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I Aim To Put Depth And Meaning Into Everything I Do

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 273 People

    Life is about experiences

    after all. Paying attention, keeping a journal is my way of intensifying each experience, and keeping it fresh in my memory. Reality is quite a trip, and you want it to mean something!
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2015

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    Been practicing mindfulness

    for a few years now. By really being present the things that used to be done without much thought now take on added meaning. Food taste so much better when we really are mindful about the taste. All the senses become more acute and I wonder how I could have been missing it...
    Sajas157 Sajas157 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2015

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    On The Path To Enlightenment

    I've always been a deep person. From as long as I can remember I have felt in touch with the world around me, believing in a spiritual side of the world I can't explain (and no, I am not talking about religion). These days, I feel that the majority of things I do I am trying to...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M Nov 21, 2012

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    My goal in life is not merely to survive,

    but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2015

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    I Lov You My Friend

    People walking byVery seldom they say hiThey don't know how wonderful you areIf they only knewall the things you've been throughif only they could see your heartI hear you crying for helpPlease don't blame yourselfYou are not forgotten  When it's time to go to sleepAnd try your...
    riderz4christ riderz4christ 36-40, M Feb 19, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Well ive just had a catheter put in and its going to be in a week they said because of a uti, I usually self cath but got this in for a week it looks like
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 17 mins ago

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    Reaching Reaching up Reaching out Reaching into Nothing Searching Seeking Hoping Nothing Shouting Screaming Hurting Nothing Falling Fading Dying Nothing Rising Floating...
    Listening80 Listening80 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm surrounded by greed and selfishness, but with you it's not like that at all. You take the meaning of life and throw it out of the window to show me a whole new bunch of...
    HeartDesires HeartDesires 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love conversations where you can just talk about anything from the little things that bother you to life in general. Not small talk the kind of conversations where you just talk...
    crimsonrosebud crimsonrosebud 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really don't like it when someone asks "how should I tell this person this, or how do I phrase this without hurting their feelings"...Stop, If you have to sit there and think...
    TheEmbersofANewAndStongerFlame TheEmbersofANewAndStongerFlame 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i have this dream often and every time I wake up i feel like i was lucky... like I got up just in time. I'm usually afraid of something. so it's always me in my room and in my...
    blusunblackmoon blusunblackmoon 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Here - Alessia Cara. That song has meaning.
    AaronForever91 AaronForever91 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Often times when I'm depressed or not feeling positively about things I will put on a happy face and pretend that everything is OK. Maybe I don't want to burden anyone with my...
    quickonmyfeet quickonmyfeet 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I like all kinds of music. Pop if it's not a love song. Metal if it's not demonic and I can understand what they say. Rock if it's not about blue shoes. Country if it's not about...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    "Because Of You" Kelly Clarkson I will not make the same mistakes that you did I will not let myself Cause my heart so much misery I will not break the way you did, You fell so...
    TulipBaby TulipBaby 41-45, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I like deep meaningful connections. To have a good conversation with someone there needs to be chemistry, some commonality. The superficial and selfish have no place here. There...
    bigmountain1 bigmountain1 51-55, M a week ago

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    Why are you afraid of money issuance? 1. All currencies' money supplies have been growing geometrically since the 19th century if not earlier. 2. We've had a gold and silver...
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 8 Responses Jan 30

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    I want more meaningful conversations. Lately i had sex-related conversations with people and in the end, i was the one that got feelings hurted. I'm done with that. Also, i want...
    Aerith8 Aerith8 31-35 7 Responses Jan 29

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    Something I enjoy more than meaningful conversations? The fluidity of a conversation... Meaningfulness is great but sometimes a meaningless conversation is just what you need after...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    "And you can't fight the tears that ain't coming Or the moment of truth in your lies When everything feels like the movies Yeah, you bleed just to know you're alive". --goo goo...
    Tgray42 Tgray42 41-45, F Jan 28

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    I love George Strait,,,and all his songs,,,,,,but this one has special meaning to me..""I Cross My Heart""..
    wvcountrylady wvcountrylady 56-60, F Jan 28

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    I crave depth of soul and intensity of experience between myself and some pancakes right now.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 26

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    Greek name meaning "princess".
    illegalciv illegalciv 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    When a man tells you to listen to this song, albeit it won't win any awards, I think it means he's into you!... http://youtu.be/yOnXe8ttmjY
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I Like Great And Good Friends Thank you for reading thus far. Goodness is the Friendship of Greatness Friendship is Good and Great! Good is the Great Friend Great is...
    Grandmere60 Grandmere60 56-60, F Jan 23

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    Looking For Space ~ John Denver (this has always been one of the songs that cheers me up during difficult times; the lyrics have always spoken to me, although the close is rather...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I worked with scissors at the office yesterday. Before going home, I was going to put them back to the corner. I couldn't find them.I went to a conference room. They weren't there...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    I love meaning full. intresting conversations. If anyone fancy a chat feel free to message me. I'm from the uk :)
    thesunshineparty thesunshineparty 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I think one of the most moving songs I have ever heard in my life has to be John Lennon's "Beautiful Boy"... what you feel and sense from this song is what "pure love" is from a...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Post to post for the sake of knowing I posted something before I left. People - words are not weapons - get past the concept that a word can hurt your emotions. Sticks and stones...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 18

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    Little known song (at least it was by me) by a little known duo. I love this song. We all have thoughts we are ashamed of and we need to take those thoughts and make sure they don...
    justmerae1 justmerae1 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Over the weekend I ran into an old regret. He was a co-worker until he decided to run his mouth off and get fired. He wasn't one to put up with authority though so I knew he wouldn...
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 18

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    "What is the meaning of life is not a question you ask of life, It is a question that life asks of you. " Dr. Victor Frankl
    fredanddaisy fredanddaisy 66-70, M Jan 17

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    I have been with my boyfriend on and off for 5 years now. We live together but it doesn't seem like our relationship is going anywhere, nor am I sure that I want it to in its...
    an2012 an2012 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    When I was younger I had a special little place I would escape to when I was feeling overwhelmed and sad. It wasn't far from my home and I'd walk there. I always sat upon a rock...
    SugarPlumDreams SugarPlumDreams 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I have a question....maybe you all have one as well? The question is to myself....it's a question that has haunted me for many years, my whole life! That question is, what is the...
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M Jan 17

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    Although I now sort of think that both girls were in a way almost practicing with me before moving on to other, more challenging and desirable boys, at the time, I considered them...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T Jan 17

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    I hate women have to be sexualised in almost every film and photoshoot. These encourage men to pass lewd comments and lust over their bodies. Also overexposing your body has some...
    Maaren Maaren 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 17

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    Today I had a really weird dream.In my dream first scene: my cousin completed his matchmaking ceremony but he was not happy with it.Second scene:I myself being in a matchmaking...
    MaddyBale MaddyBale 18-21, F Jan 17

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    Years ago I went to see a local hypnotist who dealt with improving sexual performance. We sat and just talked for a long long time. Along the way I told him about my love for...
    Aebike Aebike 61-65, M