I Am Always Improving Myself

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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
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2015
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014
    41-45, M
    Mar 14

    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
    4 Responses Apr 13, 2015

    I'm in the best shape of my life.

    Who begs to differ?
    ShaneelNeedsFriends ShaneelNeedsFriends
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 21

    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
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2015

    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
    6 Responses Jul 3, 2015

    Since March last year I've lost over four stone

    and loads of people tell me that I'm getting really skinny but I'm still pulling fat from my belly. Other people can't see it but I feel fat. Yes I do have anorexic thoughts, yes I am scared to eat food but if I'm happy being skinny just let me be skinny ffs
    Jakdoran29 Jakdoran29
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 2

    I live for the sun to shine

    so I candollow it to take me on a new days adventure. I live for the energy and antixipation of not knowing whats in store for me so the unknown and change are certainly friends of mine. tYou never know. the best thing that ever happened to you could happen today
    Sharime Sharime
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 4

    This morning I woke up this morning feeling

    bigger, badder and stronger than ever! :)Over these last few months, I have been experiencing numerous personal problems, all hitting at once and I have allowed my depression and anxiety get the better of me. I have quite literally allowed myself to devolve into a sniveling ball...
    iSpyce iSpyce
    31-35
    1 Response Mar 25

    If you've ever been told you're too nice

    for your own good. I get that as some people out there will use that against you. But don't change who you are because it doesn't fit in with how other people expect you to be. love that about yourself because there will be others who respect and appreciate that about you aswell...
    DoyourBit DoyourBit
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Apr 10

    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
    8 Responses Dec 10, 2015

    Change is crucial for my survival.

    I grow myself or muck around in the stagnant.
    slsr slsr
    41-45, F
    Apr 16

    Have you ever looked at your past pictures

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

    Sooo before it comes to an end .

    . I mean the EP lol :D .. I wanna say sorry to anyone who's hurt by my messages or stories ..We may have different culture or trends but thing which matter the most is that we are human ..we have feelings ..those feelings matter the most ..If even a single person is hurt by me...
    wingcommander wingcommander
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Apr 11
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 21

    I feel like once i have the body I want.

    I would start to be who I am. I'm skinny with with a abs alittle but I didn't work hard for them. My goal is too workout more and watch what I eat. Eat less of this and also eat less of that. I wanna have a amazing body but I just have to push myself to the limit but not to hard...
    dreamswemake dreamswemake
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
    zzuubbb zzuubbb
    26-30, M
    Mar 7

    Be open, but also realize

    that not everyone is worthy of your honesty. Some people will only use the truth to try to tear you down. Learn to speak simply and to the point. Never defend yourself to someone who makes you feel small. There are some people who will never like you and that's okay. Be...
    Annurban Annurban
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 10

    It's been almost 2 weeks

    since I've smoked a cigarette. I didn't think I would be able to do it at first, especially without the use of nicotine patches or gum, but it's honestly very easy now. Week 3 here I come!!
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Jan 14, 2015

    I have cured myself of self-consciousness,

    daily experiences of shame and low-self esteem. Yet there is so much further to go. All the while, I am still bipolar and don't really cope any better with it. And it continues to get worse. Has it been worth it? It's given me something to do with my time.
    GatesofDawn67 GatesofDawn67
    51-55, M
    Apr 16

    I'm quick to judge and it sucks

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

    When I was younger I used to compare myself to

    other people, but as I've gotten older and adopted a new way of thinking, I only compete with myself. I want to be the best version of myself in all areas. Right now I feel like I am progressing wonderfully in all areas except some procrastination habits, and financially (which...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    There is no challenge more challenging

    than the challenge to improve yourself...CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 3

    I'm in competition with no one.

    I'm not perfect; I just want to be a better woman than I was yesterday.
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Dec 18, 2015

    "If you want to shine like a sun,

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

    THE REVOLUTION IS YOUR LIFE Don’t exist.

    Live. Get out, explore. Thrive. Challenge authority. Challenge yourself. Evolve. Change forever. Become who you say you always will. Keep moving. Don’t stop. Start the revolution. Become a freedom fighter. Become a superhero. Just because everyone doesn’t...
    TheAlphaDoge TheAlphaDoge
    22-25
    2 Responses Mar 18
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 14

    👇 100 benefits of meditation There are

    so many advantages to meditation. Meditation is as powerful. Here is the definitive list of benefits that meditation can provide you with: Physiological benefits: 1- It lowers oxygen consumption. 2- It decreases respiratory rate. 3- It increases blood flow and slows the heart...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 14

    I try to, anyway, but I do it by MY standards.

    I don't think I should have to look a certain way, or weigh a certain amount to be beautiful. True beauty shines from within.
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 22

    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
    22 Responses Mar 3, 2015

    There's no reason why not to be improving

    yourself constantly. If you really care about your life you would alway work on whatever you are interested in. Even though you are good already, you can always be better. I am always working on new skills and improving the ones I already have. I learn from my superiors, my...
    Mora5 Mora5
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    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

    Today I am wearing a pretty dress

    and boots and a jacket and tights! First tights of the season!! Today is a spa day! I am getting my nails and hair done today! When you have been terribly hurt it only does to lick your wounds so long. Last night I came up swinging!! I decided to channel the devastation into...
    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 31

    Sometimes I just feel like giving up.

    Then I remember I have a lot of motherfduckers to prove wrong!!!
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Aug 3, 2015

    For the longest time,

    I thought I was at a stalemate with myself. No vehicle, no job, no home. I've achieved nothing since high school, how pitiful. I recently chronicled the abuse I suffered from the second semester grade 8 to the first semester of college, and with it chronicled the effects my...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand
    22-25
    5 Responses May 28, 2015

    When I say I'ma do something I do it,

    I don't give a damn what you think, I'm doing this for me, so **** the world Feed it beans, it's gassed up, if it thinks it's stopping me I'ma be what I set out to be, without a doubt undoubtedly And all those who look down on me I'm tearing down your balcony
    Annurban Annurban
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 15

    Working toward a doctorate degree,

    working out at the gym, running 5 and 10k races (working up to half-marathon)... I am a voracious reader. On top of that I consider myself a deeply spiritual person full of passion and feeling… I just devour life! I hope it doesn’t sound like I am bragging or boasting, but...
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 24

    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
    9 Responses Dec 22, 2015

    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
    6 Responses Jun 13, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    Yeah...haha...haha...

    haha...I actually gave up a few months ago so....
    Kayla429 Kayla429
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 11

    In everything I do I look at it like one step

    closer to a better me. I might make mistakes, but everything must be tempered to get stronger.
    Leahfer Leahfer
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 12

    Despite going through difficult experiences I'm

    still concerned with my future and what I can do to build more awareness towards my community.
    Gerri0909 Gerri0909
    22-25, T
    1 Response Mar 6

    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

    I don't have it all together

    but I'm working on me. I want to remain on a constant state of improvement. That's my idea of a perfect journey.
    aniley1999 aniley1999
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 18

    I might make mistakes along the way,

    but I think of them as learning curves and even though I can't always be optimistic, I sure try to be and never show when I am down.
    WiseGuyAlec WiseGuyAlec
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 3

    There is always things I can do to improve

    and I'm striving for greatness because I want to be known as a girl who wanted to quit but never did.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 16

    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

    "Don't speak to a fool,

    for he will despise the insight of your words." Trying to remember this today and every day. Some people like to live in ignorance. For them, ignorance is bliss. They don't want you taking that bliss away from them. So don't. I was talking to a friend and I told him that it...
    Annurban Annurban
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Feb 26

    I actually think I'm cute.

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

    i am always improving myself i dont know sure

    got something or problem pull me down event i was improving i really dont what was happen ?
    josephprince josephprince
    22-25, M
    Mar 24
    dksl14 dksl14
    18-21, M
    10 Responses Jan 13, 2015

    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

    3 solutions to every problem: accept it,

    change it, leave it. If you can't accept it, change it. If you can't change it, leave it.
    Kinggalxy Kinggalxy
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2015

    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...
    LucyCan LucyCan
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Jan 21

    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

    Going to try and meditate

    for 5 straight minutes. Waaaay harder than it sounds.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Mar 30
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 7

    I try hard to make a mark on this world

    and am always figuring out new ways to improve myself to inspire my family, who happen to be going through very tough times right now.
    ThatPrettyWoman ThatPrettyWoman
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 5
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