TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby thesealocust » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:01 pm

I hear that brother. Law school is the pits.

I'm reminded of advice I gave to a new 1L. He was moving in while I was going through OCI, and he asked me while we crossed paths if I had any advice for him:

thesealocust wrote:Don't go to law school - and if you have to, don't be a 1L.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby StLNE » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:08 pm

Any thoughts (pros/cons regarding stress management, etc) on quitting smoking while prepping for finals? I'm a half pack (+) a day, ten year smoker. I've "quit" several times over that period but haven't been able to stick to it. I've started thinking about the habit recently and it frustrates me that I even started (more so than in the past).

Any input from former smokers who went cold turkey is especially appreciated; I've tried the gum and it just doesn't do it for me. I honestly want to knock this shit off.

TSL: I'll delete this if it isn't the type of question you want discussed in your thread.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby thesealocust » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:22 pm

That seems insane. I imagine stress would be a trigger and quitting is something that would be difficult in its own right - why make life harder during what is likely to be a very stressful time? Maybe plan to do it during winter break?

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby Br3v » Wed Nov 06, 2013 1:03 am

Oh man, starting to feel it. Just started outlining .......

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby brotherdarkness » Wed Nov 06, 2013 1:10 am

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby boredtodeath » Wed Nov 06, 2013 2:55 am

Br3v wrote:Oh man, starting to feel it. Just started outlining .......


It's insane how long outlining a couple week's worth of notes takes me.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby Easy-E » Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:26 am

boredtodeath wrote:
Br3v wrote:Oh man, starting to feel it. Just started outlining .......


It's insane how long outlining a couple week's worth of notes takes me.



Ugh.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby thesealocust » Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:27 am

Y'all got this.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby rogers » Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:14 pm

Just got my practice Contracts final back and I bombed it. We didn't get a grade, but the professor said that most people gave good answers to the questions and that they were along the lines of the model answers he was looking for. My answers were completely different. He didn't mention any of things that I mentioned in my exam. I think I am doing fine in my other classes, but I could see myself getting one of the worst grades in the class in K. I need a hug real bad.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby brotherdarkness » Wed Nov 06, 2013 7:45 pm

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby rogers » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:06 pm

brotherdarkness wrote:
rogers wrote:Just got my practice Contracts final back and I bombed it. We didn't get a grade, but the professor said that most people gave good answers to the questions and that they were along the lines of the model answers he was looking for. My answers were completely different. He didn't mention any of things that I mentioned in my exam. I think I am doing fine in my other classes, but I could see myself getting one of the worst grades in the class in K. I need a hug real bad.


On the plus side, it's great that you know this now and have a chance to fix the problem without having suffered any consequence. Figure out why you addressed the issues differently and rock the final.


Thank you. You are right. I have been trying to tell myself that it is an opportunity to improve for the final, but I think I need a day or so to shake off the fear his feedback induced. That gif actually made me feel a lot better.

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Postby brotherdarkness » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:42 pm

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby thesealocust » Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:29 pm

rogers wrote:I need a hug real bad.


* hug *

:)

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby brotherdarkness » Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:40 pm

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby Br3v » Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:48 am

Yeah look at it as an opportunity Rogers. Better to find out where improvement is needed now than later.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby rogers » Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:36 am

Thanks, guys. I slept off the fear and I am feeling better. It's nice to have this place to retreat to. I am going to check in with my prof to see where I went wrong and how I can improve for the final.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby thesealocust » Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:38 am

rogers wrote:Thanks, guys. I slept off the fear and I am feeling better. It's nice to have this place to retreat to. I am going to check in with my prof to see where I went wrong and how I can improve for the final.


Good call - and I'm glad to hear you're feeling better!

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby Easy-E » Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:37 am

rogers wrote:Thanks, guys. I slept off the fear and I am feeling better. It's nice to have this place to retreat to. I am going to check in with my prof to see where I went wrong and how I can improve for the final.


Absolutely a great idea. I made a point to go see all my professors over the last few weeks, some are more helpful than others, but all gave some great insights and relieved a bit of stress.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby Easy-E » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:48 am

Outling begins today, pretty not amped.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby feralinfant » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:45 pm

emarxnj wrote:Outling begins today, pretty not amped.


You got this. CSWS.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvCSdf_Phlc

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby Easy-E » Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:15 pm

feralinfant wrote:
emarxnj wrote:Outling begins today, pretty not amped.


You got this. CSWS.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvCSdf_Phlc


Thanks man...though I don't know what CSWS means.

Just did this practice hypo for crim law. Holy shit I don't know what I'm doing. I have no outline or anything, so I'm not stressing about it, but I'm not looking forward to getting it back all marked up. All we had to do was analyze charges/defenses for one incident (MPC only), I feel like there was no real forks to be found, but I know there was shit I missed. Fuck it.

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby Danger Zone » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:52 pm

Can't stop won't stop

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Re: TheSeaLocust's 1L Anxiety Meditation Retreat & Spa

Postby Easy-E » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:07 pm

Danger Zone wrote:Can't stop won't stop


Good stuff

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