How to prevent heartbreak, not stress with personal care

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When you need a hug or a kiss, don’t ask for a hug, the NHS warns.

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If you’re stressed out, get up and walk out of a meeting.

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Don’t sit in a car for too long.

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Don\’t leave a friend in a parking lot unattended.

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When a friend or family member has a medical emergency, tell them to take care of themselves, and don’t go in for a walk or drive alone.

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Don`t wear a brace, ring or necklace when you shower.

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When your friend or loved one has a seizure, don\’t let it keep you up. 8.

Never tell your partner that you have a heart attack.

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Don”t try to hide the fact that you love them.

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Don´t make jokes or talk about anything other than your own problems.

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Avoid eating food and drinking from the same bowl.

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Avoid talking about the weather or other personal issues.

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Never wear glasses in public.

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Avoid texting, using the internet or talking to strangers.

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If someone leaves you a note, don�t take it back.

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Don�t keep track of the time and date of a funeral.

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Donât bring your pets to a funeral unless they have a vet’s certificate.

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When someone has a heart or lung condition, tell the person you can make an appointment.

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If a friend dies, do not ask them why they died.

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Donít talk about the news, make jokes about your life or get upset.

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If your friends has a cold, call the local emergency number, not the national hotline.

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When people ask you to go to the beach, do so. 23.

When it feels like you have been waiting for too much, go home and get dressed.

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If there are people around, ask them to wait at home until you arrive.

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If they want you to call them at work, do it in private.

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If it feels too difficult, get away from home.

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When the weather is nice, go to bed.

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If the weather gets too cold, try to keep going for an hour or more at a time.

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If people around you are upset, keep quiet and talk to them about it. 30.

When others are being mean, try not to be too loud.

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DonÃt bring up your personal issues to anyone.

If this happens, say nothing and try to calm them down.

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If something is bothering you, try your best to ignore it. 33.

If another person around you is saying something rude, stop them.

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Donose your anger and focus on your problems.

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Donate your time and money to charities or non-profits that help people.

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Keep your phone on silent and take the time to read the newspaper.

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Do not try to solve the problem yourself.

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Don t tell people how to get rid of a problem.

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If somebody is telling you that they have been sick, ask if they have anything they can do to help.

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Donnate your car to a local non-profit.

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If an accident has happened and you have run over someone, call 999.

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If anyone has been in a vehicle accident, ask the person what happened.

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If other people are telling you to be careful or to get out of the car, ask whether they have had a car accident.

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Do your best not to give into the urge to leave a home.

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Don tease or humiliate people.

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Don go to church with people.

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If nobody wants to go out, make sure you don’t leave.

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Don get up when you hear someone coughing.

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If things seem too dark, ask someone to take you to your favourite club.

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When going out to eat, wear bright coloured clothing.

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Don take your clothes off when you go to buy something.

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If everyone around you seems to be talking, it may be time to turn the volume down.

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DonÕt get up in the middle of the night and go to sleep.

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If no one wants to come home, donât go to your room.

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When drinking, take a moment to sip and relax.

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If going out is hard, tell someone you are going to bed, dona t tell anyone else about it and donâ t let anyone else know.

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Dona t make any sudden movements that could wake people up. 58.

If any of the above suggestions seems too difficult to follow, try changing one or more of them.

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Donãt be afraid to be different.

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Donôt let others dictate what you