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Concentration

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by totalburnout, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. totalburnout

    totalburnout Well-Known Member VIP

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    Why can't I concentrate right now?

    Jesus, I'm looking for every excuse possible to not start working and I'm going to wind up being up all night.
     
  2. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    You're just being a lazy bum. Welcome to the club.
     
  3. totalburnout

    totalburnout Well-Known Member VIP

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    Unfortunately this isn't true, I just can't seem to concentrate.

    A lot on my mind that keeps jumping around and won't let me sit still and really dig into my work.
     
  4. Black Widow g2

    Black Widow g2 *princess*

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    Then you've just answered your question. I have that problem all the time. Always happens right when I'm trying to go to sleep. Kept me up a few nights this month.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    I have a lot of shit on my mind as well, car, work, house, women, women, women, car, car, work, women, car...

    It's exhausting, but in the end I still sit around trying to motivate myself to get up when I can to work on things, but that rarely happens.
     
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    totalburnout Well-Known Member VIP

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    Thats the kicker, when bad things always happen before I have to get something done.
     
  7. Black Widow g2

    Black Widow g2 *princess*

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    A wise person once told me this: you can control it, you just have to want to. I apparently keep dwelling on the issue and my mind can't let go of it for a while. Read a book... or whatever relaxes your mind. Or you can take some Scullcap herb. It will relax the brain enough for you to focus on other things... for me, sleep. It doesn't impair your brain function, though.
     
  8. Black Widow g2

    Black Widow g2 *princess*

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    Amen, brother. Maybe just change your perspective and tell yourself it's not that bad while you're needing to get something done? I know it's false and your brain will 'argue' with you, but maybe you can be able to just dissect that issue later. I've realized a few things... if I may share a story.

    I lost my job recently, which I was quite stressed and upset about, naturally. Not even a day later I get a call saying my grandmother almost died. She was found in her garage suffering the heat for 2 days. My father was calling her like he normally does every few days just to check on her since she lives alone. After 3 hours of not getting a hold of her, he calls her neighbors to ask if they'd seen her. They say no, so he asks if they'd go over to see if she's home and they found her. I digress. Needless to say, she's was in the hospital and my mother is unable to drive due to her seizures. If I were working, I'd have been unable to dedicate a week to driving him up to see his mother. It seemed that along with all this there were a lot of other things that happened to me within that small period of time and it looked like maybe it was a blessing even though I fell on a hard spot.

    All I can say is, try to fool yourself for a little while into thinking it's not so bad. It's worked for me before. :p
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    spank it, take a shower, and start again.

    works for me :)
     
  10. Black Widow g2

    Black Widow g2 *princess*

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    You have a girlfriend. Get her to spank it, take a shower, send her home, start again. lol
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    no, its not the same thing.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    :werd:

    self gratification FTW :D
     
  13. Black Widow g2

    Black Widow g2 *princess*

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    I know, I'm just post whoring. But, on a more personal note... I don't know how you guys do it. I fail at self gratification.
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    You need me to self gratify you.

    That is all.
     
  15. get_nick

    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    therefore you fail at life. ^_^
     
  16. Black Widow g2

    Black Widow g2 *princess*

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    Eh, I don't own any toys. I get bored trying to do it. :shrug:
     
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    Hahaha, that's what my girl says too. She gets bored and tired, and eventually just gives up. That's where I come in :D

    Burnout, try doing something relaxing for half an hour. Get a massage, take a hot shower, put on some soothing music, anything that gets your mind off things. Or you can just spank it like B.

    Even though it's too late now, for next time.
     
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