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Ron Part 4

Solving Problems

When you start to worry about home problems, just sit there and try to figure out what you can do to fix it. If you don’t have food, then figure out where you can get some. 

If you have bills, figure out how you are going to take care of each one of them, which one is going to go first. For example, rent and PG&E would go first because you need that, then phone. Cable should come after because you do other things like watch TV or get movies to watch on DVD.

If you have a friend or staff, call them for advice. They might help you figure out where to go or what to do next. They might even go with you and help you out.

    Another thing that helps is that I talk to myself. I talk to myself at work because it helps me think better and remind myself of what I am supposed to be doing. There is nothing wrong with talking to yourself. 

    When you talk to yourself, you can remind yourself of what you need to do. You can repeat things as many times as you want to help you remember. You are just like a tape recorder for yourself. Repeating things helps me understand what I am going to be doing. 

    Don’t worry about what others think when you talk to yourself. If anybody looks at you, just block them off and keep repeating things until you know what to do.

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