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June 2012 Blog Posts (41)

Daydreaming and using it as a a positive

Hello, 

Well have been trying to write a Horror/thriller screenplay for the past week and a half, and because i have been daydreaming most of my time, have not been able to concentrate.. all i've been doing is daydreaming.... I've been very upset about this because i'm trying to meet a deadline.

the deadline is in a week and i only have 15 pages written - it has to be at least 90 - oh HELP ME!!!!!! 

anyway - on a previous screenplay that i've written that…

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Added by Ale on June 29, 2012 at 5:51pm — 1 Comment

Have you ever been made fun of for having a mental condition or disorder?

Today, I went for training. Well this girl who's also taking the same job as me was in my class. She had a disorder. It was pretty obvious since she'd always get anxious when ever she heard a loud noise. Then she would start moving her hands back and forth really fast. She told the teacher that she won't stab anyone or anything but she is diagnosed with mental disorders. What upset me is the fact that the teacher completely mocked her in class, gave her dirty looks throughout class and said…

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Added by LostSoul99 on June 28, 2012 at 3:53pm — 8 Comments

First Day on Meds..

Today I finally got prescribed for some medicine for my ADD. I am taking Vyvanse. I'm starting off one pill in the morning. I took one today, early afternoon. As soon as I took it I felt amazing. It's like my senses came to life, I was happy, less drowsy, more focused, didn't care what people thought, less random thinking, less self-consious, didn't…

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Added by Amanda Lynne on June 28, 2012 at 2:00pm — 8 Comments

Scientific/abstract - oriented day dreaming

I just want to know if anyone can relate to how I feel or if anyone experiences the world similarly.

The best way I can describe my case is by alluding to the matrix. For those of you who aren't familiar with this film, 1. shame on you and 2. go research it a little before continuing to read this blog.

Anyways, the way in which neo perceives the "matrix" world fundamentally changes after he realizes the truth. When he comes back into the matrix, he perceives it…

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Added by Tyler on June 28, 2012 at 12:49pm — 1 Comment

Catching up

First of all, sorry for not posting in a long time.  I still come on here several times a day to approve new members and read some posts.  I've just been really busy and stressed out with school.  as some of you may remember, I suffer from extreme anxiety.  I'm pretty much constantly afraid that my whole world is going to come crashing down at all times.  add to that the pressure of school, and you can imagine what my life has been like.  Plus, I've been extra stressed because it's my last…

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Added by Cordellia Amethyste Rose on June 28, 2012 at 11:13am — 8 Comments

The Best Person in Your Life

Yesterday, my best friend read me a tweet:

"The best person in your life is the one who comes first in your mind after reading this sentence."

Instead of thinking of my best friend..... I thought of a character from one of my DDs. I felt really awkward. I should have thought of my friends and family. Or God, even though he's technically not a "person." I shouldn't have thought of a…

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Added by Adriana S on June 28, 2012 at 10:43am — 2 Comments

Multiple Personalities

I participate in this site because I do have "issues" with daydreaming and fantasizing. I have no interest in hijacking the site, a thread, or a chat conversation. A significant portion of this sites participants  self report experiences and personal realities that would cause myself and other multiples to say, "Yep, you are one of us!".

With that in mind I will be posting a few articles that I have written over the years as well as supplying a bunch of links to a wealth of…

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Added by Shadow Cat Sam on June 27, 2012 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Hello.

I've been watching this site for awhile and have decided to join, because I want to stop MDing. I think if I track my progress up here it will help, even if no one ever looks on my page.  I've been doing it since 11(so it's been 14 years) and it has gotten really bad over the last two years. Everything seems to trigger it: music, tv, radio, reading, non strenuous exercise (because I skip or pace when I dream), quite moments, and anything that reminds me of my  storylines in my head. It's…

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Added by Wakethenight on June 27, 2012 at 8:20pm — 1 Comment

A very long introduction:

Hello, my name is Kelsey and I am new to this blog even though I have known about it for a few years now. I have finally decided to join so that I can read about other people's experiences/ask advice/meet daydreamers/etc. (:



So I'll just say a little about myself first I suppose. I'm a University student in MA who will be 20 come September. I have a production major and film minor. I'm a pescetarian. Music means the world to me and I listen to it all but my favorites are: Coldplay,…

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Added by Kelsey on June 26, 2012 at 11:08pm — No Comments

Could This Song be About a Person's Struggles with MD?

So...My Ipod was on Shuffle today, and this song came on. I was half-singing along, and then something hit me; that I could relate to the lyrics when it comes to my daydreams. Maybe this song isn't actually about MD, but that was definitely the meaning I got from it.

 

Here's the song:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caENELmIXvE

 

Here are the lyrics: (I bolded the lines that stood out the most to me…

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Added by Jennifer on June 26, 2012 at 10:20am — 1 Comment

Just wanted to share a couple of things

hi everyone:)

So I just thought I should talk about what happened last weekend. Some changes have taken place. Like my fantasy world of 6 years has come to and end:( I was so sad and upset but I had to let it go. For the past couple of months I had been dragging it on and on and repeating some storylines. I even tried to add new storylines but it wouldn't work. But I didn't want to let go because my fantasy world is like a part of me and I feel lonely without. But then this…

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Added by Sarah on June 25, 2012 at 8:31am — 3 Comments

So much for that

After a month of not daydreaming about my world I caved in today and daydreamed. I'm so upset I can't seem to stop. Even when I don't daydream about my world daydream of other things. How can I stop this does anyone have any tips?

Added by otakugirl on June 23, 2012 at 5:45pm — 6 Comments

Family drama

So, I went to visit my family for a couple of days this weekend.  I got there in a pretty good mood.  Things have been going pretty well for me.  I left just feeling...not terrible, but so frustrated.  A lot more negative.  My mom pretends to be so happy and enthusiastic on the outside, but then she makes all of these little passive aggressive jabs at me, covering them up with so much fake sweetness.  I know I'm not perfect and have made mistakes.  I wish I worked harder and didn't waste any…

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Added by Angela E on June 23, 2012 at 5:29pm — 1 Comment

Using Music as an Anger Releaser Instead of Using Daydreaming

So...It's been awhile. I'm Jennifer, and I'm 15 years old. (There are new people on this site, it appears, so I shall introduce myself again. :P) And what I really want to talk about today are two things: How I think I've found the cure to my personal Maladaptive Daydreaming. And how I use music and poetry to let out my feelings.

So, this morning, around 4:00, when I finished uploading my newest song to YouTube and my Facebook page, something hit me so hard that it felt like a rock…

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Added by Jennifer on June 23, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

My distractions don't work anymore:(

Hello everyone hope your all okay!

Well DD hasn't been going too well lately. Today I DD for like 3 hours before I woke up in the morning and I have a horrible headache, feeling sick and dizzy. I'm so tired too because I didn't sleep well last night.

I wanted to talk about things I do to stop myself from DDing. I only have 2 distractions.

1. reading

2.talking to my friend

So morning and night is when I DD the most but…

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Added by Sarah on June 21, 2012 at 11:51am — 3 Comments

Why?

i can't help but ask myself after i daydream for a long time why am i okay with this? why does it feel the same, or much better than real life should? why give me the skill of knowing all the answers if i can never act on it?

 

i'm scared everybody's right. this is all i'll ever be. a dreamer. a dreamer can be a beautiful thing if their dreams make…

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Added by Amanda Lynne on June 20, 2012 at 8:13pm — 6 Comments

sculpture i made of one of my characters in art class/ whatever

awhile ago i wrote a post about how we were making clay sculptures in art and i was making mine one of my characters and im finally done it and have a picture of it!! i actually dont think it looks like him....but here it is



ya there it is. it was fun to make.

also the other day i first started…

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Added by ashlee on June 20, 2012 at 5:41pm — 7 Comments

BASED OFF OF A DAYDREAM I HAD

This is a short play I wrote for an English assignment.  It had to be a 10-15 minute play and could be about anything.  I got the idea from one of my daydreams.  I had to just do one scene from the daydream since the real thing would have been an entire 3 Act play LOL.  I guess it's okay.  I'm not the best writer... I got a good grade on it though. 

Cast of Characters

In Order of Appearance

 

Ellis Olson:  Ethel…

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Added by Morgan Decker on June 19, 2012 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

My First Post - MD and Acting

Hi, everyone!!  This is my first post on here so, for anyone who cares, feel free to read on. 

     My name is Morgan and I've just recently joined you guys on Wild Minds.  I have been suffering from MD my whole life but didn't find out about MD itself or what it was until about a year and a half ago when I finally confronted my family about my problem and they found me some resources as to what it may be.  When I was a young child I felt extremely socially awkward, isolated and like…

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Added by Morgan Decker on June 19, 2012 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Last Night, I had a DD of falling asleep in my crushes arms.

Anyone else have this? It was so cute. In my DD, I told him about some abuse I suffered through as a kid, and he was like "Come here" and then I fell asleep with him and felt his hand join mine :3.

Added by Kathy on June 19, 2012 at 4:47pm — 4 Comments

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