What is your manly way to cheer up when you are sad?

Title says it all, i hope there is actually something :) And it doesn't have to be manly in the way that you wrestle with some bears, any ways counts. I don't even know why i put that there, just sounds better i suppose.

Tags: Cheer, up

Views: 2297

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Well, actually I do wrestle bears, because it's good cardio.

To cheer up?  Pray.  Think about what I'm blue about, and address it.  And if I feel a need for a treat:  sushi, or sitting in a hot tub.

I never learned to pray :( And they even hunted away all bears here...what a shame.

The simplest way for a beginner to learn to pray is to make a gratitude list.

Time to pick up a new skill?


I don't know why I didn't think of this to start with.  The best thing to do when you have something to feel sad about is (wait for it)

feel sad.

"What you resist, will persist."  Feel the sadness and have done with it.  Evade it and it's still there waiting for you.

(And I know why I didn't think of it.  It's because I'd rather flee sadness than go through it, like so many.)

I agree with this.  If you hold too much in, you tend to hurt those around you that really care about you.

Get off the Internet for one. Don't take that as an insult, I honestly believe that the internet is a drain on your mental health when you're already depressed. Then go do something that is productive to you. Go read a book, go for a run or to the gym, go chop some wood, anything, as long as it takes a little work and you can say you got something done. Being productive reaffirms your worth as a man, moping around in front of a screen degrades it.

Thanks, it sounds right what you are saying. I should catch some sleep. The internet is probably the biggest problem in my life.

Why do you think the internet is a drain on mental health? Any sources? I'm not trying to be an ass or anything because I think you could be right.  

It's a huge time vacuum for one. And spending hours on end doing anything isn't good for you, especially when it involves you sitting alone in front of a screen. Call it personal experience.

I don't have a source either but now that i think about it i can totally second Davids opinion.

Yeah, I'd like to see sources myself.  I couldn't do my job without the internet, and work with it with no ill effects.

I'm not arguing against Internet use, especially work use. I'm saying that excessive personal use doesn't help when you're dealing with mild depression


Latest Activity

Nick H replied to Mongoose's discussion Glitter Beards, the New Trend!!!
"You have quite an eclectic imagination when it comes to porn."
50 minutes ago
Sir replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"And it's especially dumb to call for a no-fly zone over an area where public enemy number one doesn't have airplanes.  Last I heard, anyway.  If so, let 'em fly, and shoot 'em down."
59 minutes ago
Sir replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"Sounds like the first three are just stupid.  They know there's a term "no-fly" zone that kept us theoretically involved in controlling Iraq through the 90's, without any political cost, and so they endorse the phrase…"
1 hour ago
Elliot James replied to Jimmy Morang's discussion Leggings/Tights for Men
"I wear leggings when I work out, and if I have nothing else to wear then I'll throw them on while I'm doing laundry. They're honestly more comfortable than any of the sweatpants I own and because of the material I don't really…"
3 hours ago
Shane replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
"Jen, Rubio, and Clinton want a no fly zone over Syria, meaning a direct confrontation with everyone flying in Syria, to include Syrians and Russians. Look at what's happening now because Turkey got uppity. Cruz's flat tax isn't half…"
3 hours ago
E. Chris updated their profile
3 hours ago
Carl Monster replied to 2risewhenfallen's discussion Opinions Needed on Love Letter to an.... Ex
"Cut-off ear enclosure optional."
3 hours ago
Specs replied to Jimmy Morang's discussion Leggings/Tights for Men
"Nah. The OP asked how we felt about it. I said how I felt about it. Somehow that turns into a argument. I'm good."
3 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service