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Homework For Depressed People [Apr. 27th, 2009|06:53 pm]
Kelly J. Cooper
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If you are a depressed person, or you suffer from bouts of depression, or yer just friggin' cranky, I don't care, I have a HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT FOR YOU!

Do you ever save funny/cute pictures onto your computer? Cat macros or kooky wild animal antics or zoo babies or whatever?

If not, first go get a bunch of whatever types of pictures make you smile and laugh.

Seriously.

Go.

The homework can't be done until you've got a bunch of them.

I'll wait...

Done?

Ok, now either make a slide show or create a directory with the best pictures in it & use your computer's default "slideshow" feature. Or even set up your viewer in "filmstrip" style and make the window take up your whole screen, doesn't matter.

Now, next time you feel like crap, or you're depressed, or you're sad, or just feeling kinda bluish down-in-the-dumps poopy, WATCH YOUR SLIDESHOW.

Don't think about it. Don't analyze it. Don't put it off until later.

TAKE A COUPLE MINUTES AND WATCH THE DAMN SLIDE SHOW.

There. Now you should feel a little better. And you might make it through another day.

Good luck.
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From: i_leonardo
2009-04-27 11:36 pm (UTC)
i don't really have a depression problem, but a picture of a chicken is guaranteed to preempt *anything* going on in brain. srsly.
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[User Picture]From: missionista
2009-04-27 11:59 pm (UTC)
I use cute overload for this exact purpose.
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From: shostack
2009-04-28 01:48 am (UTC)
Dude, I use cute overload for this exact purpose also!
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From: n5red
2009-04-28 12:03 am (UTC)
Bite me.
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[User Picture]From: kjc
2009-04-28 04:32 am (UTC)
Ha!

Nobody MAKES you do anything, dude.

So please, bite me.
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From: (Anonymous)
2009-04-28 12:54 am (UTC)

sounds great!

i think i'll go download a bunch of pictures of douchebags with emo haircuts getting their heads kicked in.

my happy place!
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[User Picture]From: thespian
2009-04-28 01:42 am (UTC)
i just watch boxsledding kitty. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfGOlEizUUs
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[User Picture]From: lillibet
2009-04-28 05:06 am (UTC)
I often use daily_alice (or her Flickr feed, which is easier to slideshow) for this purpose. I was really touched to find out recently that I'm not the only one.
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