Ray asked in Social SciencePsychology · 1 month ago

How do you get over damages on your electronic devices?

So.. yeah I was clumsy and banged my thinkpad against a cement wall and now there's a huge scuff mark on the side. The laptop is okay, still functional. but im trying to use my laptop without being distracted by it.. what self talk can i give myself to get over the imperfection?


So like I'm working on the laptop right.. and suddenly I would think "damn it, I dinged the laptop pretty badly" and then my mood shifts... it's like i go into negative self talk pattern after one trigger

2 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    maybe you can replace them

  • Rick B
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    HUH??!?!?!  It still works.  Move on.  It is a device, not your child.  What self-talk??????

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