopefully, your phone call has helped.

I'm around for another half an hour x
 
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Mum asked me if her bff was alright and when I said I didn't know mum thought this was weird but mum never asks me how I am because she doesn't. want me to be well. Her bff was not alright but you couldn't ask, her face was as black as thunder and her mood was appalling. She's one of those people to whom whatever you do is not correct and is liable to bring on a rage from mum's bff plus mum's bff once hit one of her colleagues at work and doesn't like people going out.
 
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Sadly they are not alright.
 
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Thinking about my awkward response to "what's up" at work. Sometimes I really don't know how to respond to that. It seems obvious that they would know the answer, with the fact that I am coming into work and nothing is going on, aside from that. But I realize it is a common greeting and that I am way too literal at times.
 
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How are you today @soulsearcher, your crisis team seems about as useless as the one here in Notts.
 
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How are you today @soulsearcher, your crisis team seems about as useless as the one here in Notts.
Still half asleep so can't tell yet,
Yea absolutely useless

You'd think they'd have the decency to ring....

You got any sleep mate?
 
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Not yet matie, guzzling relentless to stay awake until later. Going to play some ESO in a bit, if I'm still awake later might go the Buddhist centre for meditation drop in.
 
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Not yet matie, guzzling relentless to stay awake until later. Going to play some ESO in a bit, if I'm still awake later might go the Buddhist centre for meditation drop in.
How often do you go to the Buddhist centre?

Do you have to wear anything in particular or just anything?

What's ESO stand for?
 
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I don't go that often really, you don't have to wear anything but I better find some clean socks as you take your shoes off. I've done about an hours meditation in 20 to 30 minute sessions last night. ESO is Elder Scrolls Online. I'm seriously thinking about going to stay at a monastery for a bit though.
 
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I don't go that often really, you don't have to wear anything but I better find some clean socks as you take your shoes off. I've done about an hours meditation in 20 to 30 minute sessions last night. ESO is Elder Scrolls Online. I'm seriously thinking about going to stay at a monastery for a bit though.
Yea that's like that in a mosque too

Hate it when I get to the mosque and realize I've got a hole in my socks lol

Yea heard of the game but never played it

Staying in a monastery that sounds cool, what sort of stuff would you do there?

Do you have to pay to stay there?
 
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@soulsearcher, you don't have to pay but they appreciate a donation as Buddhist monks don't have money - they live off what they are given by the lay community (or at least that's the way it works in Theravada - the rules are slightly different for the other schools). When there you read, meditate and discuss the teachings.
 
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You woke up any yet, matie. How are you feeling today.
 
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@soulsearcher, you don't have to pay but they appreciate a donation as Buddhist monks don't have money - they live off what they are given by the lay community (or at least that's the way it works in Theravada - the rules are slightly different for the other schools). When there you read, meditate and discuss the teachings.
That sounds really cool

How long do you normally stay for?

Giving donations puts less pressure on the individual too
 
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It depends, I'm thinking just 3 or 4 days to begin with as it means getting up at 3.30 in the morning for chanting and meditation.
 

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