What would you like to do?
Similar to "I'm out of my mind". Originally came from a phrase used in the Bible, in 2 Corinthians 5:13 - "For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you." This refers to how a truly dedicated spiritual person interacts directly with God (with great, seemingly overwhelming passion) vs. how they react to people (in a more measured, focused way). It did not originally have a bad connotation, but it has evolved (as many words and phrases do), over the years, to mean someone who is unstable or "not right."
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Specifically Proverbs 13:24 ---- see also Proverbs 19:18, 22:15, 29:15, 23:13-14 For anyone wishing an answer that doesn't require them to take out the family bible, I will p…oint out that the rod in question is the one that is used to beat children who misbehave. It was believed, by those who make that statement, that if children are not violently punished, they will become bad children, who cannot be controlled and will be horribly inconsiderate. This verse is from Proverbs 13:24
The adage there's always room for improvements was coined by General Custor during the Civil War. He addressed his men in a speech at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
It means experiencing extreme joy. "Beside" was formerly (15th through 19th centuries) used in phrases to mean "out of a mental state or condition, as 'beside one's patience, …one's gravity, one's wits'" (Oxford Engl. Dict.), and that use survives only in "'beside oneself': out of one's wits, out of one's senses." "Beside himself. Why do we describe a distraught person as being 'beside himself'? Because the ancients believed that soul and body could part and that under great emotional stress the soul would actually leave the body. When this happened a person was 'beside himself.' This same thought is to be found in 'out of his mind'; and in 'estasy' too. 'Ecstasy' is from the Greek and literally means 'to stand out of.'" From "Dictionary of Word Origins" by Jordan Almond (Carol Publishing Group, Secaucus, N.J., 1998). Source: The Phrase Finder
It means worried!
Speechless with bewilderment. Dumbfounded with a tad bit of shock.
when my wife died i was beside myself with grief
(The idiomatic phrase "to be beside oneself" means to be anxious, upset or disturbed.) "After my dog wandered off, I was beside myself with worry."
Check with any moonshiner about pulling drowned skunks out of his corn mash and you'll know where it came from.
When one apple in a barrel of apples is bruised, it gives off a ton of ethanol gas that will ruin the rest of the barrel. There's probably way more science behind it, but that…'s basically it!
If you wish to have fun with yourself as a girl you can either masturbate to feel "fake" and "unnatural" experiences of sexual intercourse or you can either do the most stuff …an average girl does on her own: shop online, go to dating sites if you wish to find someone to have a fun time with, play online games, play with toys, listen to music, talk on MSN, talk on Facebook, talk on twitter. These are only a few things you can do on your own.
I just quit hurting myself, they said it was because of Depression, or Anxiety. It could also be a bad childhood. That's why i cut, burned,&tried to comit suicide. I still hav…e urges, but ive stopped for at least 1 month now. Try and find something else to do, like snap yourself with a rubber band, squeeze an ice cube, or punch a pillow. It actually works. :)
What gospel song contains the lyrics I'm going to get beside myself when i get beside the king that day?
When I get carried away.
Wear light-coloured, loose-fitting clothing, wear a hat, seek shade or go indoors at the hottest part of the day.
An adage can be a quote, saying or proverb. They are supposed to be wise statements and expressions. Examples: A watched pot never boils. Beauty is in t…he eye of the beholder. Be careful what you wish for, it may come true! Better safe than sorry. Curiosity killed the cat. Money is the root of all evil. Nothing in life is free. Practice makes perfect. Two heads are better than one. Two wrongs don't make a right. What doesn't kill you, only makes you stronger.
Beside Myself was created in 1989.