Okay, so a lot of the time I feel stuck, like I can't move or do anything. Like, I'll say, "Gee, I should really do something today, like get out of the house and go do something, and stop wallowing in self-pity and isolation." Then, before I know it it's 5 o'clock in the evening, and I need to eat dinner, and take a shower, and it's getting dark out so I really shouldn't go out by myself, and I need to go to bed early, etc, etc.
IDK if anyone else feels like this, but I really have a problem with motivation and follow through. So... I thought maybe I could use this forum as a catalyst for some sort of change.
It will work like this:
Post something that you want the group to do (AKA anyone who views this forum), and then we'll all do it. For example, I would say something like "I think we should all take a 20 minute walk outside today." Obviously we don't all live in the same place, so it's not something we could actually do as a group, but we could each individually take a 20 minute walk wherever we are, and then come back here and post that we actually followed through.
There's only one real rule, and that's if you suggest something to do, you have to be willing to do it too. So, if you want to say, "I suggest that everybody go to karaoke night at their local bar and get up on stage and sing their hearts out," that's fine. But you have to be willing to do it too. This way, I think that any task that someone suggests should be fairly manageable for all of us, since we all have SA, and I'm assuming no one will suggest anything too outlandish that they themselves would not be willing to do.
Oh, and a second rule is, try to PUSH YOURSELF. These things shouldn't be ridiculous, but try to do something that might push the boundaries of your comfort zone. So, "Get up and get dressed and brush your teeth" is a good start, but try to take it a little further than that.
Anyway, this is just an idea, so please give me feedback: AKA you think it's an awesome idea! you think it's pretty good, but have some suggestions to make it better. you think it's a terrible idea, and I should be banned from the forums for even mentioning it! you want to participate.
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