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    Is anyone else trying to improve their

    Sleep Food Relationships Anyone? Around my age?
    AlonsoC3 AlonsoC3 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    In the past two years I've got my pilot's

    licence, my dream job as a writer/editor, landed a recording contract, earned my doctorate in education, become a land owner (6+ acres now) and made my first million. I don't expect you to believe it, but at least my family is impressed. Anything is possible if you have some...
    LucyCanuck LucyCanuck 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 21

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    I actually think I'm cute.

    Not beautiful yet. I'm just cute! 💕
    BastilleBlue BastilleBlue 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2015

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    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I've been tossing this idea around in my head

    recently and was hoping to get some outside perspectives on it. "You hurt my feelings" is something I have heard over and over again, and something that I have even told other people. Recently, though I feel like this statement is inaccurate at its core. No one can hurt my...
    rebekahanastasia rebekahanastasia 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm pretty hard on myself emotionally like ppl

    tell me I look perfect and I'm awesome but I feel pretty trashy inside and like I try my best every day to be perfect so it's not like I just get out of bed and bang this is how I look it's like 4 hours of work sometimes and idk I just feel like everyone has such a high...
    CallMePonyTail CallMePonyTail 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Whenever I get discouraged I think of the old me

    and how much better I am now. I remind myself old me would have done this and I did this. Old me would have had half a bag of Milano cookies new me just had two oreos. Old me would have bought a 2 Liter and some candy at this gas station. New me didn't buy a damn thing. This is...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2015

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    Bananahammok Bananahammok 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Happiness Is When What You Think,

    What You Say, And What You Do Are In Harmony." - Gandhi.
    MsInquisitive MsInquisitive 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    Have you ever looked at your past pictures

    and say "WTF HAPPENED" ?? LOL.
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream 22-25, F 16 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    kill them with success

    and bury them with a smile...
    missdeterminedforever missdeterminedforever 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I definitely am making big changes in my life

    cutting off people , working two jobs, adding positive people, and going to school. I'm not perfect but I can feel a step in the right direction.
    brandeelo23 brandeelo23 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2015

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    "The biggest barrier to happiness is

    associating with miserable and angry people. The term MISERY LOVES COMPANY is a misnomer. Misery needs company. Miserable people must justify their misery; they will make you miserable at any cost. Surround yourself with happy people."
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 20, 2015

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    I have a lot of depression,

    and found that working out helps a lot. I try to do something everyday and improve everyday, to keep my mind busy.
    sandrawilde sandrawilde 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    "If you want to shine like a sun,

    first burn like a sun"- Kalam..
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 5

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    You can't complain about how ****** your life

    is, if you're not doing anything to make it better. New day, new start. Go!!
    PlatinumEdition PlatinumEdition 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 10, 2015

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    It's been a rough past months

    but I got a job, lost some weight, my grades are up, I've gotten accepted into my top choice colleges, and I graduate in May! God is good, I will continue to prosper.
    Kimayo Kimayo 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 22, 2015

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    My new husband was a single child

    and lived a sheltered life. We have only been married a few weeks now, and since he comes from a religious family, we lived strictly apart until our wedding night. All that went well, so I won’t say more about it. But a couple of days after the “big night” things began to...
    bakeddolores bakeddolores 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I often find that younger people become obsessed

    or prove their "maturity" by believing and acting as if they know everything. Never stop educating yourself and learning from others. An intelligent person will know that he/she can never learn everything. Be grateful for the lessons you learn and the stories you hear around you...
    lilysworld lilysworld 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14, 2015

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    I wrote this a couple of years ago

    and I have made a lot of progress since then. Wanting to be liked I have this strange need for people to like me. Okay, that may not seem so strange, but with me it becomes an all too consuming thought. Whether someone likes me or not should not make me miserable...
    justmerae1 justmerae1 46-50, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    And toward that end I have signed myself up

    for a 10 day seminar covering sex, relationships, health, and sensuality called the Explore More Online Summit. The seminar is free and I highly recommend signing up for it! There will be 30 lectures, and I'm especially excited that my absolute favorite advice columnist Dan...
    rebekahanastasia rebekahanastasia 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Now I will pick myself up

    and brush myself off. Do what's exactly right by me: study hard, workout hard, take great care of myself... love myself so completely. I will be even more amazing, stronger and even better than before :)
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 9, 2015

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    Even if truth does not taste good to everybody,

    I'm going to serve it anyway.
    ReflectivMind ReflectivMind 31-35 Jan 24

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    Gossip is the worst. As humans we are prone to

    it, but I'm making an effort to avoid it. I make an effort to keep my private life very exclusive. Exposing yourself to many people only gives them ammunition. My circle is very small. Especially at work. Learning from past jobs that the closer you get to the inner circle, the...
    Annurban Annurban 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Had a good day. A productive day with 2 small

    victories. Met an old friend and chat. A warm weather. Attitude was a topic. What else do I have some control? How to make my emotion work for me, instead of against me? I wish I can someday. A peaceful, sleepy Sunday night with no worries. How cool is that.
    Whywefall Whywefall 46-50, M Jan 31

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    Dear Tuesday, I don't want you to get hurt

    but you are just a Monday's ugly sister.Please be nice to me .
    claninzx claninzx 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2015

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    I am getting ready to run my first 5k!

    It's been a goal since I can remember and after lots of training and prepping I am ready! I have 4 kids so it's nice to do something for me for a change! Feels so good to be taking care of myself and it makes me a much better wife and mom!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 13, 2015

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    so last week I had an interview with my

    supervisor for a promotion and she expresses concern for my ability to handle the job because she claimed that I show anxiety in crisis situations. I told her that I am not going to deny that I feel anxious from the to time just like everyone else but it was not the crisis...
    SpecialKndofOrdinary SpecialKndofOrdinary 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    Floating

    I awoke this morning and felt the absence of my usual sense of wonder. I missed it.   In fact, I felt like crying.   Well, I don’t have anything against crying… but … the day was beautiful… did I really want to fill it with my tears?   And where were these tears coming...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26

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    I am on a constant journey of improving myself

    physically, mentally, intellectually and emotionally. Each day I become a better person.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 25, 2015

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    A good friend of mine posted about this a

    little earlier and I had to share to give you all the opportunity offered. Here we have a FREE 10 day lecture series online that you can view at your convenience, although the 3 lectures each day are only available for 24 hours each. This is about sex and sexuality, looks really...
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    On My Road to Victory

    For the past 7 years, my life had been mostly a struggle, more so psychologically, as I had acquired a lot of fears which at the time I could not understand, let alone deal with. I was shy, anxious in just about any social situation, and eventually got depressed. I realise now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 19 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    I'm quick to judge and it sucks

    but I don't hate anyone.
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jan 12

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    From now on, if you're just someone

    who sits around complaining WITHOUT TRYING TO FIX ANYTHING YOURSELF at all, I won't associate with you. I need to cut out some negativity in my life and try to move forward and I can't sit back holding your hands. We can move forward together or I can move forward alone. I...
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 7 Responses Jun 13, 2015

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    I've saved my middle

    and high school homework in my PC as a souvenir for future self. I've done it with my college works too. I've copied them whenever I have a new PC so I have many back ups of them. I think I've spent too much time making neat archives. I've imagined myself being old and looking...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 1

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    How much of ourselves

    and our happiness do we give up to make a spouse happy? You say those vows "for better or for worse", but those vows do not even begin to touch on the many complications that can come up in a marriage. So the question of the day is, if making your spouse happy means making...
    deleted deleted 26-30 24 Responses Mar 3, 2015

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    I just started taking an online TEFL course,

    I am seriously considering switching careers to teach.
    shorrshott shorrshott 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Ryosuke Ryosuke 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 30

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    I'm in competition with no one.

    I'm not perfect; I just want to be a better woman than I was yesterday.
    ZenGrrrlLioNESS ZenGrrrlLioNESS 46-50, F 7 Responses Dec 18, 2015

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    I'm constantly looking

    for new things to see or know. For a different perspective of the things I already do. I read books, write letters to my future self, keep a journal, meditate and commit to my personal growth. I wake up early, try to overcome my fears, get out of my comfort zone, identify my...
    whoknew16 whoknew16 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I'm making a goal to focus on more positive

    and to stop worrying so much about things beyond my control. I've always thought the serenity prayer is so beautiful because it truly is something that we need to remind ourselves of every day. <3
    Annurban Annurban 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I am getting healthy

    and losing weight, some people get nasty or insecure. My husband gets very insecure. I want to be around when my 2 year old gets older. This is for me.
    virginialady virginialady 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 10, 2015

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    I feel good when I'm DOING something,

    even if only in my mind. Always thinking "what can I do better" but must get trapped or paralyzed in this too. I've decided to start "working" on doing less, not beating myself up or putting so much pressure on performance. Just be and feel who I am. Opening myself up so others...
    heartbrokenheiress heartbrokenheiress 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I burned my last cigarette

    before midnight. Today is now the 4th of July, marking my independence from drugs. One day at a time. I will recover and grow from the mistakes I made. Today is a new day.
    ConsciousExplorer ConsciousExplorer 18-21, M 7 Responses Jul 3, 2015

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