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One minute I held the key, next the walls were closed on me...

Help me go back to being a happy girl. [more inside]
posted by cobain_angel on Jul 20, 2009 - 20 answers

Mites - An Itch That Can't Be Scratched...

Mites - is moving only option? Will we take them with us? [more inside]
posted by curiositykilledthelemur on Jul 1, 2009 - 7 answers

She may be my best friend, but I'm not hers...

How can I deal with the fact that my best friend is not inviting me to her wedding? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 19, 2009 - 90 answers

"Lonely, I'm Mr. Lonely, I have nobody for my own..."

How can I make myself feel better when I'm feeling lonely and depressed? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 3, 2009 - 30 answers

Why do minor chords sound cold?

Why do minor chords sound cold? [more inside]
posted by dunkadunc on May 31, 2009 - 16 answers

how did you feel when you turned 40?

How did you feel when you turned 40? [more inside]
posted by bananaskin on May 24, 2009 - 30 answers

Sountrack for sadness

Soundtrack ideas needed. [more inside]
posted by Eddie Mars on Apr 5, 2009 - 17 answers

Why did this happen?

Why would a 21 year old guy have ED issues for no apparent reason? [NSFW] [personal drama] [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 1, 2009 - 18 answers

Is this SAD, or something else?

Is it Seasonal Affective Disorder, or something else? [more inside]
posted by deeper red on Mar 29, 2009 - 14 answers

Need to shed some light...

Where can I get a light therapy box for S.A.D. in Toronto? [more inside]
posted by yellowbinder on Feb 12, 2009 - 12 answers

What to do when depression disrupts your relationships?

What to do when depression disrupts your relationships? [more inside]
posted by mintchip on Jan 30, 2009 - 13 answers

I'm Moving Out

Sort of like a question I asked before, but not quite as whimsical. I've reached the end of the lease with the apartment my wife and I live in. It's up as of February 1st and that's perfect, because we'd like to be out by then. The problem is that they're asking for a 60 day written notice and we just gave them notice today. In the last 7 days, Mrs. Bageena's father died and while we were out of town for the funeral, someone broke into our apartment and robbed us. [more inside]
posted by Bageena on Jan 19, 2009 - 12 answers

Have years of poor sleep hygiene ruined me from using a sunrise alarm clock?

Will my sunrise alarm clock ever work for me? And other tips on regulating my sleeping schedule? [more inside]
posted by cosmic osmo on Dec 28, 2008 - 12 answers

Give us a soundtrack for our walk away from the apocalypse

I am looking for songs that call to mind (music-wise, rather than lyrics-wise) the rather specific feeling of walking or driving away from a great disaster that has left one greatly scarred, but alive: Post-apocalyptic victory songs. [more inside]
posted by millipede on Dec 2, 2008 - 41 answers

To find a misplaced laptop in NYC?

My roommate just left his laptop in a car (from a car service) that he flagged down (i.e. he doesn't know what service it was) in Greenpoint (NYC). Is he totally screwed?
posted by unknowncommand on Nov 12, 2008 - 7 answers

Help Me Not Be SAD

I'm heading into my first Northern European winter, and all of my Berlin friends are regaling me with stories of months spent in a state of unrelenting malaise while developing alcohol problems and watching people throw themselves on to the Bahn tracks. I had problems with depression even when I lived in California, so I'm trying to develop a strategy for a suicide-free season. My primary question: will the sunbeds at my local pool constitute "light therapy"? [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog on Oct 22, 2008 - 15 answers

The kindly one

Is it normal to become exhausted after feeling intense anger or sadness that is accompanied by no particular physical activity? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 3, 2008 - 12 answers

Should I just pick up the phone and call?

Should I suck it up and extend an olive branch or wait for her to contact me? [Long, long post. Apologies] [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 13, 2008 - 12 answers

How to deal with post-robbery anxiety?

Broken car window, stolen iPod. Yep, I'm a careless idiot. Looking for info on renter's insurance (too little, too late?), potential new generations of iPods, dealing with emotional anxiety after being robbed. [more inside]
posted by booknerd on Apr 30, 2008 - 21 answers

I don't listen to what they're saying because then I'd be crying instead of dancing...

I'm trying to put together a list of the happiest sounding songs with the saddest lyrics... can you help? [more inside]
posted by twiggy on Apr 18, 2008 - 106 answers

Help a 22-year-old female deal with a relapse of her depression.

I'm a 22-year-old female, dealing with a relapse of depression/almost-quarter-life crisis. I'm doing the therapy + medication thing, but what else I can do to help me get out of this rut? How do you deal with relapses of depression? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 14, 2008 - 19 answers

Light box model recommendations for seasonal affective disorder?

I'm interested in purchasing a light box to help combat seasonal affective disorder (SAD); can anyone recommend (or warn against) specific models that they (or someone they know) have used?
posted by korpios on Feb 21, 2008 - 12 answers

Super depressing winter murder movie.

Forgotten movie: Winter, small crashed plane in the woods, bag of money, resulting woes. Spoilers inside. [more inside]
posted by agentofselection on Feb 14, 2008 - 11 answers

Turn my sad into awesome.

How do I stop spending energy on being sad and be productive instead? [more inside]
posted by youcancallmeal on Feb 7, 2008 - 18 answers

Virtual Windows

How do I make fake windows? [more inside]
posted by Lord_Pall on Jan 16, 2008 - 7 answers

Help me make it through the sunshine

Anyone here familiar with the polar opposite of SAD disorder? Or to be more specific it seems a majority of people in every culture suffer varying degrees of sadness and 'the blues' during short and/or inclement weather days. Any number of studies confirm this But what if so called 'beautiful' days depress you? [more inside]
posted by dawson on Jan 12, 2008 - 23 answers

Long lost short story: A pride of lions. She looks so tiny in her isolette. A flock of doves.

I'm trying to find a vaguely remembered short story. The story was about a woman whose baby was in the NICU and then passes away. What I distinctly remember is that peppered throughout the story were phrases such as "A pride of lions. A gaggle of geese. A flock of doves." Lists of names for collectives of animals started and ended the piece, I think. In between was a very sad story about a baby, including the line "unplug my baby like he's a toaster?" or something very similar. Sound familiar to anyone?
posted by bonheur on Jan 10, 2008 - 5 answers

Battery pack for SAD lightbox (Apollo Health P1)

Where in northern Virginia can I get a battery pack for my SAD lightbox? It's the P1 from Apollo Health, and I'm hoping for a battery pack before a trip this weekend. Thanks for any help!
posted by selfmedicating on Jan 10, 2008 - 1 answer

So SAD. Illuminate me.

I've been aware of a tendency toward winter blues for many years, but this winter is really kicking my ass already. I think I'm ready to look into a little treatment, and I'd like some advice. Yep, I've read all of the previous AskMes on this. [more inside]
posted by desuetude on Dec 19, 2007 - 19 answers

"From now on, we'll have to muddle through somehow/So have yourself a Merry Little Christmas now."

"Emotionally ambivalent" Christmas Songs? [more inside]
posted by Jaybo on Dec 15, 2007 - 40 answers

Music to make me cry?

I've been listening to Johnny Cash's American V and it is breaking my heart. I'm in a wallowing mood and looking for other such raw emotional songs that are relatively simple (not a lot of instruments). Any genre. [more inside]
posted by beautifulcheese on Nov 28, 2007 - 57 answers

What are some funny tearjerkers?

Movie recommendation time: what are some funny tearjerkers? [more inside]
posted by Sticherbeast on Nov 11, 2007 - 62 answers

Help me ID this piece!

What is the music behind this page? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Oct 16, 2007 - 4 answers

Lamps for the plants and SAD?

Lamps for the plants and me? [more inside]
posted by a robot made out of meat on Oct 5, 2007 - 6 answers

Me and Me against ... Lenovo?

I've worked as a technology consultant and technician for nearly 17 years and in all that time, I have never been so upset by a technology purchase. About 40 days ago, I purchased a Lenovo X61t (tablet) laptop. One problem appeared immediately out of the box, the other two have developed: 1. Will not enter sleep mode. (Out of the box) 2. Dead pixel in the center of the screen. (developed) 3. Bezel is coming unglued from the screen. (developing) I would gladly have them repair it, but they've stated to me that they will not do it because they aren't sure whether the bezel issue is a defect or not, the sleep issue could be Vista related, and they allow for a minimum of eight dead pixels. Am I screwed? Do I have any means to ratchet up the pressure. Texas doesn't seem to have any lemon laws that would help me here and while I've heard of attempting to contact higher-ups or even small claims court, I am not sure how to do such things. Any advice?
posted by tcv on Sep 8, 2007 - 10 answers

Depress and sadden me with your beautiful melodies.

How about recommending some songs like "Everybody's Talkin' at Me" from Midnight Cowboy? I explain more inside. [more inside]
posted by sneakin on Apr 22, 2007 - 74 answers

Good Dog! Silly Woman!

Why do dog shows make me cry? [more inside]
posted by oflinkey on Mar 8, 2007 - 73 answers

How do I become less lazy?

How do I become less lazy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 8, 2007 - 24 answers

Sayonara, Mr.Roboto

Help me identify a sad robot movie from the 80s. [more inside]
posted by Isabeau Sahen on Oct 1, 2006 - 12 answers

let the sunshine in

Has anyone had any experience with light therapy for SAD? [more inside]
posted by Lillitatiana on Sep 28, 2006 - 14 answers

Sad lightboxes make me happy

How does the kelvin and lux ratings of a light relate to how effective that light will be for treating SAD? [more inside]
posted by twine42 on Sep 28, 2006 - 19 answers

i need more sad songs

i need more suggestions on the saddest songs [more inside]
posted by grafholic on May 8, 2006 - 92 answers

What tune does the worlds smallest violin play?

What tune does the smallest violin in the world play? [more inside]
posted by fossphur on Jan 9, 2006 - 17 answers

Light Therapy for SAD

I need practical advice about light therapy for SAD. [more inside]
posted by rongorongo on Nov 16, 2005 - 7 answers

What could have poisoned the kitty?

My friend's (strictly indoor) cat recently died of poisoning. Potential causes? [more inside]
posted by unknowncommand on Oct 31, 2005 - 14 answers

what can we do to help a real little kid with cancer and his parents?

my girlfriends nephew (2.5 years old) just had emergency neurosurgery for a presumed cancerous tumor in his cerebellum ... what can we do to help him and his parents?
posted by specialk420 on Sep 27, 2005 - 13 answers

What are the saddest songs?

What are the saddest songs you can think of? [more inside]
posted by Sticherbeast on Sep 21, 2005 - 155 answers

Emotional support for dogs?

How can you help a dog deal with the loneliness after the death of a sibling? [more inside]
posted by monsta coty scott on Jun 6, 2005 - 7 answers

intense / complex classical music

What classical music is complex, more intense, or moving? [more inside]
posted by mdn on Mar 24, 2005 - 80 answers

Why do I associate Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree with great tragedy?

Why do I associate Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree with great tragedy?
posted by cillit bang on Dec 22, 2004 - 33 answers

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