[I am also new to here, but im really kinda diggin the entire concept of this "place". I'm redoing this entry as to better fit the format, in a more comfortable fashion, for my own OCD (or CDO, in proper order lol)
After in incredibly lengthy first draft in response (which I have decided I would enter as a post or include it in my profile, for those that may like to read a bit more. Consolidating my answer, thusly:
My main way of coping with what is my life: (Is) MUSIC, first and foremost. I absolutely feel, that IF I have music; as long as my earbuds are in & I'm listening to whatever it takes at THAT moment, to keep me going...I'm ok. As long as I've got a slammin base-line and pounding rhythm set to lyrics that affect me (one way or another), I can do anything that I put my mind to and accomplish whatever the task before me, may be.
AND/OR/ALSO: I do what I believe a large percentage of people do. I indulge in other habits that each have their way of placating my mind, so it can handle all of the mental gymnastics I must perform, to get by. DRUGS. Im a HUGE believer in the use of marijuana, for ANY use..PERIOD. It IS the ONE thing in the world, that can HELP set me back to normal and has never failed me. Unfortunately, though, I've had quite a relationship, for almost 17 years, with "Miss Tina" (A.K.A. crystal). There was span of 3 years when I even became something I never even thought was a possibility, a fuggin junkie. It took me the better part of nearly a year and half, but I finally was able to manage THAT demon and leave it behind me. I managed to finally regain my will power over the needle, choosing to only smoke it, when I feel I "absolutely MUST" indulge.
FRIENDS, and I mean, THOSE few, THE best of the ones that you have carefully and cautiously selected. Your REAL, DOWN, LIVE/RIDE/DIE for, FRIEND/S are so crucial to ones mental AND physical well-being.
LASTLY: At ANY/ALL times, the best way to escape any/everything, is to simply walk outside. Without gettin too hippyish on ya, "We all came from the Earth & so shall we return to it". Nature is the next best thing for the soul, after LOVE, of course.
So, answer: Music and the use of recreational herbs and chemicals ; GREAT company and good ole Mother Earth...
So HERE is my question....If you had 3 wishes, WHAT WOULD THEY BE?