I Am Changing My Life

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    A friend at work told me

    that when a woman cuts her hair, she is ready to change. For me it's moving forward and valuing the lessons I have been taught this last year. These moments pass us all too quickly. You live day to day year to year and you look back with nostalgia on your chikdhood, and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 2, 2015

    Scared

    I am at a point in my life where all my limits have been reached. Everything simmers under the surface and all I have known is putting my head down, keeping my hands busy and never complaining. I am everything to everyone all the time and I AM TIRED! So begins a new chapter, now...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 6, 2012

    Whether it be in the beginning,

    middle or end of my week, it is the day that I need to get through. Father as I take my next steps, remind me that today is all I need to work through. Yesterday is over, and tomorrow is not here yet. Today I can look at each step is one accomplished step. What ever I just...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 2, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Nov 18, 2009

    Starting today I'm making the best out of each

    day. Helping others & making sure to smile, keep my sanity, & be HAPPY☺️😜😘❤️💜💙💛💚
    aubreylovell aubreylovell
    18-21, F
    Jun 26, 2014

    From the top of my head to the bottom of my

    toes, may I be used to show someone or many including myself, how special, valuable and fearfully and wonderfully made we are. Father the daily struggles, situations and temptations keep us from remembering who we are and what we have. The times sometimes can creep up and...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 9, 2015

    Sitting and thinking how my day will be.

    Before I get to the steps that will having me walking on shaking ground, may You remind me that I am not alone. You have given me another day to see how You work. Father may the remembrances of times I did not think I would make it through and how I stopped, took a deep breath...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 1, 2015

    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...
    sexysmeagol sexysmeagol
    18-21, F
    Sep 13, 2013

    Today I'm tired, I'm in no mood to move forward.

    So today I shall need You Father to help me move forward. My heart hurts when I see those around me in situations that I cannot help. My heart hurts when people are stricken with illness that no meds can fix. My heart hurts me when people are in situations that are financially...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 9, 2015

    Tenacious Tuesday is my theme

    for today. I will hold fast, tightly, firmly, and clinging to the one thing I know to be true, which is what is impossible for me is not for You, Father. When the storms and pressures of today try and swing me, push me, test me, try me, and beat on me, I shall tenaciously grip...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 10, 2015

    Footprints in the sand come to mind

    when I think about how my day will be. Father if there comes a time in my day that I start to feel alone. Father remind me that is the time You are carrying me. You have never left me and never will. But You know Father there are times when the steps get harder to walk forward...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 4, 2015

    Father at this moment my arms are up like a

    little child reaching and pleading for You to pick me up. Father what steps I have taken are ones that I just don't feel I can take one more step. Father everything and everyone seem against me, and no matter which way I turn it seems that there are nets waiting to catch me and...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 15, 2015

    With all that is happening in this world from

    things that can be seen via news and things that cannot. Things that are happening outside the homes and inside the homes. Things that are happening to family, friends and associates makes it hard to move forward without having an overwhelming heaviness of hopelessness. Father...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 18, 2015

    I love quotes... A good one can be

    so powerful... "Straight roads do not make skillful drivers" Sometimes people want the easy route but the truth of the matter is that's not how we learn.... Appreciate and Embrace the adversity in your life...
    toniyl toniyl
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2015

    I can honestly say that I have changed from the

    beginning of my high school career till now. I used to be short tempered , rude, and some might even say a " *****"; however slowly but surely my attitude has changed, I've discovered a new appreciation for life and I've realized that some things are just not worth me working...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 29, 2015

    Thirsty Thursday has arrived.

    I am so thirsty to feel that freedom only You can give. Father You know me from the inside out. You know my why's behind each step I have taken. You have seen, heard and witnessed each dirty, grimy, and worthless step I have taken. Funny how the least bit of negative I am...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 19, 2015

    Today while I am Thankful

    for many things, I above all am, Thankful for the enlightenment You give me. As I am sitting and thinking about the show The Walking Dead, I recall the days I was like a walking dead person. Physically I showed all the signs of life but happiness, hope, a will to live, a heart...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 26, 2015

    I am going through several major life changes

    now. I just changed jobs, I'm in the process of selling my house (it's under contract), and I'm going through a divorce (it's running through the courts and weeks away from being finalized). I know that this person is toxic and the relationship is very unhealthy and I know...
    GracefulKat GracefulKat
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 27

    I can question You for all the negative

    that has happened to me and or others, but if I look back from where I have come from to where I am, without the negative I would not have become the person I am today. With each negative experience, I have had to come to the end of myself. I had to come to the point of letting...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    I am changing my life,

    right now, as I type this i am growing, building energy, changing in my heart, my outlook. Thru this change I have found peace, truth, and happiness. And it's not that hard. I am changing into something wonderful, not only because I already am, but because that's what I want...
    SonOfTheMonkeysUncle SonOfTheMonkeysUncle
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 1, 2015

    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

    I am coming to You not knowing

    where to begin and cannot see an ending. At this time, I am choosing not to take one more step without taking a deep breath in and letting a deep breath out. I am reminded of the many days You have gotten me through. I did not know how, and I was not able to see an end, but the...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 30, 2015

    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

    This has been the mission now

    for a long time. 3 years ago I really truly lost myself. Doing only what others wanted me to do, out of this I have emerged an almost completely different person. It has been rewarding but for the most part I have known that I am missing myself. So I am giving myself permission...
    whatthefox whatthefox
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 2

    Since the day I stopped running from You

    and turned to You, not once have I had to explain what I did and why I did it. You never demanded me to accept You. You did not even say "I told you so". You never asked me to change who I am, but told me that what You have started in me You will finish to completion. When I had...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 11, 2015

    Hump day they say, 1/2 way through the week

    they say, but it is only the beginning of the pile up of emotions, and self centeredness each person feels due to a holiday season beginning to unravel. Father may You bless me with eyes to see each person with the love, acceptance, forgiveness, and mercy the way You see me. May...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 25, 2015

    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

    So I have decided to date two guys at the same

    time. Neither I am in a relationship with. One is my ex, who wants to get back together, and I told him I need to figure out myself which is the truth. We had a talk and he knows that I need to see if I love him out of loneliness or out of love. I am keeping an open mind however...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss
    22-25, F
    Jun 1, 2014

    I lived many years in a marriage

    that was abusive and in a religion that allowed it. I have left both in the past three years. I have come out of the external and internal chains that held me. I have the scars of that experience but I am working each day to heal.
    TreasuresJoy TreasuresJoy
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2014

    Today You have planned my steps.

    You know exactly what I shall walk into. What troubles will come my way. But You also said You will give me a way out. Father today in my venture of ups and downs. You are molding me, and because You consider me a diamond in the ruff, You are squeezing me here and there...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 8, 2015

    Madness of many thoughts of what is to come.

    Father, I am asking that You take each burden of thought and refill me with a renewal of thoughts. Reminders that today is a worry in itself. That You have not, are not and will not abandon me. That each step I take is taken with You. You will and have walked ahead of me. So...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 23, 2015
    msb2015 msb2015
    26-30, M
    May 4, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Aug 19, 2011

    Sitting and thinking about how many times I

    have planned things. How many times I preconceived my outcomes. When situations arose especially when negative, and how the worry, anxiety and stress played so strong in that time, to all end up working out some how, some way. Yes there were plenty of outcomes that were not my...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2015

    I've been forcing myself to wake up early

    for the last week and it's such an amazing beneficial change! I eat a good breakfast, I get to practice cooking more, have time for yoga and daily devotions, see the night sky change into the morning sky, and believe it or not I have more energy and positivity through out the...
    BeautifullyBrokenAngel BeautifullyBrokenAngel
    22-25, F
    Feb 27

    I am only one person with two feet

    that at this time walking forward with all the hustle and bustle of things to do, I know that my two feet can become two left feet. So as I begin to tale my next steps, remind me on who I am. I am Your child l. I am able to do all things with You. That with each step even if I...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 24, 2015

    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

    I used to have dreams

    for my future. Then social anxiety started to consume me. Public outings give me panic attacks, and I have lost all of my friends. For three years, I have been acting like my social anxiety and depression are a ball and chain, keeping my from reaching my full potential. This is...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    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

    Something to ponder on.

    ... What other people think of me is none of my business. One of the highest places you can get to is being independent of the good opinions of other people. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer <3
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    Before I take another step,

    I look to You. Father without You I am nothing but with You and through You I can do Any and All things. Right now I take a deep breath of You in and breathe out saying my steps ahead were preplanned by You. As all Your children's steps have been planned. Today You have set...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 7, 2015

    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

    I've always been the problem child,

    a lot through early teens, (I'm 16 turning 17) I would always party a lot, I hung out with the wrong people, I smoked things I shouldn't have done, I had sex early, and overall i was doing everything people shouldn't do. I want to be a roll model, someone that people look up to...
    Ericafaith Ericafaith
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2015

    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
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 30, 2013

    3 months of sobriety

    and counting...
    FinalBoss FinalBoss
    36-40, M
    Dec 20, 2015

    Its a wonder how when someone else puts

    themselves down, their looks, their being and just their overall opinion of themselves, makes an overwhelming love and longing to be the voice that will speak life, love and acceptance to them. The voice that when times get tough for them, to speak encouragement and hope. The...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 21, 2015

    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...
    Ariesgrl21 Ariesgrl21
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2012

    Our time is never known.

    With the news and conversations talking about what's happening, the panic and emotional roller coaster of fear, anger, hurt, rage, and overall negative is being radiated in the hearts and minds. Father I lift each person that has experienced trauma and those that are in the...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 3, 2015

    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
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

    I divorced the wife that was dragging me down

    into the mire of mediocrity, I moved away from the pit of despair, I have started working a job in which I make a positive difference in people's lives, I am marrying a wonderful woman who is helping me to purge all my inner darkness, I have gotten rid of the things that are a...
    SheilaSmirks SheilaSmirks
    41-45, T
    Jan 6, 2015

    I love a good quote..

    .. We all are probably aware of the popular serenity prayer "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference." That's a good quote in all but honestly my soul sometimes is still not...
    toniyl toniyl
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2015

    Thinking how after the day came to an end

    yesterday, I looked back and saw the way Your hand twisted everything to work out. Far above what I thought it would have turned out. So I give You Thanks! As I sit to think right now, how I would love for things not to pile up and then have to run to You, I begin by saying here...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 16, 2015

    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
    8 Responses Aug 23, 2011

    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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