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What soothes you?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Moomin, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. Yes, totally! I feel the same!

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  2. I only use water to clean myself.

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  3. Water? What I should this water you speak of?

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  1. Moomin

    Moomin “My servants never die!”

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    aside from not being well this week, I’ve had a fever. And I was advised to take showers to help balance my temperature. Ive just realized that I love water. It’s so soothing and relaxing. I probably sound weird but the touch and sound of water really soothes me.

    Does anyone have anything like water to soothe them?
     
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  2. Graphin

    Graphin Master procrastinator

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    YES, I love water in almost every way

    So sad that I don't have a bathtub anymore -
    There is a lot I could explain, too much
     
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  3. Moomin

    Moomin “My servants never die!”

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    Yay!

    I don’t have the use of the bathtub because I hate going in that bathroom (too big and wide) but there’s just something about water that just really works for me. Hard to explain.
     
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  4. Nervous Rex

    Nervous Rex High-functioning autistic V.I.P Member

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    I love being in the water, swimming or just floating. I also have a white noise app on my phone that plays a recording of ocean waves - I use that to drown out other noises when I need.
     
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    My eyes went wide when I read this! I LOVE WATER! Fountains, rivers, lakes, springs, pools, hot tubs, the ocean, showers for hours, baths, rain, EVERYTHING.
     
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    Tom Well-Known Member

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    Not just humans!

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    But for me its classical music.
     
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  7. Moomin

    Moomin “My servants never die!”

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    I love rain. I’m one of those mad people who stand outside when we get a big rain storm to just soak it up...am I a sponge?

    @Tom
    Any particular composer?
     
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    No, I just turn on whatever classical radio station I can find. Light Jazz is nearly as good for me, as well as melodic traditional folk music.
     
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    I clean with it and that's all. Otherwise I only like it from a distance. :) And @Tom mine is classic rock or music from 60's to early 70's. I seem to be stuck in that period of music.
     
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    Oh I do like the rain. And thunderstorms are relaxing to me.
     
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    Water is very soothing to me as well. Like Pats, I love a strong thunder storm and summer rain. Snowstorms are also relaxing because of their cold beauty. I'm very glad that I react so well to these elements. My favorite sensation is being among the fierce crashing of ocean waves.
     
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    I like to watch and hear the crashing of waves, but not crazy about being in it and knocked down - which I have been several times. lol
     
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    Nervous Rex High-functioning autistic V.I.P Member

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    That dog doesn't exactly look soothed to me. o_O
     
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    Tom Well-Known Member

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    Funny-dog-I-love-water-286x300.jpg
     
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    When I go to bed if I'm not listening to ambient rainfall, it's often classical music. :)
     
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    It's always amazed me, and every other classical musician I've met, that people can fall asleep to classical music. And there are CDs of "easy listening" or "relaxation music" and it's the most intense music ever composed. Classical music is constantly developing, constantly changing, varying in intensity, dynamics and texture, stimulating to the point that I'd understand it more if it were used to wake up in place of coffee.

    But I understand that it's mostly just white noise to people who don't study it, so I guess it sorta makes sense, but it's hard for me to imagine it that way. o_O
     
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    Point taken. It really depends on exactly what piece of music one means, as opposed to an entire genre.
     
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    Food soothes me. Sweet or salty carbs. Then I use water to wash the dishes, eventually...lol
     
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    Moomin “My servants never die!”

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    Funny, I feel the same way. It’s the same for instrumental soundtracks. They are stimulating in the production of emotions and intensity that I get easily sucked in to focus on each note. Definitely can’t sleep there!
     
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    Could stay an very long period of time playing with water in my bath, playing with some water related toys etc for a very long time.
    I love to swim but I dont do it often nowadays because its life.

    One thing I also did as a kid was to spend a very long amount of time observing the soap creating bubbles when the water was being poured into the bathtub, in my mind I was creating a bubble caslte.

    In my opinion getting somehow hypnotized by water ( sound of the rain, flow, etc) is a bit of a autism redflag lol.I also liked being underwater a lot.
     
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