How do you deal with stress?

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  1. osaka35
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    osaka35 Instrucional Designer

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    My weekly work load consist of 20 hours a week working on a research database and various other tech things. The rest of the time I'm reading painfully written and boring text books, researching, and writing. I swear, I think I've written about 100 pages these past few months.

    I've learned very little from this, and it feels mainly like busy work. In Master level courses about instructional design, this kind of saps all of my desire and fire for actually doing the work. And it stresses me out.

    So! How do you deal with your stress? I comment on facebook and here on gbatemp. I also like to look at techy gadgets and clean my girlfriends apartment, trying not to think my profession of choice is a joke.
     
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  2. Posghetti

    Posghetti Greninja Master

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    I literally crack a window in my room and just put headphones into my ears and escape the world for however long I need to.

    Only Song I Listen to Deal With Stress
     
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  3. VinsCool

    VinsCool Delusional

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    A drink and music works well for me.
     
  4. DeslotlCL

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    let me tell you what i do with the following quote:

    "Usually I keep my sadness/stress pent up inside where it can fester quietly as a mental illness."
     
  5. Lilith Valentine

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    I spam GBATemp and drink too much. I also hack my systems.
     
  6. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Undeclared Shitposter 2.1

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    I just cry and drink the feels away..
     
  7. McWhiters9511

    McWhiters9511 That's Rad Bro

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    i just remind myself that nothing matters in the long run. no need to sweat over it. if it needs to be done itll get it done. otherwise it wasnt rly neccesary
     
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  8. Ethevion

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    This guy knows, I typically stop giving a shit to deal with it
     
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  9. Zero72463

    Zero72463 GBAtemp Maniac

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    You think to yourself "Is it all worth it in the end?".
     
  10. VinsCool

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    Interesting. Sometimes I drink, then I cry.
     
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    proflayton123 Undeclared Shitposter 2.1

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    Usually both..
     
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  12. osaka35
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    The answer is always no, but it's still worth trying I figure.
     
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    I jerk off to porn normally just listen to music, sometimes watch a funny video (like ol Strong Bad), or drink orange soda
     
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  14. Alkéryn

    Alkéryn Master of cookies ~

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    I never have stress even in the most stressful situations i'm like Ow it's the end of the world ? whatever i don't give a fuck
    the answer is to not give a fuck about thing because even if you do it will change nothing so why bother
    If i have exams, i try to sucess but i don't care whether or not will have a good mark thus i don't stress and can work peacefully
     
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  15. H1B1Esquire

    H1B1Esquire RxTools, the ultimate CFW machine.

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    Drugs are fun; l-trytophan, nicotine, caffine, alcohol, all of those together, with other drugs. Really, they all lead to a deeper depression.
    The best thing to do is either a small, easy-to-complete task, (insert obvious joke here) like organize one cupboard/fridge or do something you enjoyed as a child, but can put an adult twist on, like playing with shadow puppets, with your genitals. So much fun.

    tl;dc: amuse yourself or better yourself. because science and reasons with your brain's chemistry.
     
  16. Chary

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    It's cheesy as all heck, but stop for a moment, and think of 10 things you're grateful for in this world.

    Deep breath. What makes you happy? Go from there. Take your mind off what's bothering you right now. Don't let it worry you in this moment. What are you excited for?

    Just something that's helped me a few times.
     
  17. Veho

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    I deal with it with stress eating.
     
  18. yuyuyup

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    I scream at my dog as hard as I can
     
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    i play video games and listen to some old school hip hop/rap.
     
  20. Meteor7

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    I get really pissed off, work out a bunch, then sadly play the piano when I'm too tired to feel angry.
    Though it's not exactly a deliberate process I made for dealing with stress, it's just something that happens.
     
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