trapped mental health

I Feel Trapped

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I feel trapped.  I feel caged by my own fear and circumstance.  I hate it.  I hate feeling this way.  It stops me from enjoying my life as it forces me to focus on the bars that surround me. I hate my job.  Not dislike it, find it inconvenient sometimes, […]

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Melancholy Man

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I used to look at my past and shudder. I did some terrible things that only youth would let you get away with. I deliberately avoid people and places that link me to the past because I’m ashamed to introduce my present to it, but recently I’ve been looking at it with exceptionally rose tinted glasses. Every now and again I look back and rather than recoil with disgust I actually miss it. I miss the fun and reckless abandonment. I miss the spontaneity and care free attitude towards life.

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Entertaining Bored Kids

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My kids get bored very easily but they react to the boredom very differently. Olivia will tend to just sit in silence, or cuddle up to me and let the time drift away. George becomes agitated, energetic, hyperactive, craves attention, demands inspiration and becomes all consuming. There are a few things that seem to appease my kids when boredom begins to set in, these are their top 5.