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50 things to do instead of cutting
 1) Exercise, running ect.  2) Putting on fake tattoos  3) Drawing on yourself in red marker (make sure it's washable! )  4) Scribbling on sheets an sheets of paper  5) Writing (poetry, stories, journal, etc.)  6) Cuddling with a stuffed toy  7) Being with other people  8) Watching a favorite TV show (preferably a comedy)  9) Posting on web boards, and answering others' posts  10) Thinking about how I DON'T want scars for the summer  11) Painting your nails  12) Going to see a movie  13) Eating something ridiculously sweet (or any favorite food)  14) Doing school work  15) Surf the net  16) Go into chat rooms to talk  17) Call a friend and ask for company  18) Playing a musical instrument  19) Singing  20) Looking up at the sky (night is especially beautiful)  21) Making your own list of things to do instead of SH  22) Punching a punching bad (with gloves on)  23) Snapping a rubber band on your wrist (or hair band)  24) Cover yourself with band-aids where you want to cut  25) Mix warm water and red food colouring, and put in on your skin (feels and looks like blood)  26) Letting yourself cry (can be very difficult for some)  27) Sleep (only if you are tired)  28) A hot shower, or relaxing bath (no razors in the tub, though)  29) Play with a pet  30) Detangling yarn or necklaces  31) Re-organizing your room  32) Cleaning (hmmm...I very rarely use this one! )  33) Having a pillowfight with the wall (yes, neighbours may think you are crazy, but that's ok)  34) Knitting or sewing  35) Reading a good book  36) Dressing up very glamorous (make sure no one can walk in on you, though)  37) Colouring your hair  38) Listening to music (not angry music though-that can trigger)  39) Watching a candle burn (no playing with the flames! )  40) Finding someone else you can help out  41) Meditate  42) Watching a scary (but not bloody) movie.  43) Work on a website  44) Have a vivid fantasy love affair with a celebrity  45) Go somewhere very public  46) Bake cookies  47) Alphabetize your CD's  48) Chewing leather (especially if you SI by biting)  49) Buy a home Henna tatoo kit (peels off the next day-similar to skin picking)  50) Painting or drawing
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