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I Am Battling My Own Mind

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    My Brain Is Fighting Me

    I used to love my brain more than anything. I really enjoyed having lots of trivia knowledge, a quick wit, and being one of the smartest people in the room. A few years ago my brain started to rebel against me. Now it seems like all my brain wants to do is freeze up, get stuck on...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    'i Am Battling My Own Mind

    i do battle with my mind but we all do CARL JUNG talkes about ppl having a dark side he called it the shadow self a good illustration of it was the story of DR JEYKELL mister HYDE HE WAS A PHY. who was treating a patient he as Jeykell treated her properly as MISTER Hyde wanted to...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M Oct 18, 2011

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    I feel like no one cares.

    No one wants me. I have no place in this world anymore, if I wasn't here no one would care I know they wouldn't. I have nothing and no-one to live for anymore. Nobody understands what I'm going through. I see no light at the end of this dark lonely tunnel...This is gonna be the...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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    School

    I always thought that it was school that I didn't like but today I realized that its the way how I make out my high school experience to be that I don't like and the way I feel and act at school. My mind floods with so many negative thoughts and It's just because of the way I am...
    abigail39118 abigail39118 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    I feel like no one cares.

    No one wants me. I have no place in this world anymore, if I wasn't here no one would care I know they wouldn't. I have nothing and no-one to live for anymore. Nobody understands what I'm going through. I see no light at the end of this dark lonely tunnel...This is gonna be the...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2014

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    Though I do this a lot it can be harmful to oneself. You should put someone's else's happiness before your own. But you should be careful not to hurt yourself in the process...
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    I have seen many comments from individuals about being open-minded. It seems to be a contest as they proclaim they are more open minded than you or than the public at large. Since...
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    It's been long pending desire to start my own business but my responsibilities are pulling me down.. Also I am not very sure what business I should go for as most of the business...
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    I have been battling it on my own since 2013. I almost gave up last year by hurting myself but I didn't do it because my friend who committed suicide in 2013 wouldn't want me to do...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    *sea clay blue* Of all the mind types,mine is the most mellow. i tend to be in a meditative state most of the time don't try to think my way out of troubles. my thoughts are...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    It's dawn.. and raining.. yesterday the weather was 38'c, so this rain is such a blessing.. an imam is preaching in the nearby mosque.. it's a daily 10mins preach after their...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sharing is loving : D 10 practical tips to start being more mindful right now Take a couple of minutes to notice your breathing. Sense the flow of the breath, the rise and fall of...
    littlelittlepooky littlelittlepooky 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    you know when you get Really mad at someone you start to cry a little thats how I'm feeling right now
    notheonlyone notheonlyone 13-15, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    The way home to your heart is through inquiry, awareness and alchemy. The tools you need are willingness, courage, curiosity and loads and loads of loving support. M. K. Larkin...
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    Family Stories (Part 3)..... This is the third part of family stories as told by my mum whose short term memory is fading fast but whose long term memory is still sound. All have...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The notion of being 'open minded' about everything just seems silly to me. I have certain beliefs, principles and routines I'll stick to no matter what, as well as things I would...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I wonder what goes through everyone's minds here when they read my stories or look at the groups I'm in. I wonder what first impression I give. Most people see one thing they like...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    it just pissis me off when somebody tells me that he won't say what he wants to say because "I have to figure it out on my own "
    muradgh muradgh 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I berlieve life after death. I berlieve if we open our minds we can let after life in and show us there not here to hurt us I my self can sense feel and speck and see spirits
    xbossfemalex xbossfemalex 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    OK so I don't actually own one but my bf does and he's had her for three years (her names Zoey by the way). At first I didn't mind Zoey. My bf let her out of her cage to fly around...
    brigrace27 brigrace27 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I have close experiences with it because I live in a small town. I hate it because it's such a penetrating problem. It really screws with your life because, for whatever reason...
    ZanderPiano ZanderPiano 22-25, M Jun 27

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    I wish I could delete all those times when I thought I knew where I stood with someone just from text messages and my own imagination. I am almost always wrong. In other words I...
    kingerm43 kingerm43 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    But let them make their own babies
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M Jun 26

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    When I can't sleep, I usually question the evolutionary future of our genus. How can Homo Evolutis come to be when our species is so scared of genetic modification and augmentation...
    logan1997 logan1997 18-21 1 Response Jun 26

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    God, I’m so tired... 12:26 am. The sound of my own breathing is annoying me and I can’t sleep. Every little twitch and itch feels like a spider taking a stroll cross my arm...
    drfate drfate 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 26

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    And the thing is so many people who say their open minded they really aren't . Just because someone has a different mind set because they have a different lifestyle than you doesn...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 25

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    Your given a body, a mind and your set into the world with the traits and abilities you have been gifted with, whether you like them or not, we have no choice but to create our...
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    My Ex bastard of a boyfriend played so many mind games with me was verbally abusive even thou he was 15 years younger then me.I thought we could at least be (friends) big mistake...
    Wantingtopullmyhairout Wantingtopullmyhairout 46-50, F Jun 24

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    I'm very open minded but I'm so tired of people telling me to be open minded about everything, specially things you should not be open minded about like an affairs or abuse or...
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 Jun 24

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    the truely open mind would be completely free of biases as the more one learns the more compassionate , understanding and patient one would become. its quite funny how open mind...
    heretochill heretochill 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I like to meet people that have a brain of there own and not following all the other sheep. I love learning about the world around me and just want to meet others that do as well...
    MartinJFalls MartinJFalls 36-40 2 Responses Jun 24

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    dont go out today you gonna get hit by a bus. thats what my mind is telling me.
    Cubeball Cubeball 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    When I claim that I am open-minded, I mean that in the truest sense; I try to understand and acknowledge other points of view, even (or especially) when they differ from my own. I...
    alexis1215 alexis1215 41-45, F 45 Responses Jun 23

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    Family Stories (Part 2)........., This is the 2nd part of family history as told to me by my mum whose memory is fast fading but still has her long term memory intact. I have heard...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have my own opinions about things big and small and in the case that I haven't fully formed an opinion, I'm not afraid to say so until I've learned more about the subject. I am...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Jun 22

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    As I've touched on in other posts, there is no right and no wrong. Broaden your horizons and contemplate the good and intuition in all. We've all evolved in our own ways and...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 22

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    "The greatest picture is the one of the mind" caillali000 I have nooooo idea if anyone ever already said that😂
    caillali000 caillali000 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 20

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