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I Am Changing My Life

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    In Every Way

    everything that is going on in my life right now is 100% different than where I was a year ago, some things are much better and somethings are much worse, but I keep my head up and a good outlook on things. Overall I'm much happier than I was a year ago and I feel more loved than...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Everythings Changing

    For the past few years I've been so pessimistic about so many things and right now i think thinking negatively would not be the right solution when dealing with problems so from now on jherkhie won't be a jerk anymore
    kulit kulit 22-25, F Jun 21, 2009

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    A New Direction

    For too many years I've always put myself second, constantly thinking and catering to others needs, to a point where I started to completely loose my own identity and desires.I've spent my entire life almost just living day to day, pushing my own feelings, desires and pain down...
    MomentsinTime MomentsinTime 41-45, M 4 Responses May 6, 2011

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    Point Of Life

    There comes a point in life when the questions that have been bothering you all along, slowly unfolds before your eyes. Those moments no matter how harsh it may seem, how agonizing it maybe, Truth always sets you free(realization). Then starts new chapter with new questions to...
    wishfordeath wishfordeath 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    Decided to change majors

    and transfer to another University during a cold, lonely graveyard shift a few months back. I had everything set at that time. Cushy job that was waay ahead of what was expected of someone my age, with any agency that I could've stayed with until retirement. But I did it for...
    VandalMcMurphy VandalMcMurphy 18-21, F Dec 11, 2013

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    The Is Right And Right Now

    Spread my wings to the sky. How high i take it up, how bright I shine to light it up. How big the show , how far. around the world it goes . We gonna know when go Keep it rolling on Dont let up, dont stop or slow Aint nobody' gonna take the wheel if you let it go. With the...
    StoneColdSixx StoneColdSixx 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    The First Step Is Always The Hardest

    Yes, I am changing my life. I am tired of the hurt and the frustration I have felt before, the lack of purpose I have felt in my life. So I am doing something about it. It may be small steps, little things like getting in tough of my spiritual side, and getting in touch with the...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    The Path To Myself

    I haven't had the easiest life. I have a social access disability although most people only see that I can't walk and have a bent frame. I have tried for over 15 years to obtain a tertiary qualification and get a career in the alternative entertainment/arts industry, to no avail...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    Exodus

    For a while now, I have had a burning desire to leave. To leave this place, my mother, this state, the South. Finally, I have decided to change my life, whether for good or ill. I am moving in January, to live with my aunt in North Carolina. She was the first person I ever came...
    iamstillhuman iamstillhuman 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    Our Wonderful Connection

    We met each other in university. I went to tell him something and he said to me: „We have phoned, haven't we?“ I was thunderstruck because my surname is such a common one. Actually the phone call was a few months ago. He couldn't mean that, but he did. From the beginning I...
    ready2fight ready2fight 31-35 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    This Past Month.

    The past month, I have changed a lot. A lot of new things have happened in the last half year, and that has changed me too. But the last month has been more of an eye-opener. After being dumped exactly a month ago, I realized several things. One, a guy who dumps you because I was...
    Ariesgrl18 Ariesgrl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    Learn...

    That you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved, the rest is up to them.. That no matter how much you care, some people just don't care back. That it takes years to build up trust and only second to destroy it. That no matter...
    JKS17 JKS17 26-30, F Feb 15, 2013

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    I Have Changed My Life

    I made the decision to follow my own path: do what I want & live a fulfilling life!
    NorthernProject NorthernProject 18-21, F Sep 2, 2010

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    Escape

    I'm leaving... I'm leaving the town that only loves its own, family that hates, I'm leaving! The words trickle down my throat, almost too sweet for truth... all the tongue-stinging flavor of tart sugar candy distilled to two words: I'm leaving! Tomorrow night, I am leaving. True...
    ValentinK ValentinK 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3, 2010

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    Police Officer To Mercenary

    I was sure I wanted to be a police officer, but the Mansion and Train incidents made me think otherwise. I became a mercenary to combat bio-terrorism.
    RebeccaChambers RebeccaChambers 18-21, F Jul 9, 2013

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    Changing My Life.........the Journey Continues....1

    HI FRIENDS... Today i have completed the day 1 of my mission.... feeling really good.... Today i have bought some magazines such as............... how to change your life........ and some bodybuilding magazines. Right now i am feeling very energetic and very happy...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 2 Responses Aug 20, 2011

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    Can We Really?

    It started out with me wondering if its actual possible to change one's life. I don't believe in pre determination but we are wried to respond in a certain way. i have worked with a variety of people over the years who have fallen foul of the legal system. one of the thing is see...
    stevester stevester 46-50, M 6 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Sick Of Me.

    Today i was lying in bed when i started to think about the choicea i have made. though i am young ive made some very bad choices. i have decided to change my ways even though it may hurt me now and even if it causes me to lose some people...
    Comicss Comicss 13-15, F Feb 3, 2013

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    Being More Open

    After years of being bullied, I have healed enough to open up more to people. The "scars" (memories) will always be there to haunt me, but the pain is gone. I'm still wary, but it'll get better with time. I have come a long way. I used to be so shy, that I wouldn't talk to...
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F Sep 14, 2013

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    Overcoming Thought Patterns

    Buiding a new self is very hard work Its a slow process and all my perceptions are challenged, The nagging voices in my head.. "You're so stupid, you're so old, you'll never make it." They are being challenged now, this is the work I am currently doing each day is a working...
    parvathi3 parvathi3 22-25, F Jul 28, 2013

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    Changing My Life.........the Journey Continues....3

    Hi Friends...., Today was my real examination....... As i have been avoiding ************ for 3 days, But today i have went into some adult sites.....first i control myself as possible as i can....The time, when i am controlling myself , was the superb time , as i was fighting...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 4 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    I Never Knew Short-shorts Could Help.

    It has been over 2 years since i self injured, about 4 months since i quit smoking, are about 20 pounds lost. I didn't realize how much i have been bettering myself, i didn't realize it until i went shopping and purchased a pair of size 3 short shorts. Not only had i lost enough...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F Jul 21, 2012

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    Giving Up Everything, Realizing What Mattered And Starting Over Again

    Changes all over the place. My whole world is changing. In the past couple of months I have been experiencing a whirlpool of emotions and situations. I gave everything up. Just couldn't keep up with all obligations and pressure from everything. Left my home, been on my own for...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2012

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    I Am Trying To

        I am trying to cahnge my self. I want to be a better person , then I am already. I am trying to learn how to conrtrole my emotions. That way I won't try to take someones head off. I hate when people make me mad. I want to have more of me time. That would be so...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Oct 13, 2010

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    It All Started With Some Spring Cleaning...

    In February of this year I took advantage of some early spring weather to start cleaning the winter blah out of my house and it rapidly led to me questioning my goals, my hopes and my dreams. Over the last  two months I have repainted every room in my...
    NobodySpecial NobodySpecial 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    Road To Happiness

    after recently being informally diagnosed with bpd i'm taking the steps to better myself. i started uni a few months ago and in the short space iv been here have driven away so many people due to my condition. Trying to change things now and take the steps to try and be happier...
    MyBPDStory MyBPDStory 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Enough Games, It's Time To Be Real.

    Some time back I made a decision to change my world, life was becoming hopeless to me, thought my future was dim. I set a goal, it was to be debt free in two years (except for my house), the second was to become fully aware of my self, the third was to learn how to love others...
    dragonsteel dragonsteel 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Changing My Life....... Another Try.....

    I was going to change my life... but failed in middle of it...... Failed in every promise that i have made.... It's Like your name has being changed to Loser Or Failure.... If i have seen a hope in myself.... that i am going to change then it will last up to 7 days....because i...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    Life's A Changing

    Life's a changing,Not by choice,Suddenly,I've had to fit in,Feel I don't belong,Unfortunately,It's the way,Of the future,If I'm to survive,I need to change.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 25, 2012

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    Changing My Life.........

    Hi...Friends....From now onward i want to change my life.... there is much more i have to do in my life..... i just fail whenever i want to change my life but this time i will change my whole life. i will motivate myself everyday to change my life completely...TO CHANGE MY...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 4 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    I Am Taking Myself On A Journey....

    I am going to take myself on a journey to change my life. It will be a slow one, even a painful one, with scary moments too as I am going to be honest with myself. The outcome I hope will be positive and rewarding, but I just feel the time is ready for me to take control of my...
    Kiwispirit Kiwispirit 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    Yea, I Was That Girl

    I was the kid that self harmed every night, had a mother that didn't show she cared, had no friends, had rubbish grades at school, refused to attend school, sat in the corner alone, the depressed one that no one liked, was bullied, ate too much, was suicidal, had no social life...
    XanthiaJo XanthiaJo 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    I Want To Run

    So I was a bartender in a beach community for years and needless to say partying was my modus operandi. I've never been big into drugs or anything although I have experimented. I'm definitely a supporter of medicinal/recreational marijuana use and that will never change but I...
    blacksheepiam blacksheepiam 22-25, M Apr 1, 2013

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    Get Rid Of ************...or Any Addiction.

    Friends please stop ************. It's a sick habit. It has lot of sideeffects,search internet for it.Most important one it creates diffidence in life. Lead an healthy lifestyle do lot of workouts in gym, jogging and lot more. Instead of watching **** go out and hang out with...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 11 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    Creating A Better Life Requires More Than Just Wishing It To Happen

    For the first time in my life, I will be the one in control of my life....I was an abused child.,and then when i married 43 years ago,I ended up in a sexless marriage with a very controlling spouse.I am finally leaving that marriage and starting my new life.My ability to finally...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 12 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    A Whole New World!

    This time I'm going to change my like for good! A physical and mental makeover! This year I am doing some serious changes, I have entered in an academy of dance (Doing ballet) and preforming also to become more fit and athletic I know it will be body work but it will be worth it...
    AnnaSavvy AnnaSavvy 13-15, F Aug 10, 2012

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    Movin' On

    Movin' on, Changing, For good, Had enough, Old life, Unhappy, Now I'm a party, Happy as Larry, I'm movin' on.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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    At the point life has given me lemons .

    ... So I'm going to make lemonade 😉
    Pretty22 Pretty22 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Dear Mom

    Dear Mom, What do you think about when you hear a person is an only child? Do you assume that child is just like me? Am I some sort of special breed of only child? I don’t believe upbringing defines a child as far as how many children are in a household. I think it’s what...
    ImaginaryPrototype ImaginaryPrototype 18-21, F Sep 13, 2013

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    Wow! What a Ride!

    Well... it's been one hell of a year. By February I realized I just couldn't continue with things as they were...but I had no idea how or what to change. There had to be something wrong with me. Something that made my husband turn from me years ago, something that caused my...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 8 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    I Want To Feel Good For The First Time In My Life

    I am a 22 year old guy.I never did anything interesting in my life so far(unless you find seriously being in love with a girl you never spoke to,read here EP Link,never dated,was never in a band,did not had any extra curicculur activites,was not great in school.It sucked,cause I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 4, 2012

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    I Want To Become So Much More Than Myself

    may not believe this story or you may think I am an idiot, but I know that what I am doing will work. I have to achieve a mission to get what I want. I feel as if life is really limited. I long to be able to do what other people can't. To be powerful and strong. I want the...
    ExtraordinaryMan ExtraordinaryMan 13-15, M Sep 2, 2012

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    2012 Is The Year For Massive Positive Change For Me!!!

    I am working on changing my weight and health at the same time. Since the last week of January I am down 67 lbs and counting. I am working out every day for 35 to 40 minutes. I am also eating an extremely healthy diet. I juice fruits and veggies and also make smoothies as well. I...
    defdevestated defdevestated 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2012

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    Me Too

    I want things to be different. I feel like if I hadn't been so passive or overly accepting/forgiving, many of my life's problems would be gone. I don't want to be an unhappy person. You wanna know what the most depressing comment someone said to me was? "It's life, you just...
    KarliGrace KarliGrace 31-35 Dec 14, 2010

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    Since I've started this new job my workload

    seemed a bit more chaotic there for a few days. Working at the law office and then coming home to dishes, dinner, freelance, and stepmother-hood it was beginning to really ware me out and it had only been two weeks! I finished my first children's book last week, it's in the...
    TheJoneses TheJoneses 22-25, F Mar 26

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    Related Experiences

    I know I am changing, after so many years of plodding along, trying to please everybody while coping with one problem after another...and another.. too damn tired to fight back...
    RobLucy4964 RobLucy4964 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I came to a recent understanding about my time. I am not to live by my own free will. My natural instinct directs me in a way that made me come to realize its not my own feelings I...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    Life is cruel sometimes but you have to push through- you'll be all right :) People have bullied me and hurt me before- and it still greatly impacts my self-esteem today. But you...
    calmingmelody calmingmelody 13-15, F Mar 27

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    He walked into the room and my heart immediately started beating quickly. I knew of him and his reputation, but it was the first time I ever seen him up close. That all sounds...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Life is a illusion, it gives you a taste of every possible emotion and feeling that exists. It's an illusion because you may never feel tomorrow what you feel today. It's changing...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F Apr 3

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    i can predict what is gonna happen in my life basically coz there is no changing in my life ......go to uni alone eat alone ... i dont understand why my life sucks like hell...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I'm just going to go on a little rant here (it's a bit long)...there are just some things I need to get out and I don't really have anyone to talk to that would understand..any...
    ashh7 ashh7 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I need a life makeover. I need a new job A new place And a new body Sooooo I think I'm going to start the process of changing things in my life. So that maybe just maybe I can...
    xxmisslynnxx xxmisslynnxx 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I know we've heard this one a lot but here I go. Ever since I graduated from high school I had been told by everyone around me to do things which everyone is doing , get a decent...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response