avoiding the news in order to reduce stress

"researchers looked at how people were best able to manage feelings of anxiety and depression at the height of the pandemic, finding that one of the most effective methods was to take breaks from the barrage of bad news"

silent treatment

the refusal to communicate verbally and electronically with someone who is trying to communicate and elicit a response --wikipedia


"suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently" -- Google dictionary

smother (romantic)

to give someone you love too much attention and make the person feel less independent --request


"a compulsion to work excessively hard and long hours" -- Google dictionary


request: What is the level of "I've been through everything, I know everything, I'm bored with life"

telling someone to mind their own business

Personal boundaries are significant. Maintaining them is an integral part of the spiritual journey.


“walk around and sometimes perform other actions while asleep” — Google dictionary

"going through the motions"

to do something without thinking it is very important or having much interest in it

"reinvent the wheel"

to waste time trying to do something that has already been done successfully by someone else --request

imitating someone as a joke

Copying someone's voice or mannerisms for the sake of humour. A lot of comedians do it, and so do people in normal social settings --request


Saying more than is necessary or contextually appropriate... Using social media like a personal diary and treating acquaintances as if they were a therapist --priority request

avoiding that which is under 200

Is this a healthy approach? Or does actively avoiding things under 200 hinder your participation in life? --request


request: could be a special event, but maybe also a mood or way of being


"examination of one's own thoughts and feelings" --