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  • Day 1 - bring it on

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    Nevar
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:02 pm

    Day 1 - bring it on

    Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:10 pm

    Just starting on the challenge. Not sure how I will go
    Or what will happen or even if this approach will actually work or help. - hope it does. 🤞
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    Calvin (facilitator)
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    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:20 pm

    Hi there @Nevar
    Welcome to the forums! Good on you for taking that first step! :D
    Can you tell us more about your journey towards tackling the gambling habit?
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    Nevar
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    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:02 pm

    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:29 pm

    Calvin (facilitator) wrote: Hi there @Nevar
    Welcome to the forums! Good on you for taking that first step! :D
    Can you tell us more about your journey towards tackling the gambling habit?
    Tried a few self motivated approaches but unfort not much success. Hoping a peer group and forum will make a diff
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    Calvin (facilitator)
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    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:39 pm

    Thats okay, different things work for different people. In the meantime it can be helpful to figure out when your trigger times are, what urges you experience during those trigger times and also what activities you can do to help distract you.

    @pamela @JinxyWolf @doug Any support or words of advice you have for our new member Nevar?
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    Nevar
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:02 pm

    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:24 pm

    Cheers - appreciate the comments
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1909
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:18 am

    Hi Nevar and good on you for coming here.
    Everyone fights this battle in different ways.
    How did you feel the last time you gambled?
    Write those feelings down and when you get an urge read what you wrote ,absorb those feelings and then decide if thats how you want to feel again.
    Take it one day at a time and don't think too far ahead,get through one day ,then the next day.
    You can do this and tell yourself "I won't gamble today"
    Good luck
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    Nevar
    Junior Member
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    Joined: Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:02 pm

    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:42 pm

    Thx Pamela

    Thx for the kind comments

    - and so Day 2 is almost over - only 98 to go !
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    pamela
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    Posts: 1909
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:27 pm

    2 days is well on the way..you can do this..take each day one at a time..try not to overtime, or think too far ahead
    Keep moving forward
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    doug
    Senior Member
    Posts: 378
    Joined: Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:51 pm

    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:56 pm

    hi Nevar
    Some times when you write down how you feel it helps.
    No magic cures.
    But any effort you put into helping yourself will help.
    Sometime we may not feel like we are not understood or even understand ourselves.
    Its ok to admit that.
    I don't usually, but even taking time to write down how we feel is a stepping stone regardless.
    Have a nice day
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    Calvin (facilitator)
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    Re: Day 1 - bring it on

    Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:29 pm

    Yes @doug writing is such a useful way to get down what you're feeling/thinking or to keep track of goals :)
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