–breathe evenly and consistently and not hold my breath.
–go to the gym
–reread Harry Potter
–look at cat memes on the internet
–cuddle/play with Daisy
–sit in the sun
–call a friend
–get ahead on homework/work projects
–binge watch Parenthood or Parks and Recreation
–cook natural foods/avoid snacking even though all I ever want always especially when sad is Cheetoes.
–read a frivolous magazine
–list out what i like about myself
–plan a getaway
–sign up for a race
–clean my apartment
–snap out of the past
–forgive myself for not quite yet knowing how to let the little things go
–remember that i like being with just me
–take a bubble bath
–light some candles
–buy something new and pretty and comfortable that fits me
–daydream about solitary hikes in the mountains/beach naps
–remember that it’s okay to be sad/anxious sometimes, that it will pass.