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jademountain
31
7 months ago

Advice for keeping calm when something’s lost

I keep losing track of belongings randomly and I get so panicky that I feel I become worse at looking for/finding it. Any advice would be appreciated đź’•

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sammi717
6mo

Same here. I get flustered/panicked when I cant find something, and if Im on a time schedule, (at home only) I tend to get angry. I do find my best luck when I can get myself to walk away for a few minutes and calm myself down. The only thing is...there isnt always time to do that! So I'll gladly hear any tips also!

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6mo

How much do you need the thing this second, if I can I try and walk away and do something else to let myself decompress from the lost/searching panic. Doesn't always work, Tuesday I had a full sit down on the floor crying panic attack because I couldn't find something I needed for my son. I couldn't find it any of the places that I usually loose or set things down... turns out I put it aside in a really obvious place so I wouldn't loose it and freak out. It's all a day by day balancing act most of the time.

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catnapsallday
6mo

I use a breathing app/website to focus on deep breaths. I also drink some water. That helps calm my nerves a bit. Then once I’m calm, I retrace my last steps

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