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  • Turning the negative into positive

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    Anita44
    Senior Member
    Posts: 362
    Joined: Sat May 08, 2021 9:30 pm

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Sat May 29, 2021 8:40 pm

    Hi printemps it's been a very busy week for me which is good, the more I work I more I can afford to paid off bill soon so I'm happy with that, I let go my pass n concentrate what happen today instead.
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    KAG
    Member
    Posts: 38
    Joined: Fri May 21, 2021 4:37 pm

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Sat May 29, 2021 9:46 pm

    Thanks @Printemps for your support I really like how you help me to see in what I am doing and feels like you understand my struggle and I should be proud which Is a good reminder for me that I can do this

    ❤️
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    KAG
    Member
    Posts: 38
    Joined: Fri May 21, 2021 4:37 pm

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Sun May 30, 2021 9:11 pm

    Day 9 and it was another good day

    I treated myself to a pedicure today it was very relaxing and I took time for me to rest as I am feeling really tired today had lots going on I am trying to do more self care !

    And reflecting I have tried so many times to give up but this time I think this journal is helping to get my feeling and thoughts out of my head and the positive feedback and your support so big thanks it’s keeping me on the right track 🙏
    😴 ❤️✅🌻👏
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    Lovely Cat Lady
    Moderator
    Posts: 526
    Joined: Mon May 03, 2021 9:30 am

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Mon May 31, 2021 10:50 am

    Hi @KAG,

    Day 10 today! :D

    Nice, good on you for treating yourself with a pedicure. It's great to hear you're trying to do more self-care, there's so many benefits to it, both physically and mentally.

    Yay! So glad to hear that. You got this! Yes, journaling is a fantastic tool. And you're most welcome, we're here to support you all the way. :);

    You're doing such a great job, keep up the good work! :cool:
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    TheTiges
    Moderator
    Posts: 82
    Joined: Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:32 pm

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:05 pm

    hey guys, it's Saturday again and that means it's time for turning negatives into positives!

    I've been really busy lately and haven't had a lot of down time, but I have been able to get a lot done and I know that I'm able to push through and get everything I need to finish finished!

    The weather hasn't been very good, But I've been able to stay in and focus on some admin I haven't been able to finish for uni and work!

    @Jimap @Damaged_Armour @KAG @Menz199 @Panta @Kevcollingwood @vincent1919 Have you guys got some things you'd like to add? :o
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    Jimap
    Member
    Posts: 51
    Joined: Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:17 pm

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Sun Jun 13, 2021 7:38 am

    Finding positives in the finalisation of my property settlement for all my family even my ex partner. Accepting that there is sadness but also new beginnings whatever that looks like for both of us…
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    Lovely Cat Lady
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    Posts: 526
    Joined: Mon May 03, 2021 9:30 am

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:57 pm

    Wow @Jimap, lots going on for you and your family with the settlement I can imagine. How are you going with it all?

    Love the positive mindset, one chapter ends with all it entailed but a new begins with lots of new possibilities. :);
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    Damaged_Armour
    Senior Member
    Posts: 104
    Joined: Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:17 pm

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:59 am

    I'd like to add that alcohol weakens your will. I try stay off it. I'm not talking blind drunk, more like a couple glasses. So stay off the drink if you can.

    Perfect example this weekend. I don't usually drink but had a night out with the lads Thursday which was the catalyst for me drinking every evening until last night when I pumped $500 into the pokies.

    Stay off the drink.
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    There's No such thing as "Just Once"

    You want to stop gambling? Ok great, put your boxing gloves on.
    Lovely Cat Lady
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    Posts: 526
    Joined: Mon May 03, 2021 9:30 am

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:17 am

    Hey @Damaged_Armour,

    Good advice re- the drink, big slippery slope.

    Hope you're not beating yourself too much about it. It can happen to anyone. :);
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    Jimap
    Member
    Posts: 51
    Joined: Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:17 pm

    Re: Turning the negative into positive

    Mon Jun 14, 2021 2:59 pm

    Hi @Lovely Cat Lady i am actually going okay, feeling a little sad but that’s to be expected. I do worry still for my ex but I need to think about my self and our children first and doing what is right for me and them financially. I am facing reality and not living in a fantasy land, believing he will change overnight.
    And @Damaged_Armour at least you are brave enough to admit that alcohol can be a trigger for the gambling and not living in denial 👍
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