What are some you-things you love that you haven't been doing lately?

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Diana

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#1
HELLO I AM DIANA AND I SUFFER FROM LIFE LONG DEPRESSIONS (⊙◇◉)

As such sometimes I go through periods where I stop existing and I turn in to this lump where even things I love doing sound like too much effort. Ò,Ó Recently I realized I haven't even been making real dinners anymore and I am a fatass owl that fucking loves food and cooking food. So this week I put together an entire grocery list of meals I actually have to get my ass up in the kitchen choppin' and searing shit. This bitch is gonna create a signature meatloaf.

WHICH BRINGS ME TO MY TOPIC!

We all have little things we love doing and sometimes we let life and bad feels get in the way and we forget to self-care and dedicate time to us. Some other things I love to do include painting and collecting shiny rocks.

What are some little things that you love to do that you've been neglecting lately? Why haven't you put aside time for them? What CAN you do to give yourself some more you-time?
 

Kitti

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#2
When I go into stress mode, it's hard for me to use my thoughts for fun and creative things like thinking about characters and stories, roleplay or not. When I'm feeling ok, I usually tell myself little stories all the time when I'm walking, etc. but I realised lately that I've been less those thoughts be anxious worried ones instead so I've been trying to actively redirect them. Making sure that I'm allotting enough time to reading helps with that by keeping the creative engines warmed up, too.
 

Nemopedia

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#3
I actually took some me-time recently to get myself back on rails again. Though, I admit it hasn’t been as effective as I hoped. At least I picked up reading again, which I have done shamefully little.

I’m hoping that by working less and summer coming up I will also have more time to write and to fold origami again. Writing has been coming easier to me, because I have at least my phone everywhere, but folding papers is a bit weird and hard to do on the trains. Asides from that I simply haven’t found any designs that holds my interest enough. Though, usually I’m more motivated to fold when I tell myself it is a gift for someone, so perhaps I should cheat myself into thinking that.
 
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#4
Reading. I just don't have time between life stuff and work stuff. So now I have this enormous backlog of books which sucks, because I have Doctor Who books I wanna enjoy. I should probably listen to more of the audio dramas, I just forget I have a handful. xD
 
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I bounce between the two depending on the roleplay.
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Sci-Fi, Fantasy, an assortment of Fandoms.
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Anime, Furry, Drama, Modern Fantasy
#5
Reading. I haven't been reading as much as I should I feel pretty terrible about it. This post reminded me to get back into that, so much thanks.
 

Adrian

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#7
Needle felting and, ironically, role-playing.

I forgot my needle felting set at my old place and haven't had the opportunity to get off my ass and do something about it. I don't roleplay as much as I used to anymore either, mainly because I've been spending less and less time on my computer. When I do go online, it's usually to do other things nowadays.
 

Kat

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#8
Reading is something I've been neglecting. I used to read soooo much before my depression in my teen years and now I only read on occasion. I haven't put time aside because I'm always so focused on everything else. I could set aside time... but I would probably turn to my laptop for writing in a split second. >_>
 

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#9
Cooking. Or, for that matter, eating dinner. Too lazy to cook after coming home. Too lazy to go out. Too stingy to opt into delivery fees every day.

I don't idly worldbuild at all anymore, and I also haven't DMed in a hot minute and likely won't for a long time. I'm behind on quite a few graphic novel series, and haven't been keeping up with the offseason trade/transfer news of sports like basketball and soccer.

Haven't gone "clubbin'" in a hot minute, or most social things; dating, chilling, etc.
 

Kitti

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#10
Cooking. Or, for that matter, eating dinner. Too lazy to cook after coming home. Too lazy to go out. Too stingy to opt into delivery fees every day.

I don't idly worldbuild at all anymore, and I also haven't DMed in a hot minute and likely won't for a long time. I'm behind on quite a few graphic novel series, and haven't been keeping up with the offseason trade/transfer news of sports like basketball and soccer.

Haven't gone "clubbin'" in a hot minute, or most social things; dating, chilling, etc.
Shiz has no time for mortal things like eating or socialising any longer.
Shiz has become meme.
 

Shizuochan

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#11
bitch i never meme
 

Draugvan

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Romance, Yaoi, YA, Horror
#12

Gonzo

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#13
I haven't been on this site in ages. I used to roleplay all the time. I barely have the time to, now. I also used to do a ton of lightshows, but I haven't picked up my gloves in ages.

There's a bunch more, to be honest. The list would be endless. I don't have much motivation or time to do much of what I love, anymore.
 

Pahn

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#14
Reading and cooking. I love cooking, spending hours in the kitchen prepping stuff and seeing the look of bliss on my hubby's face when he eats the deliciousness.

But I'll have no more excuses not to cook now, I'm newly diagnosed with diabetes so this means I'll definitely have to make the effort to cook healthy food everyday and even break out the Crock-Pot.
 

Kitti

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#15
Reading and cooking. I love cooking, spending hours in the kitchen prepping stuff and seeing the look of bliss on my hubby's face when he eats the deliciousness.

But I'll have no more excuses not to cook now, I'm newly diagnosed with diabetes so this means I'll definitely have to make the effort to cook healthy food everyday and even break out the Crock-Pot.
I had a debate about whether to T__T at the diabetes or like the cooking.
So you get this conflicted comment instead!
 

Minerva

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#16
Play video games. I bought a bunch of great games during the Steam Summer Sale and I just haven’t played them for more than two hours.
 

Lightning

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DudexDude. I just can't write for it properly/insecure of my ability to write for it.
#17
Drawing.

My hand is somewhat dying, so I really can't do it everyday.

Pro-tip: if you're self-taught, please do yourself a favour and draw from your arm and NOT from your wrist. You'll thank me later.
 

Greenie

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#18
Reading books as much as I used to.

And writing my own stories. I mean, I do write quite a bit in roleplays and short stories, but writing novels with multiple chapter. I was looking over an incomplete story just yesterday and wa thinking to myself "Man I need to write more."
 

MaryGold

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Furry....
#19
I used to write a lot of stories and read a ton of books.

Sadly, my life has been too preoccupied to write like how I used to and there are no books that I can find and be into these days. Or at least they don't interest me enough to encourage me to finish them.
 

Joan

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#20
Reading. I spend so much time doing other things nowadays and never any time reading D:< I need to fix that.